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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.
Germany backs UNCTAD work to deliver goals of Africa trade deal
22 Nov 2018
A 1.6-million-euro German donation to UNCTAD will help the UN's trade and development body work with African partners to implement a landmark continental agreement on cross-border commerce.
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.
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.
Small economies welcome AI-enabled trade tool, but worries remain
15 Oct 2018
Lengthy, complex trade negotiations can be sped up and simplified with artificial intelligence, but new technology always brings new concerns, a 5 October meeting at UNCTAD heard.
Malaysia seeks productivity gains with UNCTAD tool
12 Oct 2018
By using an UNCTAD database to identify and compile non-tariff measures, Malaysia hopes to reduce the cost of compliance by 25%.
Behind-the-border measures shaping trade take centre stage
5 Oct 2018
Policymakers and practitioners specializing in non-tariff measures will gather at UNCTAD's NTM Week 2018 in Geneva from 9-11 October.
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).
Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan strengthen trade competitiveness
9 May 2018
UNCTAD, the UN Economic Commission for Europe and the governments of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan launch databases on non-tariff measures, making the countries' trade rules more transparent.
UNCTAD sharing knowledge on Non-Tariff Measures in the APEC Public-Private Dialogue to advance understandings on NTMs in Textile Industry
18 Apr 2018
Following the invitation from the Ministry of Industry and Trade in Vietnam – the host of the APEC Public – Private Dialogue to advance understandings on NTMs in Textile Industry, UNCTAD has joined the dialogue from 12 – 13 April 2018 in Hanoi and shared practical knowledge on NTMs in the textile and garment industry, and on mitigating NTMs’ adverse impacts as trade barriers.