Trade and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognizes international trade as an engine for inclusive economic growth and poverty reduction, and an important means to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

 

SDG Indicators linked to Trade

UNCTAD, together with ITC and WTO, provides and updates the trade-related Global Indicators of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), namely of the SDG targets 17.10, 17.11, and 17.12.

Trade and Sustainable Development  
 

Monitoring the trade-related commitments on Financing for Development

As a major institutional stakeholder for Financing for Development, UNCTAD contributes to the monitoring and the review of the implementation of the outcome of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development - the Addis Ababa Action Agenda.

The Addis Ababa Action Agenda recognizes international trade as an engine for inclusive economic growth and poverty reduction, and an important means to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

UNCTAD, in close collaboration with WTO, provides analysis and policy recommendations and comprehensive statistical monitoring of international trade in the implementation of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda.

 

Technical assistance

UNCTAD conducts technical assistance projects in the field of trade and the SDGs.

 

 News

 
27 October 2017Senegal set to boost "green" exports of cashews and mangoes
Vanuatu
21 March 2017Vanuatu assesses its green export potential
Islamic Development Bank
15 November 2016Islamic Development Bank to support National Green Export Review project in Senegal
VSS
29 September 2016Voluntary standards can accelerate the world towards the SDGs
WTO Public forum
28 September 2016To make fisheries more sustainable, trade community must end the pointless subsidies
Morocco
04 May 2016Morocco's rosemary, thyme and olive producers propose national actions to improve production efficiency, output and product quality
UNCTAD
20 April 2016UNCTAD launches “Trading into Sustainable Development” report
UN-FSS
23 March 2016National Platform on Private Sustainability Standards launched in India
Flag of Peru
08 March 2016Helping Peru protect and benefit from its biodiversity
24 February 2016Ecuadorian officials trained on green industrial policy measures

 

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