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Moving towards zero carbon emissions in maritime shipping
4 Nov 2019
Written by Isabelle Durant, UNCTAD Deputy Secretary-General
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.
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.
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.
UNCTAD, IIRC to help companies report performance on global goals
4 Jun 2019
UNCTAD and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) partner to enhance reporting of the private sector's contribution to global goals.
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.
Toward a Global Green New Deal
10 Apr 2019
Written by:Richard Kozul-Wright (UNCTAD) and Kevin P. Gallagher (Boston University)