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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.
Nations to meet in Barbados to chart new path for post-coronavirus economic recovery
5 Aug 2020
UNCTAD15, the UN trade and development body's fifteenth quadrennial conference, will take place under the theme “From inequality and vulnerability to prosperity for all” as the world seeks solutions for a global new normal.
Moving towards zero carbon emissions in maritime shipping
4 Nov 2019
Written by Isabelle Durant, UNCTAD Deputy Secretary-General
No exit plan for small islands on climate crisis frontlines
10 Sep 2019
Small island nations are calling for global help to cope with the climate crisis unfolding in their backyard, as their ability to respond is curtailed by lack of finance.
UNCTAD, IIRC to help companies report performance on global goals
4 Jun 2019
UNCTAD and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) partner to enhance reporting of the private sector's contribution to global goals.
Where is sustainable development headed?
20 Jul 2018
Where are we heading on the path to the Sustainable Development Goals? UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi and other senior officials spotlight the issues.
Is African migration a curse or a boon?
31 May 2018
Written by Jane Muthumbi, Junior Davis and Milasoa Cherel-Robson of UNCTAD
Multi-Year Expert Meeting on Trade, Services and Development (7-8 May 2018)
9 May 2018
Services trade experts meet to feed knowledge and experience into intergovernmental processes in support of the Sustainable Development Goals.
UNCTAD and Vietnamese university to create a sustainable fisheries training centre
9 Mar 2018
Action taken to boost jobs and growth by harnessing the enormous potential of fisheries and aquaculture in least developed countries.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development raised the bar - Business as usual is not an option
30 Oct 2017
Two years into the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, legitimate concerns remain as to whether trade will play its meaningful role in delivering prosperity for all. The global economy may well be picking up, but it is not yet taking off. Export performance remains unprecedentedly weak, global demand limited, and job creation insufficient.