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UNCTAD | Trade, Environment, Climate Change and Sustainable
UNCTAD's work on harnessing international trade in promoting sustained growth and inclusive development includes as a key aspect, support to developing countries in taking advantages of emerging opportunities for trade associated with the protection, promotion and preservation of the environment and sustainable development objectives generally, while minimizing potential adverse impacts.
UNCTAD | Climate Change and Maritime Transport
They include an Ad-Hoc Expert Meeting on "Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation: A Challenge for Global Ports", held in September 2011, a Joint UNECE-UNCTAD Workshop on "Climate Change Impacts on International Transport Networks", held in September 2010, and a Multi-year Expert Meeting on Transport and Trade Facilitation with a focus on
UNCTAD | International Trade and Commodities
The overall objective of the programme is to promote inclusive and sustainable development through international trade. It offers analysis and advice and seeks to build consensus, strengthen capacity and promote partnerships for trade policy, trade negotiations, trade in goods and services, competition law and consumer protection, and managing issues arising at the intersection of trade, the
UNCTAD: Ports Must Be Ready for Climate Change
Speaking at a meeting to address the challenge of climate change, alongside the COP24 global climate summit in Katowice, Poland, Asariotis said: “The hardest hit areas, coastlines, will affect us all since the lion’s share of trade itself is managed through international shipping and ports.”
Trade and Climate Change - World Trade Organization
The part on international policy responses to climate change describes multilateral efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to adapt to the effects of climate change, and also discusses the role of the current trade and environment negotiations in promoting trade in technologies that aim to mitigate climate change.
unctad.org | UN Trade Forum: SDGs and Climate Change
To boost ambition and accelerate actions to implement the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, UN Secretary-General António Guterres will host the 2019 Climate Summit on 23 September to meet the climate challenge. The UNCTAD Trade Forum is meant as a contribution to the Summit from the trade and developmental community.
Sustainable and resilient transport amidst rising uncertainty
These risks include inward-looking trade policies, geopolitical threats, unsustainable energy use, environmental degradation and climate change (UNCTAD, 2019a), including pandemics such as COVID-19 Infectious disease caused by the strain of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 discovered in December 2019. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which may
UN warns against lopsided trade rules, climate change
Sequel to global leaders moves to assess the intricate supply chain vulnerabilities of essential goods due to COVID-19-related trade restrictions, the United Nations, yesterday, insisted
Global hunger and climate change adaptation through
Building on a previous study 24, we used ten climate change and six trade scenarios, and analysed hunger effects at the global and regional levels.Four RCPs (2.6 W m −2, 4.5 W m −2, 6.0 W m
Small Island Developing States: Building - UN Environment
A new outcomes report, “Climate resilient transport infrastructure for sustainable trade, tourism and development in SIDS”, was recently released as part of a joint project between UNEP’s Environment and Trade Unit and UNCTAD’s Policy and Legislation Section, supported by the German Government.
How can we better align climate and trade? | World Economic Forum
International trade and climate change are two of the most vexing global policy problems. While the rise of trade wars and the inability of states to deliver meaningful climate results are well known, the links between trade and climate change have been under-explored. For too long, climate and trade policy-makers have operated in distinct silos.
UNCTAD | Shop.un.org : Official Source for United Nations
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews 12 Mar 2020 The Investment Policy Review of Armenia makes concrete policy recommendations on how Armenia can improve its investment climate, attract higher inflows of foreign direct investment and derive more benefits from them.