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South-South trade agreement holds key to more sustainable and inclusive growth
9 May 2023
With one more ratification, the Global System of Trade Preferences among Developing Countries will unlock the full potential of a $16 trillion market with over 4 billion people.
UNCTAD set to support countries under new landmark treaty on high seas
3 Apr 2023
The agreement is a milestone towards making all ocean economic activities more sustainable, less harmful and beneficial to all.
UNCTAD and Thailand partner to strengthen women’s capacity to use technology
31 Mar 2023
The two organizations will train women researchers and entrepreneurs on how to harness the power of science, technology and innovation to drive more sustainable and inclusive growth.
Global trade slows, but ‘green goods’ grow
23 Mar 2023
World trade hit a record $32 trillion in 2022, but growth turned negative in the last half of the year. Environmentally friendly products defied the trend.
Simpler rules of origin needed to boost free trade in Africa, study shows
13 Feb 2023
UNCTAD calls for reforms to existing rules to help the continent’s companies take advantage of African free trade agreements.
Colombia finance minister Ocampo spells out actions to tackle global economic crisis
23 Jan 2023
Delivering the 18th edition of UNCTAD’s Raúl Prebisch Lecture, he called for developing countries to be at the centre of solutions to the crisis.
Year in review: Top 10 UNCTAD stories of 2022
29 Dec 2022
From the ups and downs of global trade and investment to the risks of cryptocurrencies for developing countries, these are the most-read stories of the year.
Entrepreneurs leap into health-care innovation post COVID-19
21 Dec 2022
Entrepreneurs are key to driving much-needed innovation in a world seeking more modern, resilient, equitable and accountable health systems in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Seychelles outlines strategy to boost entrepreneurship
19 Dec 2022
The East African island nation has launched a blueprint to equip entrepreneurs with the skills needed to build a knowledge-based and innovation-driven economy.