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Scaling up climate adaptation finance must be on the table at UN COP26
28 Oct 2021
Estimates indicate that annual climate adaptation costs in developing countries could reach $300 billion in 2030 and, if mitigation targets are breached, as much as $500 billion by 2050.
Green industrial policies key for developing countries to adapt to climate change
28 Oct 2021
Developing countries are already suffering relative economic losses three times greater than high-income countries due to climate-related disasters.
COVID-19 recovery must change the investment game, says UNCTAD chief
19 Oct 2021
Governments need to create pro-investment environments for business models that integrate social, environmental and health imperatives, world investment forum hears.
Strong declaration on COVID-19 vaccines, trade, debt and climate adopted at historic UNCTAD15 conference
11 Oct 2021
During the four-day conference, world leaders, ministers of trade, leading economists and heads of UN agencies and global financial institutions called for a new development model, with socioeconomic transformation and sustainability at its centre.
UNCTAD15: A ministerial conference committed to gender equality
8 Oct 2021
The 15th session of the UN Conference on Trade and Development was the first to feature a forum dedicated to gender and development.
UNCTAD15: An urgent call for action to avoid global failure
5 Oct 2021
World leaders say inaction over the climate crisis, COVID-19 and the plight of the world’s most vulnerable is at our own peril. Action must incorporate trade’s best aspects.
UNCTAD course alumna wins essay competition on trade and gender
2 Oct 2021
Participants from around the world submitted essays on the nexus between trade and gender, as part of an UNCTAD capacity-building initiative.
COVID-19 threatens four ‘lost decades’ for gender equality
1 Oct 2021
The pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on women and threatens to roll back decades of hard-won progress on the fight against inequalities between women and men.
Stop food waste to fight hunger and protect the planet
29 Sep 2021
Around one third of the food produced is never eaten, even as 10% of the world population faces hunger each day. The resources used, including water, land and energy, also go to waste.