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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.
The Sustainable Manufacturing and Environmental Pollution Programme
14 May 2020
Written by Lisa Emberson, Stockholm Environment Institute Affiliated Researcher
Environmental impacts of coronavirus crisis, challenges ahead
20 Apr 2020
Written by Robert Hamwey, UNCTAD Economic Affairs Officer
New global roadmap of action to guide the future of mobility
23 Oct 2019
Sustainable mobility could connect 1 billion people, increase GDP by 2.6 trillion and cut 1.8 gigatons of CO2.
5 ways you can use your buying power to protect our biodiversity
3 Oct 2019
Biodiversity is our world. It's all around us. It's the air we breathe and the food we eat. A rich biodiversity helps the fight against the climate crisis.
Investment flows to Europe slump to 15-year low as US tax reforms spur earnings repatriation
12 Jun 2019
Prospects upbeat for modest growth this year.
BioTrade holds first webinar for Latin American partners
22 Aug 2018
Professionals promoting biodiversity-friendly goods and services in the region discuss the challenges they've faced promoting BioTrade during the past two decades.
United States tax act could lead to repatriation of $2 trillion of overseas investment
5 Feb 2018
The United States tax reform bill will have significant implications for global FDI patterns, affecting multinational enterprises and foreign affiliates accounting for almost 50% of global foreign direct investment stock.
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.