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COP28: First-ever ‘Trade Day’ puts focus on trade in climate action
4 Dec 2023
Global leaders at the UN climate summit outline a roadmap of trade policy options for a just and ambitious response to climate change.
COP28: UNCTAD and partners to show how trade can advance pro-development climate goals
26 Oct 2023
For the first time at the annual climate summit, international organizations will spotlight policy options for developing countries to capture emerging trade opportunities while adapting to climate change.
Laos government sees bright future for organic farming
8 Jul 2016
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, organic farmers and enterprises in Laos have called for the Lao Organic Agriculture Forum to continue beyond 2016, when aid from the United Nations comes to an end.
Forum on sustainability standards selects areas of work
27 Mar 2013
A new United Nations Forum on Voluntary Sustainability Standards, which has just been launched, will focus during its first years on the role to be played by governments in making voluntary sustainability standards work for public policy objectives while avoiding trade friction and exclusion.
Forum to discuss voluntary sustainability standards that increasingly affect developing-country exports
15 Mar 2013
The labelling of coffee, cocoa, tea, bananas, fish, timber or flowers as "sustainable" under various voluntary certification programmes is among the key challenges facing agrofood-exporting developing countries that are to be discussed at a new United Nations Forum that debuts on 21 and 22 March.
UNCTAD in joint work on traceability system for snake skins
12 Mar 2013
UNCTAD and the secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) have held a roundtable meeting, with relevant experts, to prepare a platform for an international traceability system for snake skins.