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Tackling trade in trying times
19 Dec 2018
Trade is an unspoken element in the Paris Agreement, yet it will have broad impacts on climate change-focused nationally determined contributions.
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.
Investing in new ventures must mean creating more and better jobs
26 Oct 2018
The world has 'lost the plot' over the link between jobs and socio-economic progress, and investors need to back pro-employment policies, experts told the World Investment Forum.
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.
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.