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01.07.02 – INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW

GENEVA / TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT REPORT

A new UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) report said six years after the onset of the global economic and financial crisis, the world economy has still not found a sustainable growth path. UNCTAD’s Director for Globalization and Development Strategies said a world of “happy bankers, footloose corporations and stressed households” can neither be sustainable [...]

10 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UNEP / ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME

Environmental crime – from the illegal trade in wildlife and timber and the smuggling of ozone depleting substances to the illicit trade in hazardous waste and illegal fishing – is a serious and growing international problem, whose impacts transcend national borders. UNEP

6 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UN / ARMS TREATY WRAP

"We have international standards regulating everything from t-shirts to toys to tomatoes. There are international regulations for furniture. That means there are common standards for the global trade in armchairs but not the global trade in arms", Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the opening of the final Arms Trade Treaty in New York today. UNTV

18 Mar 2013 | Read More »

GA / PLENARY WRAP 2

Responding to a warning issued by the Managing Director of the IMF where it warned that the Fund would be forced to "pull a red card" if the country didn't improve its statistics, Argentina's President said that her country was "not a soccer team". UNTV

25 Sep 2012 | Read More »

UN / ARMS TREATY

  Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (3 July) urged Member States to work towards a binding treaty to regulate the flow of weapons and lessen the suffering caused by firearms.  (UNTV IRIN)

3 Jul 2012 | Read More »

UN / GREEN ECONOMY REPORT

A new UN report says that an $8 billion investment annually in rebuilding and 'greening’ the world’s fisheries could both increase fish catches and generate $1.7 trillion in long-term economic returns over the next four decades. FILE

17 May 2010 | Read More »

 

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