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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.
Sludge, nudge and other consumer trends
6 Dec 2018
When you shop on the internet or receive goods and services online free of charge in exchange for your personal data, you still have rights as a consumer.
Morocco updates public on consumer law progress
26 Nov 2018
Moroccan consumers were front and centre of an information sharing exercise to communicate critical outcomes of an novel voluntary peer review.
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.
Unsafe consumer products cost the US economy $1 trillion each year
11 Jul 2018
Injuries and death caused by consumer products represent a massive drag on the economy, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission
A fairer economy requires protection as much as inclusion
9 Jul 2018
Better access to formal financial services thanks to digital technologies has improved lives but brought new risks, such as over-indebtedness. Better consumer protection is needed.
Audio-visual sports rights experts step up to the plate
5 Jul 2018
The battle for audio-visual rights to sports events is as fierce as the action on the field, and competition regulators in developing countries must be prepared to play the game
Consumer rights can spur development, meeting hears
3 Jul 2018
When consumer interests are protected, social and economic progress follows – supporting countries to meet the Sustainable Development Goals
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).