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1 October 2014
Необходимо адекватно отразить интересы уязвимых к изменению климата горных стран при согласовании дальнейших действий в области развития и изменения климата. С таким призывом выступил Министр иностранных дел Кыргызстана Эрлан Абдылдаев в ходе общеполитической дискуссии на 69-й сессии Генеральной...
1 October 2014
Всемирный экономический форум (ВЭФ) обнародовал Отчет о глобальной конкурентоспособности за 2014-2015 гг. ( The Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015 ) в начале сентября 2014 года. ВЭФ рассматривает конкурентоспособность как набор институтов, политик и факторов, которые определяют...
30 September 2014
Os ministros Guido Mantega (Fazenda) e Mauro Borges (Desenvolvimento, Indústria e Comércio Exterior) se reuniram com representantes do setor privado para anunciar a Agenda para Aumento da Competitividade Internacional. O encontro ocorreu na sede da Federação das Indústrias do Estado de São Paulo (...
30 September 2014
На четвертом Каспийском саммите обсуждался широкий круг вопросов, в том числе торгово-экономическое сотрудничество прикаспийских государств и защита экосистемы Каспийского моря. В работе саммита, который состоялся 29 сентября 2014 г. в Астрахани, приняли участие президенты прикаспийских государств...
30 September 2014
Biodiversity loss continues to present a major global challenge. A 2002 goal set by global leaders to significantly halt the decline by 2010 – measured by 21 sub-targets – did not even come close to being met. At the same time, some estimates suggest that at least 40 percent of the global economy...
30 September 2014
The next Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity is just around the corner. This article outlines some of the key issues on the agenda, as well as potential interactions with trade policy. The planet is threatened with a serious biodiversity challenge. Up against rapid...
30 September 2014
With the Nagoya Protocol set to enter into force in October, this article explores some of the challenges facing the instrument, and looks at some possibilities for its implementation as a tool for funding conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. The fair and equitable sharing of benefits...
30 September 2014
On 14 September 2014, new rules came in place for the international trade in five shark species and all manta rays. But how to concretely implement these rules applicable to valuable, highly mobile, and transboundary marine residents? In force since 1975, the Convention on International Trade in...
30 September 2014
A number of sought-after minerals come from conflict-prone states. How to regulate these natural resources in order to keep illicit goods from reaching international markets? The diamond trade is both lucrative and fearsome. In a bid to curb the potential damage international commerce of these...
30 September 2014
A number of broad environmental goods categories have been agreed upon to facilitate discussion the trade-liberalising talks. A second round of talks towards clinching a tariff-cutting agreement on select environmental goods was held last week in Geneva, Switzerland, with sources reporting...

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