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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.
UNCTAD and partners make progress on measuring illicit financial flows
31 Oct 2019
Quantifying the total value of illicit flows that are draining resources for development is a key step in tackling them.
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.
Introducing the challenges of measuring Illicit Financial Flows to the International Statistical Community
2 Oct 2019
At the World Statistics Congress in Kuala Lumpur, UNCTAD held a session entitled “Multinational profit shifting and illicit financial flows – can we measure them?”.
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.
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.