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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.
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 Islamic Republic of Iran and UNCTAD agreed on furthering cooperation in the area of trade-related issues including WTO accession
28 Feb 2016
At the invitation of the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade, Mr. Joakim Reiter, Deputy Secretary General of UNCTAD, undertook an advisory mission to Tehran on 27 February 2016. The purpose of the visit was to discuss possible technical assistance and capacity building that UNCTAD could provide in the context of Iran’s trade-related reforms in particular accession to the WTO.
Islamic developing countries applying to the World Trade Organization get help from Turkey, the Islamic Development Bank and UNCTAD
2 Oct 2014
UNCTAD, the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and the government of Turkey have been joining forces to assist developing and least developed countries from the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) in their WTO accession negotiations.
Economic underpinning critical for post-2015 goals, experts say
29 Nov 2013
UNCTAD and other Geneva- Trade hub agencies must find ways to harness trade and the private sector to make sure that the post-2015 strategy for helping poor countries is sufficiently supported by economic forces, experts said.