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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.
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).
Civil society calls for more honest narrative about benefits of trade
1 Jun 2018
Representatives of non-governmental organizations told UNCTAD that stopping the anti-globalization tide required a new development narrative, and franker conversations about the risks of open borders
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.
Smoothing the way for humanitarian aid: the UN’s life-saving ASYREC partnership
1 Mar 2018
How can we avoid customs red-tape when people are in deep need of help after a major crisis?