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South-South Renewables Trade Grows Faster than Global Trade as Developing Countries Invest in Green Technology
Falling Solar Photovoltaic Prices, Low Manufacturing Costs and Regional Cooperation Offer Developing Countries Green Economy Advantage

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Expert Roundtable Calls for Inclusive and Sustainable Trade at EU Development Days
An inclusive and sustainable approach to trade is urgently needed, according to a roundtable of experts participating in a Green Economy and Trade session today at European Union Development Days 2013.

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National workshop launches GE-TOP Project in Ghana
The Government of Ghana, The Energy Centre (TEC) and UNEP launched the Green Economy and Trade Opportunities Project (GE-TOP) today at a national stakeholder workshop.


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African workshop on environment and trade in Namibia
The workshop took place from 30 May to 1 June 2012 in Windhoek. In addition to presenting the Green Economy and Trade Opportunities project to country delegates, specific attention was dedicated to biotrade as export opportunities and the development of eco-labelling and certification schemes in the continent. 
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Green economy and trade in the context of Rio+20
On 15 June 2012 in Rio, the ITC, in collaboration with UNEP, led an event on green economy and trade in the context of Rio+20. The event discussed the opportunities and risks associated with a transition to a green economy. This included a presentation of the Green Economy and Trade Opportunities project.
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Multi-stakeholder dialogue in Rio
The dialogue was organised in Rio, in June 2012, jointly with ICTSD and ITC. The purpose was to share experiences about how trade could contribute, especially in developing countries, to the transition to a green economy, taking into consideration issues such as poverty eradication, environmental challenges and social equity.
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Workshop on GET in Latin America and the Caribbean
A workshop on green economy and trade opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean took place on 26 and 27 July 2012 in Heredia, Costa Rica (report also available in Spanish). This meeting was organised in partnership with ICTSD and with the involvement of UNEP/ROLAC.
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