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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.
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.
Alarm bells ring over environmental cost of digitalization
27 Apr 2022
Digital technologies are fuelling the climate crisis. Only drastic behaviour change will make them work for people and the planet, experts say at UNCTAD's eCommerce Week.
COVID-19 boost to e-commerce sustained into 2021, new UNCTAD figures show
25 Apr 2022
The pandemic's impact on digital transformations and how e-commerce and associated digital technologies can contribute to the recovery are in focus during the UNCTAD eCommerce Week 2022 from 25 to 29 April.
Young leaders discuss how to finance development and transform education
21 Apr 2022
UNCTAD Youth Network members exchange expertise with global peers and offer fresh solutions to today’s pressing challenges.
Creative industry 4.0 offers vast opportunities for developing countries
21 Apr 2022
A new UNCTAD report provides policy options for developing countries to harness new technological trends for their creative economies.
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
Bridging transport connectivity divides crucial to enhance productive capacities in landlocked developing countries
15 Mar 2022
Written by: By Paul Akiwumi, Article No. 86 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°93 - First Quarter 2022]