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A step forward for continent if transport, utilities, capital and the right rules of commerce are put in place
28 Dec 2019
Written by Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
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.
Slowing global economy reveals debt distress as biggest threat to international stability
26 Sep 2019
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2019 looks at the trends and challenges in the global economy, including: trade tensions, currency movements, corporate debt, a no-deal Brexit, inverted yield curves and negative interest rates.
Bold action required to finance a global green new deal and meet the SDGs
25 Sep 2019
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2019 recasts the Depression era's signature policy on a global scale - a Global Green New Deal - as the right policy framework to make a clean break with years of austerity and insecurity. It would help bring about a more equal distribution of income and reverse decades of environmental degradation.
The trade cost of a no-deal Brexit to the United Kingdom
3 Sep 2019
Written by:Pamela Coke Hamilton, Director, Division on International Trade and Commodities and Alessandro Nicita, Economic Affairs Officer, UNCTAD
Time to listen to women's voices in agrifood technology
11 Jul 2019
Want agricultural technology to work for women? Involve them in its development.
Rules of Origin Key to Success of African Continental Free Trade Area
26 Jun 2019
Rules of origin should be made simple and business friendly for the gains expected from the African Continental Free Trade Area to be realized.
Rising inequality a blight on our development hopes
26 Jun 2019
The development gains of the 20th century are being eroded by growing inequality - and something needs to be done about it.
Multilateralism: the only safe route for development finance
17 Apr 2019
Lebanese ambassador who presides over UNCTAD's governing body defends multilateralism during UN development financing forum.