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New global alliance of special economic zones to boost development
17 May 2022
The alliance’s founding members represent 7,000 special economic zones in 145 economies, employing over 100 million people.
How digital multinationals are transforming global trade and investment
16 May 2022
Digital multinational enterprises are growing at breakneck speed and changing the nature of cross-border investment.
Why proteins may help solve existential crises in healthcare, food security, and climate
20 Apr 2022
Written by Dr. Parag Mallick, Associate Professor, Stanford University, and Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Nautilus Biotechnology
Promoting use of technology to tackle urban problems
22 Mar 2022
More developing countries could use satellites and other technologies to solve urban sustainability challenges, such as providing water to a growing population.
UN to debate how science and technology can boost COVID-19 recovery
22 Mar 2022
Industry 4.0 and the challenges of sustainable urban development will be in focus at the 25th session of the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development.
Small-scale woman trader keeps cross-border business afloat amid COVID-19
11 Mar 2022
Empowered by UNCTAD’s training, she endured pandemic-induced disruptions with persistence, hard work and business acumen, emerging stronger from the crisis.
From informal entrepreneur to successful businessman: Meet Geraldo Basilua from Angola
9 Feb 2022
UNCTAD’s Empretec entrepreneurship programme has helped him formalize and grow his businesses, contributing to sustainable development in the country’s northern provinces.
Global foreign direct investment rebounded strongly in 2021, but the recovery is highly uneven
19 Jan 2022
New UNCTAD estimates show that infrastructure finance is up due to recovery stimulus packages, but greenfield investment activity remains weak across industrial sectors.
New opportunities for accelerating pan-African trade
14 Dec 2021
By Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Why global cooperation on science, technology and innovation is more crucial than ever
13 Dec 2021
Unlocking the potential of Industry 4.0, or the fourth industrial revolution, in a post-pandemic world requires stronger global collaboration to ensure all countries have access to the technology and skills necessary.