The Weekly Tradecast
Digitally deliverable services boom risks leaving least developed countries behind
UNCTAD steps up advocacy for global support to help vulnerable economies leverage digital trade for inclusive and sustainable development.
Bold global action needed to decarbonize shipping and ensure a just transition: UNCTAD report
The Review of Maritime Transport 2023 urges swift action and system-wide collaboration to decarbonize maritime transport amid growing carbon emissions and regulatory uncertainty.
From shadow banking to climate finance: Young academics tackle global challenges at UNCTAD’s summer school
Budding economists and thought leaders showcased their research on finance and globalization, engaging with senior experts from across the globe.
Rebeca Grynspan of Costa Rica is the first woman and Central American to serve as UNCTAD’s secretary-general.
Ms. Grynspan is a renowned advocate of human development, who has helped to focus the world’s attention on relevant issues such as the reduction of inequality and poverty, gender equality, South-South cooperation as a tool for development, and the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, among others.
A former vice president of Costa Rica, Ms. Grynspan joins UNCTAD from the Ibero-American Conference where she also led the organization as secretary-general.