On 22-23 March, UNCTAD in collaboration with the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) joined forces with authorities and chief fisheries officers from OECS countries to share information and build capacity towards lifting a trade suspension of queen conch and maximize the sustainable development of this market in the region.

In this webinar, experts and government officials discussed how they can collaborate to lift CITES trade suspensions, gather data, and enhance access to high value end markets unlocking potentially millions in sustainable trade in the years to come.

ITC Trade and Environment’s Ana Patricia Batalhone participates as a panelist in a session titled ‘The Blue BioTrade approach & the 2020 BioTrade Principles & Criteria (including
Self-Assessment tool and links with the ITC standard map’.