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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.
Young Yangon entrepreneurs get business skills boost in Myanmar
20 Dec 2018
UNCTAD, with UNDP and telecoms company Ooredoo Myanmar, holds entrepreneurship training course in Yangon, with a national rollout being considered.
Ecuadorian energy tea business scoops SDG pitch prize
16 Nov 2018
Amazonian small-scale tea growers look set to benefit from $15,000 awarded to energy tea company owner Demetrio Santander, who plans to help them form a workers' association.
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.
Family businesses are a force for long-term good, speakers say
25 Oct 2018
The powerful alignment of family business and the sustainability agenda is revealed at a first-of-its-kind meeting at the United Nations during the World Investment Forum.
The Netherlands and UNCTAD sign $6m Strategic Partnership Agreement
23 Oct 2018
The Netherlands pledges $6 million over four years to support UNCTAD’s innovative investment and e-commerce activities, the partners announced at the World Investment Forum.
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).