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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.
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.
Digital platforms give lifeline to Kenya’s creatives amid COVID-19
18 Aug 2020
With live shows on pause due to the pandemic, creative industries in Kenya are tapping into new revenue streams on digital platforms and outlets to build resilience.
Environmental impacts of coronavirus crisis, challenges ahead
20 Apr 2020
Written by Robert Hamwey, UNCTAD Economic Affairs Officer
Coronavirus could shrink global FDI by 5% to 15%
8 Mar 2020
UNCTAD projects that the COVID-19 epidemic could bring global foreign direct investment flows to their lowest levels since the 2008-2009 financial crisis
Promoting biodiversity-friendly trade in the Mekong region
21 Jan 2020
UNCTAD coordinates activities to link trade with the sustainable use of biodiversity and maximize benefits.