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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.
UN launches one stop shop for development finance
25 Oct 2018
A new UNCTAD-hosted portal aims to gather best practices to help plug the trillion-dollar annual gap in financing for the Sustainable Development Goals.
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.
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).
Global foreign direct investment flows fell sharply in 2017
6 Jun 2018
Negative trend is sign of slowdown in international production and global value chains, World Investment Report 2018 reveals.
Energy is ‘golden thread’ linking development goals, says UN deputy
6 Jun 2018
Amina J. Mohammed, the United Nations deputy secretary-general, said access to modern, clean energy is the common denominator underpinning most Sustainable Development Goals.
A solar lamp can transform a community, UN commission hears
17 May 2018
A manager of the organization Solar Sister says that affordable, clean energy products can reduce poverty, curb household pollution and empower women in rural areas.
Digital skills are not optional in today’s tech-savvy world
15 May 2018
Labour markets and educational needs are being transformed for women and young people by the onslaught of fast-moving technological change, a United Nations commission hears