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New partnership set to unlock Mongolia’s e-commerce potential
19 May 2022
UNCTAD will help the landlocked East Asian nation assess its e-commerce ecosystem and harness the development benefits of the digital economy.
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.
Time for a new digital and data governance path, eCommerce Week highlights
26 Apr 2022
Better global governance of digital tools and platforms – and the data they produce – is urgently needed to avoid further fragmentation of the internet and wider inequalities.
Better digital governance needed to balance data opportunities and risks
25 Apr 2022
As the global economy becomes increasingly digital, better rules are needed to protect people and the planet and ensure everyone can reap the world of online opportunities.
eCommerce Week: UN convenes global forum on digital economy
22 Apr 2022
UNCTAD's annual event highlights the urgent need for global data and digital governance to help developing countries access the benefits of the soaring digital economy.
Circular economy can help stem biodiversity loss
19 Apr 2022
By Kweku Attafuah-Wadee, Lalen Lleander and Henrique Pacini, 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.
The WSIS goal involves a shared journey to the last mile: What will stakeholders need to reach their destination?
25 Mar 2022
Written by John Frank, Vice President, UN Affairs, Microsoft
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.