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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.
Time is running out to find a solution to overfishing, UNCTAD warns
29 Sep 2017
With just 10 weeks until a World Trade Organization summit in Argentina, there is a risk that no global agreement will be made to address the issue of overfishing, an UNCTAD official has told a public meeting at the international body's Geneva base.
UNCTAD joins the growing number of voluntary commitments on ocean action
6 Jun 2017
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Environment Program (UN Environment) announced their voluntary commitment at the Oceans Conference in New York to assist member states in the implementation of effective, inclusive policies for Sustainable Trade in fisheries.
Partnership between UNCTAD and ILO enters new era with signing of Memorandum of Understanding
11 Dec 2014
UNCTAD and the International Labour Organization have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support the development of joint research and policy advice and increased inter-agency operations for more coherence and impact at the national and regional levels.
Progress in ongoing projects in Lao People's Democratic Republic and Tanzania discussed at meeting of SECO / UN Trade Cluster initiative
4 Nov 2014
The Global Management Board of the SECO / UN Trade Cluster initiative, sponsored by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), met on 27 October to discuss ongoing operations and future projects.
Tanzania: New joint project of the Cluster financed by Switzerland
17 Jul 2013
A 3-year project of the United Nations Inter-Agency Cluster on Trade and Productive Capacity on linkages between horticulture small producers and the tourism sector is being prepared in Tanzania, with resources provided by Switzerland (SECO). The operations will start at the beginning of 2014.
UNCTAD and four other agencies hold joint Trade Dimension workshops
10 Jun 2013
Regional workshops on "The Trade Dimension in United Nations Development Assistance Frameworks" have been held in Beirut, Lebanon (15-17 April), and in La Antigua, Guatemala (20-23 May).
Mission to Myanmar by United Nations Inter-Agency Cluster on Trade and Productive Capacity
5 Mar 2013
UNCTAD, as coordinator of the United Nations Inter-Agency Cluster on Trade and Productive Capacity, has set up and participated in a five-day mission to Myanmar in cooperation with four other United Nations organizations.