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Special economic zones drive economic diversification in Africa
28 Sep 2021
UNCTAD brings together various stakeholders to discus how special economic zones contribute to economic diversification and sustainable development in Africa.
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.
UNCTAD issues amber warning on building back better
15 Sep 2021
The world needs more effective multilateral coordination, without which recovery efforts in advanced countries will damage development prospects in the South and amplify existing inequalities, says UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report 2021.
While we cannot sum-up women in numbers, gender data are important
8 Sep 2021
By Isabelle Durant, Acting Secretary-General, UNCTAD, and Dr. Samira Asma, Assistant Director-General, World Health Organization
An inclusive COVID-19 recovery needs reliable and timely data
26 Jul 2021
UNCTAD helps strengthen international trade statisticians’ skills and capacity, for a continuous flow of high-quality statistics amid pandemic-induced disruptions to data supply.
How countries are faring on global goals amid COVID-19
2 Jul 2021
The 2021 update of the UNCTAD SDG Pulse illustrates in numbers countries’ progress and challenges in achieving the sustainable development goals by 2030.
Building communities of women digital entrepreneurs
1 Jul 2021
The UNCTAD-led eTrade for Women initiative is creating regional networks to help women digital entrepreneurs access the resources needed to succeed and contribute to sustainable development.
Small island developing states face uphill battle in COVID-19 recovery
10 Jun 2021
An UNCTAD report analyses this group of vulnerable nations in the wake of the pandemic, which is estimated to have led to a dramatic fall in their GDPs, especially in those that depend highly on tourism.
Gender equality in poorest nations hinges on post-pandemic policy choices
8 Jun 2021
As policymakers in least developed countries address COVID-19’s social and economic consequences, they must ensure recovery efforts are gender responsive.