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Why the global science community must come and stay together beyond the coronavirus pandemic
6 May 2020
Written by Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Africa needs a Marshall plan to ride out Covid-19 crisis; prepare for uncertain times
16 Apr 2020
Written byDr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
UNCTAD brings new technology to wildlife trade management
30 Aug 2019
New electronic solution will enable countries to better control legal trade of endangered species and help prevent illegal trade.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development raised the bar - Business as usual is not an option
30 Oct 2017
Two years into the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, legitimate concerns remain as to whether trade will play its meaningful role in delivering prosperity for all. The global economy may well be picking up, but it is not yet taking off. Export performance remains unprecedentedly weak, global demand limited, and job creation insufficient.
UNCTAD and CITES hold meeting on traceability system for international trade in python skins from South-East Asia
31 Oct 2013
The Secretary-General of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), Mr. John Scanlon, and high-level officials of UNCTAD, have met with key players to discuss a traceability system that will ensure a sustainable and legal supply of South-East Asian python skins, pursuant to decisions taken by the Parties to CITES.
Greater attention needed to farming sector, experts tell commodities meeting
20 Mar 2013
High prices for basic farm goods and industrial raw materials, with the complex effects that these cause on the economies of numerous poor countries, are not expected to decline any time soon, the Global Commodities Forum has been told.