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Risk to trade if ports not climate change proofed
7 Dec 2018
About 80% of world trade is carried by sea, but the maritime industry handling these goods is on the frontline of climate woes, unless it adapts - fast.
Q&A: Shipping and the environment
20 Nov 2018
With international shipping carrying more than 80% of world trade by volume, the international community must ensure that maritime transport responds to the challenges of climate change.
UN launches one stop shop for development finance
25 Oct 2018
A new UNCTAD-hosted portal aims to gather best practices to help plug the trillion-dollar annual gap in financing for the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Netherlands and UNCTAD sign $6m Strategic Partnership Agreement
23 Oct 2018
The Netherlands pledges $6 million over four years to support UNCTAD’s innovative investment and e-commerce activities, the partners announced at the World Investment Forum.
Economic challenges lie ahead as climate change wreaks havoc
17 Oct 2018
UN bodies spotlight new ways to equip developing countries with the economic means to tackle the catastrophic effects of climate change.
2018 demonstrates extreme weather's impact on development
31 Aug 2018
Written by Regina Asariotis, Chief, Policy and Legislation Section, UNCTAD
New website on climate change adaptation for coastal transport
31 Aug 2018
UNCTAD launched a web site on climate change impacts and adaptation for coastal transport infrastructure, such as seaports and airports, in Caribbean small island developing states.
Global foreign direct investment flows fell sharply in 2017
6 Jun 2018
Negative trend is sign of slowdown in international production and global value chains, World Investment Report 2018 reveals.
Weather-ready, climate-smart - a Q&A with Crispin D'Auvergne
23 Mar 2018
A Caribbean disaster risk management expert talks about preparing the region's airports and seaports for climate change effects like more frequent and stronger hurricanes.