23 mars 2017Women must play a bigger role in trade
Women must have a more prominent role in trade, experts said at a meeting in New York organized by UNCTAD and the Governments of Finland and Sweden.
21 mars 2017Vanuatu assesses its Green exports potentials
Stakeholders from the coconut, cocoa and sandalwood sectors participated in a National Stakeholder Workshop sponsored by Vanuatu’s Department of Industry and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) to assess progress made to advance the development of these sectors and to officially launch two UNCTAD projects; one to construct a Market Information Service (MIS), and another to assist producers to achieve certification with Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS).
20 mars 2017 Healthy oceans are needed for a sustainable future
The world’s oceans are key to sustaining life on the planet. They provide a range of benefits for human well-being and prosperity by providing food, jobs, habitats and biodiversity, and by moderating temperatures and capturing carbon.
14 mars 2017Building trust and confidence for a successful digital economic era
With more than half the world expected to have Internet access in just three years, the rise of e-commerce poses challenges to countries where regulatory regimes do not provide robust consumer protection. World Consumer Rights Day on 15 March provides an excellent opportunity to set the agenda for consumer rights in the digital era.