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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.
Boom to challenge lithium-rich developing countries
16 Oct 2018
Annual general meeting of the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development, hosted by UNCTAD, considers ways to tackle new challenges.
Economic reality in Occupied Palestinian Territory is bleaker than ever
11 Sep 2018
UNCTAD's annual report into its assistance to the Palestine people comes as socioeconomic conditions deteriorate and 'de-development' continues.
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).
Hydraulic fracturing? - not so fast, says new review of pros and cons
24 May 2018
Fracking remains controversial, but a dispassionate review of the pluses and minuses of shale gas extraction can shed light on pressing energy needs.
State of Palestine expresses intent to join UNCTAD
24 May 2018
Palestinian envoy submits letter from President Mahmoud Abbas requesting membership of UNCTAD.
Palestinian people denied human right to development, UNCTAD study says.
3 Apr 2018
Half a century of occupation and appropriation of land and resources has impoverished the Palestinian people and, crucially, denied them the right to development, a new UNCTAD study says.