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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.
Premier atelier de formation pour les négociateurs climatiques, commerciaux et numériques
14 Nov 2019
Réunis à Genève, des représentants de sept pays francophones se forment à un nouveau type de négociations.
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.
Countries dependent on commodities should diversify economies to survive climate crisis, says UN report
11 Sep 2019
The report highlights how commodity-dependent developing countries will be directly affected by climate change, and indirectly by mitigation and adaptation policies pursued not only by themselves but also by third countries.
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.
UN Trade Forum convenes to tackle climate emergency
3 Sep 2019
United Nations agencies, small island nations and the trade community gather to take steps to ensure global trade policy changes and is angled to be part of the climate solution.
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.