Tag: Sustainable development

UN official sees upcoming Lima climate talks as ‘stepping stone’ for universal treaty

UN official sees upcoming Lima climate talks as ‘stepping stone’ for universal treaty

01 Dec 14  News
As Governments prepare to meet for the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru, starting on Monday, a top UN official has highlighted the session as an opportunity t...
Clean industrialization critical for Africa to ‘leapfrog’ outdated technologies – Ban

Clean industrialization critical for Africa to ‘leapfrog’ outdated technologies – Ban

21 Nov 14  News
Africa needs a green, clean industrialization that leapfrogs outdated, polluting processes and platforms and benefits from new technologies, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki...
UN biodiversity pact seeks to ensure fair, transparent use of world’s genetic resources

UN biodiversity pact seeks to ensure fair, transparent use of world’s genetic resources

16 Oct 14  News
After decades of negotiations, the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing entered into force on Sunday, enhancing opportunities for the equitable sharing of benefits of the ...
World Investment Report 2014: Investing in the SDGs

World Investment Report 2014: Investing in the SDGs

14 Oct 14  News
Investing in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): An Action Plan This edition of the World Investment Report provides valuable analysis that can inform global discussions on ...
Africa’s Pulse: Decades of sustained growth is transforming Africa’s economies

Africa’s Pulse: Decades of sustained growth is transforming Africa’s economies

08 Oct 14  News
Growth may exceed five percent in 2015-16, but Ebola, terrorism and other risks pose concern Despite a weaker than expected global economy, with a number of major countries showin...
34th SADC Summit Communiqué

34th SADC Summit Communiqué

19 Aug 14  News
Communiqué of the 34th Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government The 34th Ordinary meeting of the Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Devel...
The 23rd Ordinary Session of the African Union ends in Malabo

The 23rd Ordinary Session of the African Union ends in Malabo

15 Jul 14  News
The 23rd Ordinary Session of the Summit of the African Union concluded in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea on 27 June 2014. The summit’s Assembly, comprising Heads of State and Governme...
23rd AU Assembly: Decision on Post-2015 Development Agenda

23rd AU Assembly: Decision on Post-2015 Development Agenda

11 Jul 14  News
The Assembly, 1. TAKES NOTE of the Report of Seventh Joint Annual Meeting of the African Union Conference of Ministers of Economy and Finance and Economic Commission for Africa Co...
Climate Change, Development and Trade: A Long Walk to Mitigation

Climate Change, Development and Trade: A Long Walk to Mitigation

23 Apr 14  Discussion
Gavin van der Nest, tralac Researcher, discusses recent global developments in the fight against climate change The most recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Cli...
Africa’s ample resources provide an opportunity for inclusive growth

Africa’s ample resources provide an opportunity for inclusive growth

09 Oct 13  News
Africa continues to grow strongly but poverty and inequality remain persistently high Five years after the start of the global financial crisis, most countries in Sub-Saharan Afri...
tralac at the Durban Trade and Climate Change Symposium, 5 December 2011

tralac at the Durban Trade and Climate Change Symposium, 5 December 2011

09 Dec 11  Event
On 5 December 2011, tralac, in cooperation with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), participated in the Durban Trade and Climate Change Symposium organised by the ICTSD, World...
Southern Africa University Professor Training Programme on the WTO and Sustainable Development, 11-14 December 2006

Southern Africa University Professor Training Programme on the WTO and Sustainable Development, 11-14 December 2006

12 Oct 06  Event
The University Professor Training Programme on the WTO and Sustainable Development for Southern Africa was held in Cape Town, South Africa from 11-14 December 2006. The workshop wa...
Workshop on Intellectual Property, Free Trade Agreements, and Sustainable Development, 27-28 February 2006

Workshop on Intellectual Property, Free Trade Agreements, and Sustainable Development, 27-28 February 2006

01 May 06  Event
tralac was invited to a workshop on Intellectual Property, Free Trade Agreements, and Sustainable Development, co-organized by the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)...