UNCTAD updates principles to promote biodiversity-friendly trade
New portal tracks trade’s contribution to sustainable development
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.
Sustainable public procurement can help us build back better after COVID-19
Written by Santiago Fernandez De Cordoba and Ralf Peters, UNCTAD Economists
The big reset: Learning from Covid-19 to fast track the SDGs
Following his speech to the UN High Level Parliamentary Forum on 15 July, UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi answers questions on how lessons from the fight against to curb the pandemic could help speed up progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.
Environmental impacts of coronavirus crisis, challenges ahead
Written by Robert Hamwey, UNCTAD Economic Affairs Officer
COVID-19 and food security in vulnerable countries
Pamela Coke Hamilton, Director of the Division on International Trade and Commodities and Janvier Nkurunziza, Commodity Research and Analysis Section
Fair trade enterprises spread benefits through value chains
Governments urged to promote businesses that practice fair trade to help tackle inequality, end poverty and save our planet.