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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.
Risk to trade if ports not climate change proofed
7 Dec 2018
About 80% of world trade is carried by sea, but the maritime industry handling these goods is on the frontline of climate woes, unless it adapts - fast.
Q&A: Shipping and the environment
20 Nov 2018
With international shipping carrying more than 80% of world trade by volume, the international community must ensure that maritime transport responds to the challenges of climate change.
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.
Economic challenges lie ahead as climate change wreaks havoc
17 Oct 2018
UN bodies spotlight new ways to equip developing countries with the economic means to tackle the catastrophic effects of climate change.
2018 demonstrates extreme weather's impact on development
31 Aug 2018
Written by Regina Asariotis, Chief, Policy and Legislation Section, UNCTAD
New website on climate change adaptation for coastal transport
31 Aug 2018
UNCTAD launched a web site on climate change impacts and adaptation for coastal transport infrastructure, such as seaports and airports, in Caribbean small island developing states.
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).