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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.
Geneva trade trio promise better trade data for small businesses
23 Nov 2018
Heads of UNCTAD, the International Trade Centre and the World Trade Organization commit to further develop an online portal giving smaller businesses the data they need to trade better.
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).
New project to measure illicit financial flows in Africa
16 Mar 2018
UNCTAD and other UN bodies present new work on tracking the billions stolen from the continent each year through tax avoidance and such illegal activities as drug trafficking.
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.