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How marine bioprospecting can spur development in small island states
23 Jun 2022
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
5 global actions needed to build a sustainable ocean economy
3 May 2022
UN Oceans Forum identifies ways to sustainably change course for the benefit of marine resources and the people who depend on them.
UNCTAD partners with DHL to empower women in e-commerce
29 Apr 2022
The partnership will help improve women digital entrepreneurs' skills and ease their access to global trade.
UN Oceans Forum to chart course for 'Blue Deal' on economic recovery and sustainable growth
5 Apr 2022
The ocean is a source of opportunities to sustain livelihoods, trade and mitigate climate change. But the health of the ocean is deteriotrating and the economies it supports are under threat.
Small-scale woman trader keeps cross-border business afloat amid COVID-19
11 Mar 2022
Empowered by UNCTAD’s training, she endured pandemic-induced disruptions with persistence, hard work and business acumen, emerging stronger from the crisis.
Why gender mainstreaming is more crucial than ever
10 Mar 2022
Including a gender lens in national policies can empower women to participate in trade and structural transformation on an equal footing with men.
International Women’s Day: UN trade chief Rebeca Grynspan urges move from recognition to action
8 Mar 2022
Although it's now widely recognized that trade policies affect men and women differently, recognition is not enough. UNCTAD's first woman secretary-general calls on the global community to act now to empower women through trade.
United Kingdom commits £1.8 million for UNCTAD’s work to ease trade
4 Mar 2022
The funding extends an ongoing partnership that has supported over 25 countries to expedite the movement of goods and strengthen public-private collaboration.