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26 April 2018
After decades of experience in the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade and the World Trade Organization, trading nations have become accustomed to orderly and predicable...
26 April 2018
The EU and Mexico have finalised an “ agreement in principle ” to update their 18-year-old trade deal, with the revisions due to increase agricultural market access substantially, along with integrating an investment court system and opening up greater levels of access for bidding on government...
26 April 2018
Trade, investment, and development financing dominated the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group (WBG) last week, as finance and development officials debated over how to ensure improving economic growth forecasts are not short-lived. The 16-22 April...
20 April 2018
The expansion of the trade facilitation agenda, expressed as Facilitation 2.0, is critical in a time of global industrial and societal reorganisation, of which the digitisation of...
16 April 2018
More than 400 million Facebook users reside in countries with no data protection legislation. With Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg under pressure by the US Congress and greater...
26 April 2018
Более широкое использование биоэкономики позволит внести дополнительный вклад в достижение ряда Целей устойчивого развития, в том числе в борьбу с голодом, нищетой и изменением климата. Соответствующее заявление сделала заместитель Генерального директора ФАО по вопросам климата и природных ресурсов...
26 April 2018
По мнению исследователей ООН и специалистов в области энергетики, ископаемые виды топлива становятся немодными, но все еще необходимыми, и переход зависимых от топлива экономик стран мира к «зеленой» энергии начинается с перехода от нефти и угля к более чистым вариантам природного газа. Эти вопросы...
25 April 2018
União Europeia (UE) e México anunciaram, em 21 de abril, um acordo político em suas negociações para modernizar o pilar comercial (conhecido pela sigla TLCUEM) do Acordo de Associação Econômica, Concertação Política e Cooperação – mais conhecido como Acordo Global UE-México, em vigência desde o ano...
25 April 2018
Продовольственная и сельскохозяйственная организация ООН (ФАО) представила доклад «Положение дел в области продовольственной безопасности и питания в Европе и Центральной Азии» за 2017 г., в котором даются первоначальные оценки достижения цели устойчивого развития (ЦУР) №2 в странах региона Европы...
24 April 2018
Argentina, Brasil,Chile, Colombia, Paraguay y Perú dejaron trascender la semana pasada la decisión de abandonar por tiempo indefinido la Unión de Naciones Suramericanas(UNASUR), bajo el argumento de que el funcionamiento de este organismo se encuentra acéfalo y virtualmente paralizado. La reacción...
24 April 2018
Energy is the lifeblood of modern economies and societies. As such, the management and development of energy resources constitute an absolute priority from a sustainable development perspective. This is reflected both in Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7, which commits UN member states to...
24 April 2018
Ensuring universal access to energy will constitute a major challenge for least developed countries. What are the key considerations that these countries should keep in mind as they deploy efforts towards meeting this objective? As “sustainable and modern energy” continues to feature prominently in...
24 April 2018
At a time when developing renewable energy has become a priority for sustainable development, how can Africa best take advantage of the myriad international financing options that are available to develop sustainable energy systems that support the continent’s economic transformation? Renewable...

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