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Scaling up plastic substitutes is key to tackling pollution
3 Feb 2023
Nature abounds in sustainable alternatives to plastics, but companies and countries must work across borders to boost their production and tackle barriers.
Angola harnesses the potential of its creative industries
3 Feb 2023
UNCTAD supports Angola to build vibrant cultural and creative industries to create jobs and trade opportunities.
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.
World leaders call for stronger multilateral solutions to debt crisis
5 Dec 2022
Amid cascading crises and inequalities, developing countries face major challenges with a complex creditor base as borrowing burdens increase and risks of debt distress grow.
Promoting sustainable trade as a safety net for marine wildlife
25 Nov 2022
UNCTAD and its partners promote trade in line with environmental, social and economic sustainability criteria as a nature-based solution to the biodiversity crisis.
UNCTAD sets out actions to support least developed countries in the global low-carbon transition
3 Nov 2022
New report says COP27 is an opportunity to accelerate action to achieve mutually beneficial climate and development goals in the world's most vulnerable countries.
Political will, greater action needed to tackle cascading crises, leaders say
20 Oct 2022
The climate emergency, a global cost-of-living crisis, debt distress, widening inequalities and other overlapping crises call for political leadership and multilateral action.
It’s time to put productive capacities at the heart of every development strategy
12 Oct 2022
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD and Ratnakar Adhikari, Executive Director, Enhanced Integrated Framework
Creative economy offers countries path to development, says new UNCTAD report
7 Oct 2022
But more data and innovative and multidisciplinary policy responses are needed to enhance the development impacts of creative industries, especially in developing countries.