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Global trade slows, but ‘green goods’ grow
23 Mar 2023
World trade hit a record $32 trillion in 2022, but growth turned negative in the last half of the year. Environmentally friendly products defied the trend.
Promoting sustainable ports in Peru
22 Mar 2023
UNCTAD training inspires a nationwide project across key Peruvian ports, boosting progress towards sustainability, gender equality and economic development.
Tackling gender divides can create more e-commerce success
17 Mar 2023
Experts at an UNCTAD event outline how to enable women to benefit more from the digital revolution and enhance their participation in trade.
Angola: Empowering women through honey
14 Mar 2023
An UNCTAD project is harnessing the power of bees to help women improve their livelihoods while creating sustainable opportunities in rural communities in the southern African nation.
How to unlock women’s potential in the digital economy
8 Mar 2023
By Shamika N. Sirimanne, Director of Technology and Logistics, UNCTAD and Ratnakar Adhikari, Executive Director, Enhanced Integrated Framework
Training helps more women in least developed countries benefit from trade
2 Mar 2023
UNCTAD’s online courses equip participants to design and implement policies to bridge gender gaps in trade.
Women scientists from developing countries at the forefront of cutting-edge research
9 Feb 2023
Participants of UNCTAD and Okayama University’s Young Female Scientist Programme are breaking the glass ceiling in science, technology, engineering and maths.
Scaling up plastic substitutes is key to tackling pollution
3 Feb 2023
Nature abounds in sustainable alternatives to plastics, but companies and countries must work across borders to boost their production and tackle barriers.
Netherlands commits $10 million for UNCTAD’s work on digital economy, business and investment facilitation
18 Jan 2023
The country’s ministry of foreign affairs, trade and development cooperation will provide the funds during the period 2023–2026