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Steps to establish a global alliance of special economic zones taken at UNCTAD investment forum
21 Oct 2021
As centers of economic activity, special economic zones are a crucial development tool for nations. A new global alliance could help amplify SEZ voices alongside a push to modernize the zones.
UNCTAD awards agencies for promoting investment in health and the blue economy
19 Oct 2021
Investment promotion agencies form Costa Rica, Mauritius, the Netherlands the Republic of Korea and Seychelles are honoured during the 7th World Investment Forum.
COVID-19 recovery must change the investment game, says UNCTAD chief
19 Oct 2021
Governments need to create pro-investment environments for business models that integrate social, environmental and health imperatives, world investment forum hears.
UNCTAD15: Policies are critical to harnessing frontier technologies for good
8 Oct 2021
Good policy choices and actions will make the difference in steering technological change towards economic recovery and development outcomes that leave no one behind.
UNCTAD calls on countries to make digital data flow for the benefit of all
29 Sep 2021
A new approach is needed for countries to better harness data as a global public good.
Inequalities threaten wider divide as digital economy data flows surge
29 Sep 2021
Large power imbalances stalk the growing digital economy as major platforms reinforce their positions in the global data value chain.
How continental treaty can foster sustainable trade in biodiversity in Africa
19 Aug 2021
New study shows how to transform the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement into an enabler of sustainable trade in biodiversity as a key driver of an environmentally friendly recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
For women in e-commerce, ‘entrepreneurship means freedom’
11 Aug 2021
Entrepreneurship can mean more freedom for women according to the first Latin-American advocate of eTrade for All, an initiative developed by UNCTAD to expand and promote the digital economy, especially in low and middle-income countries.
Businesses in Nepal tap e-commerce opportunities amid pandemic
28 Jul 2021
Government reforms and initiatives in response to an UNCTAD assessment of the Himalayan nation’s eTrade readiness have allowed businesses to capitalize on COVID-19-induced online opportunities.