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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.
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.
Notification obligations under the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement: Five reasons why "the struggle is real" for Least Developed Countries
21 Sep 2021
Written by: Alexandre Larouche-Maltais, Article No. 80 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°91 - Third Quarter 2021]
COVID-19 and the new normal: A double-edged sword for National Trade Facilitation Committees
3 Sep 2021
Written by: By Arántzazu Sánchez Belastegui, Article No. 79 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°91 - Third Quarter 2021]
Coordinated border management: United we are strong, divided we fail
29 Jul 2021
Written by: Moeketsi Ranthake, Article No. 78 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter - Special edition: Trade facilitation stories through the eyes of practitioners]
Upgrading the Tele Bridge and Sani Top Border posts
26 Jul 2021
Written by Thabo Qhesi Article No. 77 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter - Special edition: Trade facilitation stories through the eyes of practitioners]