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New global alliance of special economic zones to boost development
17 May 2022
The alliance’s founding members represent 7,000 special economic zones in 145 economies, employing over 100 million people.
How digital multinationals are transforming global trade and investment
16 May 2022
Digital multinational enterprises are growing at breakneck speed and changing the nature of cross-border investment.
UNCTAD partners with DHL to empower women in e-commerce
29 Apr 2022
The partnership will help improve women digital entrepreneurs' skills and ease their access to global trade.
Entrepreneur helps women 'go digital' in Middle East
28 Apr 2022
Mona Ataya, a Palestinian-Lebanese entrepreneur who runs the largest online marketplace for women in the region, is one of UNCTAD's six eTrade for Women advocates.
Indonesian entrepreneur uses e-commerce to create inclusive opportunities
27 Apr 2022
UNCTAD eTrade for Women advocate taps into digital tools to grow her food business and build a connection between farmers and consumers.
Time for a new digital and data governance path, eCommerce Week highlights
26 Apr 2022
Better global governance of digital tools and platforms – and the data they produce – is urgently needed to avoid further fragmentation of the internet and wider inequalities.
Better digital governance needed to balance data opportunities and risks
25 Apr 2022
As the global economy becomes increasingly digital, better rules are needed to protect people and the planet and ensure everyone can reap the world of online opportunities.
eCommerce Week: UN convenes global forum on digital economy
22 Apr 2022
UNCTAD's annual event highlights the urgent need for global data and digital governance to help developing countries access the benefits of the soaring digital economy.
UN crisis response group calls for immediate action to avert cascading impacts of war in Ukraine
13 Apr 2022
The world is on the brink of a “perfect storm” of crises, warns UN Secretary-General António Guterres. Dire consequences of the war on global food, energy and financial markets could upend billions of lives.