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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.
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.
Angola to reform business climate to boost investment in agribusiness
9 Sep 2019
The Ministry of Trade, the Ministry of Economy and Planning and UNCTAD discussed reforms to boost FDI for economic diversification during the presentation of the Investment Policy Review (IPR)
Why Angola must foster entrepreneurship and diversify its economy
13 Aug 2019
Written byPaul Akiwumi, Director, Division for Africa, Least Developed Countries and Special Programmes, UNCTAD
Partnership to deliver online dispute resolution to consumers
11 Jul 2019
Blockchain-based online dispute resolution for consumers set to improve international trade and electronic commerce.
The Gambia targets African tourists for more sustainable growth
24 May 2019
The West African nation hopes to attract more tourists from the continent and has enlisted UNCTAD and the UN Economic Commission for Africa in the endeavour.
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.