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Experts from 51 countries complete new course on agrotech, trade and gender
24 Dec 2020
Participants learned about the benefits and risks that women face when the agricultural sector becomes more commercialized and technology intensive
Jordanian woman techpreneur scoops UN business award
11 Dec 2020
Ten finalists in the UNCTAD Empretec Women in Business Awards demonstrate how resilience, sustainability, circularity and inclusiveness are critical success factors in their ventures.
Investment promotion agencies from Estonia, India and Rwanda receive UN awards for excellence in their COVID-19 responses
7 Dec 2020
The Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency wins special recognition for mainstreaming gender in investment promotion.
Digital trade facilitation for women cross-border traders
10 Nov 2020
Written by: Sijia Sun and Alexandre Larouche-Maltais, Article No. 66 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°88 - Fourth Quarter 2020]
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.
Course equips officials to bridge gender gaps in trade policy
25 Jun 2020
Training sessions saw participants from 59 countries also share experiences on the economic and gender effects of the coronavirus pandemic in their nations.
Commodity exports to China could fall by $33.1 billion in 2020, study finds
28 May 2020
UNCTAD research shows that total commodity exports to China could fall dramatically as a result of the coronavirus crisis, but there may be a silver lining for some products.
COVID-19 puts women working in SIDS tourism industry at risk
13 May 2020
Written by Simonetta Zarrilli of UNCTAD and Nursel Aydiner-Avsar, Associate Professor, Akdeniz University