United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Established in 1964, UNCTAD promotes the development-friendly integration of developing countries into the world economy.


BioTrade Initiative: Since its launch in 1996, this initiative has been promoting sustainable biotrade in support of the objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity. Its mission is to stimulate trade and investment in biological resources in developing countries to further sustainable development.

Type of organisation: 
Development organisation (UN)

Lucas Assunção, Chief UNCTAD Biodiversity and Climate Change Section
E-mail: lucas.assuncao@unctad.org

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Palais des Nations, 8-14, Av. de la Paix, 1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 917 1234, Fax: +41 22 917 0057
E-mail: info@unctad.org

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