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UNCTAD awards Brazil, Egypt and Lesotho agencies for promoting sustainable investment in agriculture
14 Nov 2022
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the awards, which celebrate best practices in investment promotion.
COP27 forum underlines urgent need for more investment in climate action
11 Nov 2022
The event paved the way for the creation of a roadmap and global alliance to harness international trade and investment in the fight against climate change.
UN agencies at COP27 urge action to tackle impact of plastic on climate
11 Nov 2022
Plastic waste has become a key driver of pollution across the world, overwhelming marine, terrestrial and aerial ecosystems.
ISAR sets sights on stronger sustainability reporting and awards winners for 2022
4 Nov 2022
Experts discuss ways to make it easier for companies to report how they are contributing to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, and honour leading initiatives.
Investment to tackle climate change falls amid global crises
27 Oct 2022
International investment projects addressing the climate crisis have dipped in the wake of global economic headwinds, stalling years of growing momentum.
Enhancing the Trans-Saharan Road corridor to boost trade and economic development
25 Oct 2022
UNCTAD and the Islamic Development Bank launch a roadmap for supporting economic development and regional integration through Africa’s Trans-Saharan corridor.
Political will, greater action needed to tackle cascading crises, leaders say
20 Oct 2022
The climate emergency, a global cost-of-living crisis, debt distress, widening inequalities and other overlapping crises call for political leadership and multilateral action.
How start-ups are boosting investment in South-East Asia
19 Oct 2022
The rise of start-ups in the region is a factor behind the dynamism of foreign direct investment there, an UNCTAD-ASEAN report finds.
Creative economy offers countries path to development, says new UNCTAD report
7 Oct 2022
But more data and innovative and multidisciplinary policy responses are needed to enhance the development impacts of creative industries, especially in developing countries.