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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.
Why ports are at the heart of sustainable development
13 May 2022
Port management has implications for economic growth, crisis response efforts, environmental protection and gender equality.
Port programme opens ocean of opportunities for Bolivia
9 May 2022
A river port in the landlocked nation that joined UNCTAD’s port management programme is helping importers and exporters overcome logistics challenges.
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.
In pursuit of an inclusive energy transition
11 Apr 2022
By Claudia Contreras, Jeanelle Clarke, Carlos Razo, UNCTAD Economists
Ireland and Northern Ireland renew support for global port programme
8 Apr 2022
A new agreement will bolster UNCTAD’s work to help ports in developing countries improve operations and speed up trade.
Four key challenges facing least developed countries
4 Apr 2022
The world’s poorest nations face many obstacles, including soaring debt, export marginalization, energy poverty and climate vulnerability.
Transport connectivity key to enhancing productive capacities in landlocked developing countries
18 Mar 2022
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD