UNCTAD updates principles to promote biodiversity-friendly trade
How biodiversity-friendly trade can support COVID-19 recovery
A new call to action urges countries to make BioTrade a lever for recovery and resilience in the wake of the pandemic.
Blue BioTrade project set to improve fortunes in the eastern Caribbean
The project is a point of convergence for conservation and sustainable use of marine resources, and a driver for a blue and green recovery from COVID-19.
Nations to meet in Barbados to chart new path for post-coronavirus economic recovery
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.
UNCTAD, ITC and WTO roll out tool to help businesses trade better
Global trade continues nosedive, UNCTAD forecasts 20% drop in 2020
COVID-19 offers opportunity to save our ocean
The increasingly unsustainable use of marine resources for economic activities has hurt the health of our oceans, seas and coasts. Governments and businesses have the opportunity to turn the tide and make blue economy sectors more "green" in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.
BioTrade company in Myanmar shows resilience to COVID-19 shock
A small business making natural products from jujube and tamarind has kept its doors open and workers safe thanks to sustainability principles adopted before the pandemic.
UN seeks to build transport and trade resilience in wake of COVID-19
UNCTAD and the five UN regional commissions join forces to help developing countries tackle trade and transport challenges from the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 triggers marked decline in global trade, new data shows
The coronavirus pandemic led to a 3% drop in global trade values in the first quarter of 2020. The downturn is expected to accelerate in the second quarter, according to UNCTAD forecasts, which project a quarter-on-quarter decline of 27%.