Environmental PolicyDisplaying results 1 - 5 of 5
UN agencies at COP27 urge action to tackle impact of plastic on climate
11 Nov 2022
Plastic waste has become a key driver of pollution across the world, overwhelming marine, terrestrial and aerial ecosystems.
Trade, environment deal inked with Swedish non-profit
27 May 2019
UNCTAD and the Stockholm Environment Institute team up to map pollution hotspots in Africa and Asia to understand manufacturing's environmental impact in the regions.
China's cities can lead the global transition to a circular economy
27 Sep 2018
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in partnership with UNCTAD, releases a new report on the opportunities for urban and industrial innovation in China.
To make fisheries more sustainable, trade community must end the pointless subsidies
28 Sep 2016
The trade community has a responsibility to make the trade in fisheries more inclusive and sustainable, including by ending pointless and harmful fishing subsidies, a top UNCTAD official said on Wednesday at a meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva.
2nd Biotrade Congress to focus on potential of biodiversity products for forest preservation
9 Dec 2013
Experts meeting in Geneva will discuss how the sale and trade of goods sustainably harvested from forests, if expanded, may preserve stands of timber as carbon "sinks" and thus mitigate climate change.