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Palestine faces hard road ahead to recovery from COVID-19 shock
31 Mar 2021
New UNCTAD simulations show the coronavirus pandemic will have a significant impact on the already shattered Palestinian economy.
Global plastic trade 40% bigger than previously thought, study finds
3 Mar 2021
Drawing on a powerful new database that tracks and traces the plastic life cycle, UNCTAD shows where countries can apply trade policy pressure to reduce pollution.
Creativity is the answer we’ve been looking for – now is the time to embrace and invest in it
1 Feb 2021
By Marisa Henderson, Chief of the Creative Economy Programme, and Amy Shelver, Public Information Officer, UNCTAD
UNCTAD updates principles to promote biodiversity-friendly trade
18 Jan 2021
Guidelines to help governments, companies and consumers benefit from sustainable trade in precious plants and animals now include elements such as climate resilience and marine biodiversity.
Creative economy to have its year in the sun in 2021
13 Jan 2021
Here’s why the UN has dedicated a whole year to the creative economy and its critical role in promoting sustainable development, especially in a post-coronavirus world.
Israeli occupation cost Gaza $16.7 billion in past decade - UNCTAD estimates
25 Nov 2020
Prolonged closure and military operations have left Gaza’s regional economy on the verge of collapse.
How biodiversity-friendly trade can support COVID-19 recovery
19 Oct 2020
A new call to action urges countries to make BioTrade a lever for recovery and resilience in the wake of the pandemic.
Blue BioTrade project set to improve fortunes in the eastern Caribbean
13 Oct 2020
The project is a point of convergence for conservation and sustainable use of marine resources, and a driver for a blue and green recovery from COVID-19.
COVID-19 devastates Palestine’s shattered economy
8 Sep 2020
Under occupation, the Palestinian National Authority lacks the policy space and economic tools to deal with the massive challenge posed by the pandemic.