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Women entrepreneurs changing the gender narrative against all odds
8 May 2021
A co-founder of a robotics academy in Jordan and a car shop owner in Brazil share their experiences of overcoming barriers to become successful entrepreneurs.
Overcoming unconscious gender bias
8 Apr 2021
UNCTAD's acting head, UN Geneva's chief and a top economist - three successful women who have overcome biases - share their experiences and recommendations.
Gender and unemployment: Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic
8 Apr 2021
By Simonetta Zarrilli and Henri Luomaranta, UNCTAD
Helping cross-border women traders navigate COVID-19 crisis
9 Mar 2021
UNCTAD has equipped women traders in border areas of Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia with the information and entrepreneurial skills they need to survive and recover from the crisis.
Keeping gender equality on the agenda beyond 8 March
8 Mar 2021
UNCTAD Acting Secretary-General Isabelle Durant has launched a new initiative to ensure gender equality issues get the attention they deserve all year, not just on International Women’s Day.
Global plastic trade 40% bigger than previously thought, study finds
3 Mar 2021
Drawing on a powerful new database that tracks and traces the plastic life cycle, UNCTAD shows where countries can apply trade policy pressure to reduce pollution.
UNCTAD updates principles to promote biodiversity-friendly trade
18 Jan 2021
Guidelines to help governments, companies and consumers benefit from sustainable trade in precious plants and animals now include elements such as climate resilience and marine biodiversity.
Sail cargo: Charting a new path for emission-free shipping?
5 Nov 2020
Written by Christiaan De Beukelaer, Article No. 65 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°88 - Fourth Quarter 2020]