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Strong declaration on COVID-19 vaccines, trade, debt and climate adopted at historic UNCTAD15 conference
11 Oct 2021
During the four-day conference, world leaders, ministers of trade, leading economists and heads of UN agencies and global financial institutions called for a new development model, with socioeconomic transformation and sustainability at its centre.
At UNCTAD15 leaders count the cost of not fixing the global debt crisis
7 Oct 2021
The international debt system needs an overhaul to address unsustainable debt burdens in developing countries.
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.
Notification obligations under the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement: Five reasons why "the struggle is real" for Least Developed Countries
21 Sep 2021
Written by: Alexandre Larouche-Maltais, Article No. 80 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°91 - Third Quarter 2021]
From recovery to resilience: Hanging together or swinging separately?
15 Sep 2021
In 2021, the global economy will bounce back with growth of 5.3%, the fastest in nearly 50 years. The rebound is, however, highly uneven along regional, sectoral and income lines, according to UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report 2021.
UNCTAD issues amber warning on building back better
15 Sep 2021
The world needs more effective multilateral coordination, without which recovery efforts in advanced countries will damage development prospects in the South and amplify existing inequalities, says UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report 2021.
COVID-19 and the new normal: A double-edged sword for National Trade Facilitation Committees
3 Sep 2021
Written by: By Arántzazu Sánchez Belastegui, Article No. 79 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°91 - Third Quarter 2021]
Coordinated border management: United we are strong, divided we fail
29 Jul 2021
Written by: Moeketsi Ranthake, Article No. 78 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter - Special edition: Trade facilitation stories through the eyes of practitioners]
How to cushion consumers from high maritime freight rates
27 Jul 2021
By Jan Hoffmann, Head of Trade Logistics, UNCTAD