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Seychelles outlines strategy to boost entrepreneurship
19 Dec 2022
The East African island nation has launched a blueprint to equip entrepreneurs with the skills needed to build a knowledge-based and innovation-driven economy.
World leaders call for stronger multilateral solutions to debt crisis
5 Dec 2022
Amid cascading crises and inequalities, developing countries face major challenges with a complex creditor base as borrowing burdens increase and risks of debt distress grow.
Project by UNCTAD port programme graduate saves fresh water in Malaysia
1 Dec 2022
A rainwater harvesting system proposed by Rabiah Nadir is helping Johor Port save fresh water, minimize chances of flooding and contribute to global goals.
Maritime supply chains need urgent investment to boost resilience to future crises
29 Nov 2022
UNCTAD's Review of Maritime Transport 2022 warns that maritime transport and logistics require greater investment in infrastructure and sustainability to weather future storms.
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.