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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.
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.
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.
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.
Lesotho ready to channel its growth to go digital
25 Jun 2019
New report on Lesotho shows how the small, mountainous nation could unlock its digital market to diversify its economy.
Survey says people don't trust the Internet, what needs to change?
11 Jun 2019
More trust in the internet is needed if the digital economy is to become a viable development tool for developing nations.
Digital investment starts at home
3 Jun 2019
Governments called on to apply the same approaches to building start-up ecosystems as they do for foreign direct investment.
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.
Secure identities can boost inclusivity in the digital economy
5 Apr 2019
As countries use digital identities to spur e-commerce, they should ensure the human rights of the people they seek to serve are protected.