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Facilitation before the movement of the goods
17 Mar 2023
Written by Lance Thompson, Article No. 102 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°97 - First Quarter 2023]
UNCTAD calls for urgent global action to support the world’s 46 least developed countries
3 Mar 2023
The world’s most vulnerable economies need urgent global action as current crises threaten to reverse decades of development gains.
Global debt and climate crises are intertwined: Here’s how to tackle both
1 Mar 2023
Climate change is compounding the debt crisis in developing countries. UNCTAD spells out the actions necessary to safeguard the world’s sustainable development ambitions.
3000 days and still counting: Factors impacting time to ratify WTO trade facilitation agreement
20 Feb 2023
Written by Alexandre Larouche-Maltais and Nourhan Abdellatif, Article No. 100 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°97 - First Quarter 2023]
Scaling up plastic substitutes is key to tackling pollution
3 Feb 2023
Nature abounds in sustainable alternatives to plastics, but companies and countries must work across borders to boost their production and tackle barriers.
Colombia finance minister Ocampo spells out actions to tackle global economic crisis
23 Jan 2023
Delivering the 18th edition of UNCTAD’s Raúl Prebisch Lecture, he called for developing countries to be at the centre of solutions to the crisis.
Roadmap to decarbonize the shipping sector: Technology development, consistent policies and investment in research, development and innovation
19 Dec 2022
Written by Estela Morante, Article No. 99 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°96 - Fourth Quarter 2022]
World leaders call for stronger multilateral solutions to debt crisis
5 Dec 2022
Amid cascading crises and inequalities, developing countries face major challenges with a complex creditor base as borrowing burdens increase and risks of debt distress grow.
Maritime supply chains need urgent investment to boost resilience to future crises
29 Nov 2022
UNCTAD's Review of Maritime Transport 2022 warns that maritime transport and logistics require greater investment in infrastructure and sustainability to weather future storms.