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Seizing the opportunity of the climate action momentum
9 Dec 2019
UNCTAD supports efforts to promote sustainability, adapt and build resilience against the climate emergency.
How the creative economy can help power development
8 Nov 2019
Trends show the 'creative economy' can cultivate meaningful work, make money and help deliver prosperity for all.
Global maritime trade suffers as US-China trade tensions and uncertainty take toll
30 Oct 2019
The Review of Maritime Transport 2019, released today, shows a dip in maritime trade growth. Trade policy crosscurrents, geopolitics and sanctions, environmental concerns, fuel economics and tensions involving the Strait of Hormuz – a strategic maritime chokepoint – all contributed to decelerated growth in merchandise trade.
5 ways you can use your buying power to protect our biodiversity
3 Oct 2019
Biodiversity is our world. It's all around us. It's the air we breathe and the food we eat. A rich biodiversity helps the fight against the climate crisis.
Creative China is booming, bringing Asia along
30 May 2019
The UNCTAD Creative Economy Outlook report has been translated into Chinese and maps the nation's creative rise over the past 15 years.
Why the transport sector needs to adapt to climate change
10 May 2019
Following an UNCTAD expert meeting on adapting to climate change in the transport sector, held on 16 and 17 April in Geneva, Switzerland, John Dora, member of the International Organization for Standardization's climate change strategy task force, shares his perspectives on the issue.
Urgent need for climate adaptation in transport, say experts
25 Apr 2019
Climate change impacts pose huge risks to transportation, threatening global trade and development. Now is the time to adapt.
The urgency of adapting transport infrastructure to climate change
25 Apr 2019
Written by Jan Brooke, World Association of Waterborne Infrastructure (PIANC), focal point for 'Navigating a Changing Climate'
Indonesia adopts blockchain to grow music industry IP
5 Apr 2019
Digital revenues account for 54% of the global recorded music market indicating an industry that has embraced digitalization, but at what cost and whose benefit?