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Successful trade-in-biodiversity cases shown at CITES meeting
21 Dec 2018
UNCTAD's BioTrade Initiative champions companies whose business model benefits of both the planet's plants and animals and people.
Experts say trade in biodiversity offers win-win scenario
16 Nov 2018
The sustainable and innovative commercialization of native plants and animals can reduce poverty and protect resources, experts agreed in Egypt.
Debt sustainability in developing countries is deteriorating fast
7 Nov 2018
Urgent talks on a looming global debt crisis take place in Geneva at the second session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Financing for Development on 7-9 November.
Partners commit to implement BioTrade and Access and Benefit Sharing programme in Mekong Region
29 Jun 2018
UNCTAD, in partnership with Swiss non-governmental organization Helvetas, held two back-to-back workshops in Luang Prabang, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, focusing on issues on BioTrade and Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) in the Mekong Region (Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar, and Viet Nam).
Migration in Africa plays growing development role, report reveals
31 May 2018
A comprehensive analysis of population movement within Africa demonstrates it could have unexpected economic benefits and support development on the continent.
Economic Development in Africa: Migration for Structural Transformation
31 May 2018
New report shows that international migration in Africa is primarily a continental phenomenon, contrary to popular perception. In 2017, more than half - 53% of Africa's international migrants resided within the continent, many of them circulating within the same African region.
Debt warning lights flash for poorest countries, experts say
3 May 2018
Top economists from UNCTAD and the International Monetary Fund agree it's time to sound the alarm on rising public debt in many low-income countries but disagree on how loudly the bell should be rung.
Defining, estimating and disseminating statistics on illicit financial flows in Africa
15 Mar 2018
During the latest United Nations Statistical Commission in New York, the Permanent Missions of Nigeria and Norway to the United Nations, UNODC and UNCTAD have organized a side-Event on Measuring Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs), Thursday, 8 March 2018.