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New Handbook Explores How Trade Can Drive the Transition to a Green Economy
The Trade and Green Economy Handbook—produced by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)—was launched in Geneva at a High-Level Panel.
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WTO and UNEP enhance dialogue on trade and environmental issues at WTO‬ 20th anniversary event
A flagship event on trade and environment marking the 20th anniversary of the WTO was held at WTO headquarters today with the participation of Director-General Roberto Azevêdo and the Executive Director of UNEP, Mr Achim Steiner.
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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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Green Economy and Trade Project Launched in South Africa
UNEP has launched a Green Economy and Trade Opportunities Project (GE-TOP) in South Africa to enhance development of the national organic agriculture sector and assess related export opportunities.


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Green Economy and Trade Project Launched in Chile
UNEP has launched a Green Economy and Trade Opportunities Project (GE-TOP) in Chile to help develop eco-labelling in the national food and wine sector and identify market access opportunities and barriers for eco-labelled agriculture. This project is being carried out in cooperation with the Fundación Chile (FCh).


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Green Economy and Trade Project Validated in Ghana
UNEP and The Energy Centre conducted the second national stakeholder workshop for the Green Economy and Trade Opportunities Project (GE-TOP) in Ghana, on 16 January 2014 in Kumasi, Ghana.


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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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