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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.
Fostering investment in the development of new antibacterial treatments
20 Nov 2018
An event on fostering investment in the development of new antibacterial treatments was held on 23 October 2018 at the Palais des Nations, Geneva during the World Investment Forum (WIF).
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.
Debt sustainability in developing countries is deteriorating fast
7 Nov 2018
Urgent talks on a looming global debt crisis take place in Geneva at the second session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Financing for Development on 7-9 November.
Microcredit condemned in 'definitive' book on what went wrong
7 Nov 2018
UNCTAD officials and other experts come together to pen a history of microcredit - and offer pointers to a better way of financing sustainable development.
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.
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.
Ten years after the financial crisis: Debt, Money and Finance
18 Sep 2018
When Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy in 2008, it brought the international financial system to the edge of collapse. Ten years later, the global economy has recovered but is it really "safer, simpler and fairer"?
Working together to plug the trade finance gap
6 Aug 2018
Accessing credit is a persistent problem for businesses everywhere, all the more so in developing economies. Financial institutions are helping them take their place in world trade.