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Trade facilitation e-learning platform trains over 1000 decision-makers in 2021
23 Dec 2021
Throughout the year, UNCTAD’s online trade facilitation courses helped officials from 27 countries gain knowledge and skills needed to implement World Trade Organization mandates.
Customs clearance software to boost trade for Kiribati and Tuvalu
21 Dec 2021
UNCTAD’s ASYCUDAWorld will help the vulnerable Pacific island nations automate import and export clearance procedures, reducing the time and costs needed to move goods across their borders.
The creative economy takes center stage
10 Dec 2021
Digital platforms connect artists, artisans, musicians, and filmmakers with a global audience — driving growth in emerging economies.
Least developed countries cannot afford to strand their assets, given their development challenges
26 Nov 2021
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Quantifying the environmental benefits from paperless trade facilitation
2 Nov 2021
Written by: Yann Duval, Celine Bacrot and Simon Hardy, Article No. 79 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°92 - Fourth Quarter 2021]
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.
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.
Why gender matters in trade facilitation reform
28 Sep 2021
What would you do to make a sale? Some women cross-border traders in Africa navigate corruption, outsmart tricksters and thieves, and even cross crocodile-infested waters to do so. UNCTAD explores how to overcome these barriers.