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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.
Germany backs UNCTAD work to deliver goals of Africa trade deal
22 Nov 2018
A 1.6-million-euro German donation to UNCTAD will help the UN's trade and development body work with African partners to implement a landmark continental agreement on cross-border commerce.
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.
Microcredit condemned in 'definitive' book on what went wrong
7 Nov 2018
UNCTAD officials and other experts come together to pen a history of microcredit - and offer pointers to a better way of financing sustainable development.
Small economies welcome AI-enabled trade tool, but worries remain
15 Oct 2018
Lengthy, complex trade negotiations can be sped up and simplified with artificial intelligence, but new technology always brings new concerns, a 5 October meeting at UNCTAD heard.
Malaysia seeks productivity gains with UNCTAD tool
12 Oct 2018
By using an UNCTAD database to identify and compile non-tariff measures, Malaysia hopes to reduce the cost of compliance by 25%.
Behind-the-border measures shaping trade take centre stage
5 Oct 2018
Policymakers and practitioners specializing in non-tariff measures will gather at UNCTAD's NTM Week 2018 in Geneva from 9-11 October.
Ten years after the financial crisis: Debt, Money and Finance
18 Sep 2018
When Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy in 2008, it brought the international financial system to the edge of collapse. Ten years later, the global economy has recovered but is it really "safer, simpler and fairer"?
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).