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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.
UNCTAD partners with DHL to empower women in e-commerce
29 Apr 2022
The partnership will help improve women digital entrepreneurs' skills and ease their access to global trade.
Circular economy can help stem biodiversity loss
19 Apr 2022
By Kweku Attafuah-Wadee, Lalen Lleander and Henrique Pacini, UNCTAD Economists
In pursuit of an inclusive energy transition
11 Apr 2022
By Claudia Contreras, Jeanelle Clarke, Carlos Razo, UNCTAD Economists
Four key challenges facing least developed countries
4 Apr 2022
The world’s poorest nations face many obstacles, including soaring debt, export marginalization, energy poverty and climate vulnerability.
Ukraine war’s impact on trade and development
16 Mar 2022
UNCTAD’s rapid assessment of the war’s impact on trade and development shows a rapidly worsening outlook for the world economy, with the situation especially alarming for African and least developed countries.
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.
Why gender mainstreaming is more crucial than ever
10 Mar 2022
Including a gender lens in national policies can empower women to participate in trade and structural transformation on an equal footing with men.
International Women’s Day: UN trade chief Rebeca Grynspan urges move from recognition to action
8 Mar 2022
Although it's now widely recognized that trade policies affect men and women differently, recognition is not enough. UNCTAD's first woman secretary-general calls on the global community to act now to empower women through trade.