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How markets and consumers can drive sustainability
16 May 2023
Experts spotlight key areas where competition and consumer protection policies can promote sustainable consumption and production.
Global ‘Blue Deal’ urgently needed to protect and invest in our ocean
8 May 2023
An UNCTAD report highlights the opportunities the ocean holds for developing countries and charts a new course to sustainably use marine resources.
Global forum spotlights actions to make trade more sustainable and inclusive
2 May 2023
The UN Trade Forum 2023 will highlight how developing countries can use trade to tackle global challenges including protecting the ocean, reducing digital and gender inequalities, and building more resilient economies.
UNCTAD set to support countries under new landmark treaty on high seas
3 Apr 2023
The agreement is a milestone towards making all ocean economic activities more sustainable, less harmful and beneficial to all.
Timor-Leste expands electronic single window to boost international trade
31 Mar 2023
The system supported by UNCTAD enables the country to save natural and financial resources while accelerating the customs clearance process.
Global trade slows, but ‘green goods’ grow
23 Mar 2023
World trade hit a record $32 trillion in 2022, but growth turned negative in the last half of the year. Environmentally friendly products defied the trend.
Improving energy access key to meeting development goals in Africa
21 Mar 2023
UNCTAD urges countries in sub-Saharan Africa to use their vast renewable energy reserves and pool resources through regional cooperation to forge a cleaner and greener future.
Green technologies: Coherent policy action needed for developing countries to reap the benefits
16 Mar 2023
A new UNCTAD report calls on governments and the global community to ensure consistency across international agreements on trade, intellectual property and climate change to close the green tech gap.
Angola: Empowering women through honey
14 Mar 2023
An UNCTAD project is harnessing the power of bees to help women improve their livelihoods while creating sustainable opportunities in rural communities in the southern African nation.