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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.
Global efforts needed to spread digital economy benefits, UN report says
4 Sep 2019
Digital wealth is concentrated in the hands of a few US- and China-based platforms. The gap between the under-connected and the hyper-digitalized countries will widen and worsen inequalities if unaddressed, says new UN report.
UNCTAD brings new technology to wildlife trade management
30 Aug 2019
New electronic solution will enable countries to better control legal trade of endangered species and help prevent illegal trade.
Lesotho ready to channel its growth to go digital
25 Jun 2019
New report on Lesotho shows how the small, mountainous nation could unlock its digital market to diversify its economy.
UNCTAD in inter-agency plan to protect oceans and seas
20 Jun 2019
Three UN agencies seek $8.2 million to help countries harness sustainable use and trade in seafood and other ocean-based sectors.
Survey says people don't trust the Internet, what needs to change?
11 Jun 2019
More trust in the internet is needed if the digital economy is to become a viable development tool for developing nations.
Digital investment starts at home
3 Jun 2019
Governments called on to apply the same approaches to building start-up ecosystems as they do for foreign direct investment.
UNCTAD and Union for Ethical BioTrade team up to save biodiversity
22 May 2019
The UN organization and nonprofit have signed a partnership to get businesses to protect plants and animals by adopting eco-friendly production and trade practices
Secure identities can boost inclusivity in the digital economy
5 Apr 2019
As countries use digital identities to spur e-commerce, they should ensure the human rights of the people they seek to serve are protected.