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Year in review: Top 10 UNCTAD stories of 2022
29 Dec 2022
From the ups and downs of global trade and investment to the risks of cryptocurrencies for developing countries, these are the most-read stories of the year.
Empowering women entrepreneurs in the digital economy
8 Dec 2022
A new UNCTAD report outlines ways to accelerate a more gender-equal digital economy for women’s economic and social empowerment.
Making trade work better for women after crises: A Q&A with UNCTAD deputy Pedro Manuel Moreno
8 Dec 2022
Following the first World Trade Congress on Gender, Mr. Moreno discusses how trade policy could make crisis response and recovery more inclusive.
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.
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.
UNCTAD sets out actions to support least developed countries in the global low-carbon transition
3 Nov 2022
New report says COP27 is an opportunity to accelerate action to achieve mutually beneficial climate and development goals in the world's most vulnerable countries.
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.