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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.
UNCTAD, Azerbaijan ink deal to better manage public debt
28 Oct 2019
An efficient public debt management system is imperative for sustainable economic growth, better governance and poverty alleviation.
Trade costs of non-tariff measures now more than double that of tariffs
14 Oct 2019
Fuelled by legitimate public policy concerns, as well as ongoing trade tensions, the number of non-tariff measures (NTMs) has risen significantly. As such, they have become a key concern for traders as well as for trade policymakers aiming to ensure that trade can continue to be an effective means of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Non-tariff measures course empowers trainees from 32 countries
10 Oct 2019
Participants deepen knowledge on using non-tariff measures to foster market access and sustainable development.
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.
Southeast Asia ministers laud UNCTAD's database on non-tariff measures
13 Sep 2019
Database will enable ASEAN countries to identify the extent of application of non-tariff measures and make them business friendly.
Countries dependent on commodities should diversify economies to survive climate crisis, says UN report
11 Sep 2019
The report highlights how commodity-dependent developing countries will be directly affected by climate change, and indirectly by mitigation and adaptation policies pursued not only by themselves but also by third countries.
Barbados leader urges moral leadership to tackle climate crisis
11 Sep 2019
The world is doing far too little for small island states on the frontlines of the climate emergency. Now is the time to turn the corner.
No exit plan for small islands on climate crisis frontlines
10 Sep 2019
Small island nations are calling for global help to cope with the climate crisis unfolding in their backyard, as their ability to respond is curtailed by lack of finance.