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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.
Global south cooperates to curb illicit financial flows
22 Nov 2018
Illicit financial flows are by definition a cross-border phenomenon requiring international cooperation, particularly between developing countries of the global south, experts said at a meeting in Nairobi.
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.
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"?
Second Expert Consultation on Measuring Illicit Financial Flows for SDG Indicator 16.4.1
6 Jul 2018
On 20-22 June 2018, UNCTAD-UNODC-UNECA organised an expert consultation to discuss a statistical framework to measure illicit financial flows.
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).
Top Angolan officials join African Carbon Forum 2018
13 Apr 2018
Governments, civil society andThe mission to Nairobi came as part of a new EU-UNCTAD project to help Angola diversify its economy away from oil exports