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Steps to establish a global alliance of special economic zones taken at UNCTAD investment forum
21 Oct 2021
As centers of economic activity, special economic zones are a crucial development tool for nations. A new global alliance could help amplify SEZ voices alongside a push to modernize the zones.
UNCTAD awards agencies for promoting investment in health and the blue economy
19 Oct 2021
Investment promotion agencies form Costa Rica, Mauritius, the Netherlands the Republic of Korea and Seychelles are honoured during the 7th World Investment Forum.
COVID-19 recovery must change the investment game, says UNCTAD chief
19 Oct 2021
Governments need to create pro-investment environments for business models that integrate social, environmental and health imperatives, world investment forum hears.
Special economic zones drive economic diversification in Africa
28 Sep 2021
UNCTAD brings together various stakeholders to discus how special economic zones contribute to economic diversification and sustainable development in Africa.
Kenyan youth stake claim to digital jobs, seat at negotiating table
31 Aug 2021
Driven by the belief that young people possess the agency and power to shape their future, some Kenyan youth are tapping into the digital economy and taking their place at the negotiation table.
Minding the gap to foster better trade for sustainable development
23 Aug 2021
By Santiago Fernandez de Cordoba, Niematallah E. A. Elamin and Axel Marx
Educating and inspiring the next generation of global citizens
19 Aug 2021
Youth in the Netherlands are getting support to move beyond activism and enact positive social action in their communities.
How Brazilian youth are supercharging sustainable development
6 Aug 2021
Youth Action Hub Curitiba, part of the UNCTAD Youth Network, harnesses the potential of Brazilian youth to help accelerate the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
How to cushion consumers from high maritime freight rates
27 Jul 2021
By Jan Hoffmann, Head of Trade Logistics, UNCTAD