Creative economy to have its year in the sun in 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.
New portal tracks trade’s contribution to sustainable development
Global trade shows frail recovery in third quarter, but outlook remains uncertain
UNCTAD estimates show a 5% drop in world trade in the third quarter of 2020 compared to 2019, an improvement from the 19% decline in the second quarter but insufficient to pull trade out of the red.
How biodiversity-friendly trade can support COVID-19 recovery
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
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.
COVID-19 is a matter of life and debt, global deal needed
Environmental impacts of coronavirus crisis, challenges ahead
Written by Robert Hamwey, UNCTAD Economic Affairs Officer
Promoting biodiversity-friendly trade in the Mekong region
UNCTAD coordinates activities to link trade with the sustainable use of biodiversity and maximize benefits.