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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.
Gendered stats ensure everyone counts
18 Dec 2018
Statistics often reveal unseen forces, but more needs to be done to incorporate gender equality insights into economy and trade statistics to get the full picture.
Growth of global goods exports to reach 10.4% in 2018
5 Dec 2018
Newly released UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2018 offers up-to-date, reliable trade figures in an era of uncertainty.
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.
We must resist 'doomsday' scenario for multilateralism, meeting hears
14 Nov 2018
UNCTAD senior management and government representatives call for restraint and dialogue in an attempt to resolve the crisis facing the multilateral trading system.
Women-supporting trade policies need better data, experts say
31 Oct 2018
Women's economic empowerment is a crucial objective of the international development agenda but designing informed policies means developing better information.
Tying trade and gender together in southern Africa
29 Oct 2018
Over 70 policymakers, academics and equality advocates from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are taking a new UNCTAD course on trade and gender.
Fair trade movement and UNCTAD join forces
19 Oct 2018
The two organizations have agreed to work hand-in-hand in their efforts to ensure all workers and farmers get a fair share of the benefits of trade.
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).