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The developing world must get ready to adapt its trade to climate change
3 Mar 2021
By Isabelle Durant, Acting Secretary-General of UNCTAD
COVID-19’s economic fallout will long outlive the health crisis, report warns
19 Nov 2020
Inequalities and vulnerabilities risk worsening long after a vaccine becomes available. UNCTAD charts a roadmap for a more inclusive and better recovery, emphasizing the need to reshape global production networks.
Décloisonner les enjeux climatiques, commerciaux et numériques
18 Nov 2020
Ecrit par Isabelle Durant, Secrétaire Générale Adjointe de la CNUCED
Top UN economists warn of crises of our own making if global 'megatrends' left unchecked
17 Sep 2020
A report by the UN Economist Networks says climate change, inequalities, urbanization, rapid population changes and the technological revolution will shape our world over the course of this century and calls for an overhaul of the way policies are made.
Mauritius oil spill puts spotlight on ship pollution
19 Aug 2020
Small island nations face an existential and developmental threat from ship-source pollution endangering their vulnerable marine ecosystems and ocean economies. An effective international legal regime can help.
COVID-19: A threat to food security in Africa
11 Aug 2020
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Developing countries pay environmental cost of electric car batteries
22 Jul 2020
Growth in electric car sales is great news for the fight against climate change, but the mining of the minerals used in their batteries poses serious risks for the environment.
Demand for raw materials for electric car batteries set to rise further
25 Jun 2020
Surging need is driven by boom in electric cars, with 23 million passenger vehicles expected to be produced by 2030, says a new UNCTAD report.
Digitalization can help to tackle sustainable development challenges
25 Jun 2020
Written byOlga Algayerova, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe