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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.
Oceans Forum seeks consensus on fish-to-dish solutions
16 Jul 2018
Time is running out to find agreement on ending harmful fisheries subsidies by 2020 but a multi-agency push hosted by UNCTAD aims to inject momentum.
90% of fish stocks are used up – fisheries subsidies must stop
13 Jul 2018
Written byMukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD and Peter Thomson, United Nations Special Envoy for the Ocean, United Nations.
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).
Migration in Africa plays growing development role, report reveals
31 May 2018
A comprehensive analysis of population movement within Africa demonstrates it could have unexpected economic benefits and support development on the continent.
South Africa adopts new IP policy improving access to medicine
31 May 2018
UNCTAD applauds the decision of South Africa's Cabinet to approve the first phase of a new intellectual property policy that paves the way to better access to medicine in the country.
Economic Development in Africa: Migration for Structural Transformation
31 May 2018
New report shows that international migration in Africa is primarily a continental phenomenon, contrary to popular perception. In 2017, more than half - 53% of Africa's international migrants resided within the continent, many of them circulating within the same African region.