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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
Developing countries need more support to cope with new global sustainability reporting standards
24 Nov 2021
Rapid changes in global standard-setting put new strains on regulators, institutions and professional bodies in countries with weaker accounting and reporting ecosystems.
The World Bank’s 'Doing Business' report is out of business. So what next?
4 Nov 2021
By Ian Richards, UNCTAD economist
UNCTAD names winners of ISAR Honours 2021
22 Oct 2021
The ISAR awards have grown from strength to strength, with nearly 150 nominated for the awards by organizations from 40 countries representing six geographical regions, since they were launched in 2018.
How COVID-19 exposed music industry fault lines and what can be done
28 Sep 2021
By Marisa Henderson, Chief, Creative Economy Programme, and Amy Shelver, Public Information Officer, UNCTAD
Special economic zones drive economic diversification in Africa
28 Sep 2021
UNCTAD brings together various stakeholders to discus how special economic zones contribute to economic diversification and sustainable development in Africa.
Progress on Africa’s integration boosts prospects for economic transformation in Egypt
8 Jul 2021
Egypt needs to update its policy approach to economic transformation to fully benefit from the African Continental Free Trade Area.
Bhutan's entrepreneurs can now open a business in under a minute
3 Jun 2021
A new government platform using UNCTAD's online single window technology powers business registration in record time, supporting livelihoods during the COVID-19 crisis.