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UNCTAD15: A ministerial conference committed to gender equality
8 Oct 2021
The 15th session of the UN Conference on Trade and Development was the first to feature a forum dedicated to gender and development.
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.
Why gender matters in trade facilitation reform
28 Sep 2021
What would you do to make a sale? Some women cross-border traders in Africa navigate corruption, outsmart tricksters and thieves, and even cross crocodile-infested waters to do so. UNCTAD explores how to overcome these barriers.
How to cushion consumers from high maritime freight rates
27 Jul 2021
By Jan Hoffmann, Head of Trade Logistics, UNCTAD
Turbulent prices on the high seas: Are calmer waters on the horizon?
26 Jul 2021
By Mark Assaf, Economist, UNCTAD
Fair Trade: A model that also promotes equality between women and men?
8 Jul 2021
Representatives from the two leading global fair trade networks explain why their business model is also characterized by better gender balance.
Vulnerable countries need help to adjust to carbon cuts in maritime transport
5 Jul 2021
Technical and financial assistance to poorer nations will help alleviate the costs of a planned transition to low-carbon shipping.
Building communities of women digital entrepreneurs
1 Jul 2021
The UNCTAD-led eTrade for Women initiative is creating regional networks to help women digital entrepreneurs access the resources needed to succeed and contribute to sustainable development.
Building port resilience against pandemics
22 Jun 2021
UNCTAD launches a new course to help ports around the globe keep ships moving and goods flowing while protecting workers during the current and future pandemics.