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Young people advance action towards a healthy planet for all
28 Jul 2022
Youth advocacy is on the rise, turbocharging a generational movement to fight the existential threat of climate change.
A world in crisis needs both trade and aid
25 Jul 2022
By UNCTAD Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan, WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and International Trade Centre Executive Director Pamela Coke-Hamilton
Supporting post-COVID-19 recovery among African cross-border traders
18 Jul 2022
UNCTAD equips 300 women small-scale traders in five countries with greater knowledge of trade rules, customs procedures and entrepreneurship skills.
UNCTAD urges African countries to rethink export diversification to survive economic shocks
14 Jul 2022
The continent’s free trade area, a growing middle class, an emerging consumer market, increased access to financial services and technology, and dynamic private entrepreneurs can help diversify African economies.
The Weekly Tradecast: Economic diversification in Africa
14 Jul 2022
The series explores how major economic events affect developing countries. In the second episode, UNCTAD’s Africa director Paul Akiwumi talks about the urgent need for economic diversification on the continent.
Regulation rising as financial markets tackle climate risks
9 Jun 2022
An UNCTAD report shows that adoption of policy measures and regulations dedicated to sustainable finance accelerated in 2021.
Promoting sustainable fisheries trade in Eastern Caribbean
7 Jun 2022
Countries aim to protect the iconic queen conch, build a sustainable ocean economy and provide tangible benefits to people working in the region’s seafood value chains.
Climate finance for SIDS is shockingly low: Why this needs to change
24 May 2022
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Study shows COVID-19 effects on trade in biodiversity products
18 May 2022
The pandemic has posed challenges but also created opportunities for workers and businesses producing and selling biodiversity-based goods and services.