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Tuvalu lays e-commerce groundwork to spur development
13 Dec 2019
UNCTAD's assessment identifies available opportunities and barriers to overcome for e-commerce to flourish in the country.
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.
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.
UNCTAD kicks off eTrade for Women masterclass series
25 Oct 2019
The first course will be held in Skopje, North Macedonia, and led by finance minister and Grouper.mk co-founder Nina Angelovska.
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.
Global efforts needed to spread digital economy benefits, UN report says
4 Sep 2019
Digital wealth is concentrated in the hands of a few US- and China-based platforms. The gap between the under-connected and the hyper-digitalized countries will widen and worsen inequalities if unaddressed, says new UN report.
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'