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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.
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 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.
UNCTAD, TradeMark East Africa extend deal to ease trade
24 Jul 2019
Efforts to make regional trade cheaper, faster and simpler in East Africa are ticking up and boosting economic integration.
Mind the (implementation) Gap ... in the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement
14 Jun 2019
Written by: Arántzazu SánchezArticle No. 36 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°82 - Second Quarter 2019]
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.
Trade facilitation reforms spur development, experts say
9 May 2019
UNCTAD is helping developing countries implement the reforms needed to make trade easier and prosperity more inclusive.