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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.
World's poorest countries must nurture dynamic businesses
20 Nov 2018
UNCTAD's Least Developed Countries Report 2018 examines how the world's most disadvantaged countries can foster entrepreneurship to create jobs and help end poverty.
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.
Securities regulators can boost sustainable finance, says new UN report
23 Oct 2018
Securities regulators covering one-third of global market capitalization make a new push for sustainable finance.
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).
Forum highlights ‘inclusive trade’ for world’s poorest countries
14 Jun 2018
With a share of global trade of less than 1%, fresh ideas are needed to bring the world’s poorest countries into the international trading system.
UN deputy launches powerful tool for least developed countries
6 Jun 2018
UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, who was instrumental in bringing about the Sustainable Development Goals, praises UNCTAD’s integrated approach to policy advice for LDCs.
Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan strengthen trade competitiveness
9 May 2018
UNCTAD, the UN Economic Commission for Europe and the governments of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan launch databases on non-tariff measures, making the countries' trade rules more transparent.
Making progress on sustainable development, four countries tipped to graduate from ranks of poorest
15 Mar 2018
Bhutan, Kiribati, São Tomé and Príncipe and Solomon Islands have been recommended for graduation from the special UN category for least developed countries.