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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).
East African nations can help empower women economically by harnessing trade policies
9 May 2018
New report spotlights gender-sensitive trade policymaking in the East African Community.
Moving past photo ops to make trade policy more gender responsive
20 Mar 2018
Experts at WTO workshop say that pro-women trade policies can boost jobs for women and overall growth – when used with the right domestic policies.
Trade deals must work for rural women say participants at key UN session
14 Mar 2018
Commission on the Status of Women speakers call for progressive trade deals, at event co-organized by UNCTAD.
Borderline: Private sector players “Ring the Bell for Gender Equality” to mark International Women’s Day
8 Mar 2018
UNCTAD’s Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative joins partners to raise awareness on the role listed companies can play in women’s economic empowerment.
Borderline: Reliable data on women is crucial to measuring empowerment and equality
6 Mar 2018
The importance of trade for development – and the meaning of gender in it – can be determined by crunching sex-disaggregated data.
Borderline: Women in informal trade want to do business legally and become more prosperous
5 Mar 2018
UNCTAD travelled to half a dozen frontier communities in Malawi, Zambia and Tanzania to find out more about women living on the borderline.