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Successful trade-in-biodiversity cases shown at CITES meeting
21 Dec 2018
UNCTAD's BioTrade Initiative champions companies whose business model benefits of both the planet's plants and animals and people.
Gendered stats ensure everyone counts
18 Dec 2018
Statistics often reveal unseen forces, but more needs to be done to incorporate gender equality insights into economy and trade statistics to get the full picture.
2030 Agenda: ‘An Unprecedented Statistical Challenge’
6 Dec 2018
Measurement of the Sustainable Development Goals indicators falls squarely on the statistical community – but what does this mean?
Growth of global goods exports to reach 10.4% in 2018
5 Dec 2018
Newly released UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2018 offers up-to-date, reliable trade figures in an era of uncertainty.
Experts say trade in biodiversity offers win-win scenario
16 Nov 2018
The sustainable and innovative commercialization of native plants and animals can reduce poverty and protect resources, experts agreed in Egypt.
Measuring travel services in West Africa focus of Madrid meeting
2 Nov 2018
UNCTAD meets with the UN World Tourism Organization in Madrid to discuss the measurement of travel services in West African Monetary Union countries.
Women-supporting trade policies need better data, experts say
31 Oct 2018
Women's economic empowerment is a crucial objective of the international development agenda but designing informed policies means developing better information.
Securities regulators can boost sustainable finance, says new UN report
23 Oct 2018
Securities regulators covering one-third of global market capitalization make a new push for sustainable finance.
Human Rights Council side event - Geneva, 18 September 2018
21 Sep 2018
Side event to the 39º Regular Session of the Human Rights Council organized by Ecuador on "The impacts of corruption in the full enjoyment of human rights at all levels".
Engaging Civic Statistics: A Call for Action
30 Aug 2018
Steve MacFeely, Head of Statistics and Information at UNCTAD, presented at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, "Prerequisites to understanding Official Statistics: Some educational implications" in Berlin on 27 & 28 August, 2018.