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COVID-19 recovery a chance to remake society for a better future
24 Jun 2022
UNCTAD reflects on the past two years of the pandemic to derive valuable lessons for the future.
Trade and right to food: UNCTAD and UN Human Rights issue open letter
13 Jun 2022
Heads of the two UN bodies call on world trade ministers to align policy and action to achieve global food security.
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.
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.
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.
Global trade hits record high of $28.5 trillion in 2021, but likely to be subdued in 2022
17 Feb 2022
All major trading economies saw imports and exports rise above pre-pandemic levels in the fourth quarter of 2021, with trade in goods increasing more strongly in the developing world than in developed countries.