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UNCTAD maritime connectivity indicators: review, critique and proposal
10 Dec 2019
Written by: Patrick Niérat and David GuerreroArticle No. 42 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°84 - Fourth Quarter 2019]
$48 billion is the estimated revenue loss by Palestine from 2000-2017 due to occupation
2 Dec 2019
New report examines the fiscal costs of the occupation for the Palestinian people. Those costs severely constrain the capacity of the State of Palestine to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Ensuring the sustainability of National Trade Facilitation Committees: a persistent challenge
21 Nov 2019
Written by Arántzazu Sánchez Article No. 40 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°84 - Fourth Quarter 2019]
Global maritime trade suffers as US-China trade tensions and uncertainty take toll
30 Oct 2019
The Review of Maritime Transport 2019, released today, shows a dip in maritime trade growth. Trade policy crosscurrents, geopolitics and sanctions, environmental concerns, fuel economics and tensions involving the Strait of Hormuz – a strategic maritime chokepoint – all contributed to decelerated growth in merchandise trade.
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.
UNCTAD, Saudi Arabia extend cooperation to support Palestinian people
20 Sep 2019
UNCTAD and Saudi Arabia have extended their partnership to continue assistance to the Palestinian people.
Palestinian socioeconomic crisis now at breaking point
10 Sep 2019
The fiscal standoff with Israel may lead to a collapse of Palestinian finances, and environmental degradation is placing a health burden on the population, says new report.
The unrealized potential of Palestinian oil and gas reserves
28 Aug 2019
Oil and natural gas resources in the occupied Palestinian territory could generate hundreds of billions of dollars for development.
UNCTAD launches new training module on Monitoring and Evaluation for National Trade Facilitation Committees
23 Aug 2019
The training aims at helping developing countries to oversee and assess progress made on trade facilitation reforms implementation.