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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.
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]
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.
Why the transport sector needs to adapt to climate change
10 May 2019
Following an UNCTAD expert meeting on adapting to climate change in the transport sector, held on 16 and 17 April in Geneva, Switzerland, John Dora, member of the International Organization for Standardization's climate change strategy task force, shares his perspectives on the issue.
Solar pioneer Piccard and UNCTAD to power up African green energy
3 Dec 2018
The World Alliance for Efficient Solutions and UNCTAD plan to introduce innovative renewable technologies to solve Africa's huge electricity deficit.
Q&A: Shipping and the environment
20 Nov 2018
With international shipping carrying more than 80% of world trade by volume, the international community must ensure that maritime transport responds to the challenges of climate change.