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Fostering the digital economy in small island developing states
4 Aug 2022
The application of digital technologies in international trade can contribute to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals.
Supporting post-COVID-19 recovery among African cross-border traders
18 Jul 2022
UNCTAD equips 300 women small-scale traders in five countries with greater knowledge of trade rules, customs procedures and entrepreneurship skills.
The Weekly Tradecast: Economic diversification in Africa
14 Jul 2022
The series explores how major economic events affect developing countries. In the second episode, UNCTAD’s Africa director Paul Akiwumi talks about the urgent need for economic diversification on the continent.
Training opens new horizons for women in ports
6 Jul 2022
UNCTAD's TrainForTrade port management programme increases women's participation in leadership roles in ports, promoting gender equality in the industry.
Bringing sustainable entrepreneurship to the next level
27 Jun 2022
UNCTAD continues its long-standing commitment to help developing countries harness the power of entrepreneurship as a tool for sustainable and inclusive development.
Palestinian officials trained on trade policymaking and negotiations
15 Jun 2022
Training equips experts and policymakers to engage effectively in bilateral and regional negotiations on trade in services.
Foreign investment in developing Asia hit a record $619 billion in 2021
9 Jun 2022
Despite successive waves of COVID-19, FDI flows to the region grew for the third consecutive year, with developing economies in Asia receiving 40% of global foreign investment inflows.
Regulation rising as financial markets tackle climate risks
9 Jun 2022
An UNCTAD report shows that adoption of policy measures and regulations dedicated to sustainable finance accelerated in 2021.
Proposed minimum tax on multinationals has ‘major implications’ for investment policy
9 Jun 2022
Developing countries could lose out on tax revenues due to capacity and legal constraints on the implementation of needed reforms, UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2022 says.