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Des institutions multilatérales... pour quoi faire et pour quels résultats ?
20 Dec 2017
Écrit parIsabelle Durant, Secrétaire générale adjointe de la CNUCED
Fisheries subsidies at the Eleventh WTO Ministerial Conference – deal or no deal?
12 Dec 2017
Discussions on ending subsidized fisheries took place at the World Trade Organization’s ministerial conference in Buenos Aires.
Tax avoidance threatens development agenda, meeting told
10 Nov 2017
Tax avoidance like that highlighted by the Paradise Papers is among the threats to the economic and social aspirations of the international community – embodied in the Sustainable Development Goals – since tax not paid denies an important stream of financing, experts meeting with United Nations member States in Geneva this week said.
Making trade work better for women -- a step in the right direction
26 Oct 2017
Some recent free trade agreements are raising the profile of women's empowerment, a new UNCTAD policy brief says, but while chapters on trade and gender are a step in the right direction they remain a light component in such deals.
Austerity doesn’t work: a new way forward needed
18 Sep 2017
The shortcomings of austerity measures were laid bare today at an UNCTAD meeting, pressing home the message of the organization’s new Trade and Development Report.
Facing the challenges to multilateralism
14 Sep 2017
The 64th session of UNCTAD's Trade and Development Board is underway, and Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi has used the occasion to spotlight how the organization and its members are facing up to the challenging global environment.
United Nations urges end to austerity, calls for ambition to rebalance global economy and achieve prosperity for all
14 Sep 2017
The global economy appears stuck on its path to recovery. A new UNCTAD report, the Trade and Development Report 2017: Beyond Austerity - Towards a Global New Deal, sets out an ambitious alternative policy route to build more inclusive and caring economies.
Viet Nam strengthens its partnership with UNCTAD on sustainable use of biodiversity, access and benefit sharing and BioTrade
8 Sep 2017
The Viet Nam Biodiversity Conservation Agency, focal point for the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) approved a decree on the Management of Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing. The decree supports and enhances the development and implementation of the 2008 Vietnamese Biodiversity Law of 2008.
Can trade deliver the UN’s 2030 agenda?
21 Jul 2017
Written by Amina MohammedDeputy Secretary-General of the United Nations