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Scaling up climate adaptation finance must be on the table at UN COP26
28 Oct 2021
Estimates indicate that annual climate adaptation costs in developing countries could reach $300 billion in 2030 and, if mitigation targets are breached, as much as $500 billion by 2050.
Green industrial policies key for developing countries to adapt to climate change
28 Oct 2021
Developing countries are already suffering relative economic losses three times greater than high-income countries due to climate-related disasters.
Steps to establish a global alliance of special economic zones taken at UNCTAD investment forum
21 Oct 2021
As centers of economic activity, special economic zones are a crucial development tool for nations. A new global alliance could help amplify SEZ voices alongside a push to modernize the zones.
UNCTAD awards agencies for promoting investment in health and the blue economy
19 Oct 2021
Investment promotion agencies form Costa Rica, Mauritius, the Netherlands the Republic of Korea and Seychelles are honoured during the 7th World Investment Forum.
COVID-19 recovery must change the investment game, says UNCTAD chief
19 Oct 2021
Governments need to create pro-investment environments for business models that integrate social, environmental and health imperatives, world investment forum hears.
UNCTAD15: A ministerial conference committed to gender equality
8 Oct 2021
The 15th session of the UN Conference on Trade and Development was the first to feature a forum dedicated to gender and development.
UNCTAD course alumna wins essay competition on trade and gender
2 Oct 2021
Participants from around the world submitted essays on the nexus between trade and gender, as part of an UNCTAD capacity-building initiative.
COVID-19 threatens four ‘lost decades’ for gender equality
1 Oct 2021
The pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on women and threatens to roll back decades of hard-won progress on the fight against inequalities between women and men.
Young women scientists explore sustainable development solutions
23 Sep 2021
UNCTAD and Okayama University in Japan join forces to build the capacity of women researchers in developing countries working in science, technology and innovation fields.
From recovery to resilience: Hanging together or swinging separately?
15 Sep 2021
In 2021, the global economy will bounce back with growth of 5.3%, the fastest in nearly 50 years. The rebound is, however, highly uneven along regional, sectoral and income lines, according to UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report 2021.