For immediate release, 25 February 2013
Faster patent processing fuels growth of green tech
New study finds that faster patent examination supports growth of clean tech industry
GENEVA – Programmes to fast-track green patent applications accelerate the diffusion of green technologies, a new study finds.
Since 2009, a number of countries – including Australia, Canada, [...]
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Contact: Ammad Bahalim, Programme Officer on Agriculture
Tel. +41 22 917 85 61; [email protected]
(Geneva, 14 December 2012) Trading partners could be riled by new US farm bill proposals if prices fall, a new study finds.
Proposed new minimum prices under revamped farm insurance programmes could buoy cotton acreage by nearly 13 percent and [...]
30 November 2012
Trade diplomats and practitioners from 13 Asian economies participated this week in a workshop on WTO dispute settlement in New Delhi.
Hosted by the Centre for WTO Studies at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (CWS/IIFT), the workshop unites practical WTO litigation training and exchanges of experiences on the domestic needs and challenges that often characterise [...]
DOHA, QATAR - A diverse group of organisations attending UNFCCC COP 18 are creating an initiative aimed at reducing trade barriers to boost access to energy and help mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. The Sustainable Energy Trade Initiative (SETI) Alliance will be launched by the International Centre of Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) on 30 November [...]
Rio+20 Trade and Sustainable Development Symposium
Tuesday, 19 June 2012 - 8:30 to 20:00
Rio Othon Palace, Copacabana (Rio de Janeiro)
The International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development and Centro Brasileiro de Relações Internacionais have the pleasure of inviting you to attend our high-level event focussed on trade and sustainable development. This dynamic event will be an [...]