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New global alliance of special economic zones to boost development
17 May 2022
The alliance’s founding members represent 7,000 special economic zones in 145 economies, employing over 100 million people.
How digital multinationals are transforming global trade and investment
16 May 2022
Digital multinational enterprises are growing at breakneck speed and changing the nature of cross-border investment.
UNCTAD partners with DHL to empower women in e-commerce
29 Apr 2022
The partnership will help improve women digital entrepreneurs' skills and ease their access to global trade.
Entrepreneur helps women 'go digital' in Middle East
28 Apr 2022
Mona Ataya, a Palestinian-Lebanese entrepreneur who runs the largest online marketplace for women in the region, is one of UNCTAD's six eTrade for Women advocates.
Indonesian entrepreneur uses e-commerce to create inclusive opportunities
27 Apr 2022
UNCTAD eTrade for Women advocate taps into digital tools to grow her food business and build a connection between farmers and consumers.
Circular economy can help stem biodiversity loss
19 Apr 2022
By Kweku Attafuah-Wadee, Lalen Lleander and Henrique Pacini, UNCTAD Economists
Small-scale woman trader keeps cross-border business afloat amid COVID-19
11 Mar 2022
Empowered by UNCTAD’s training, she endured pandemic-induced disruptions with persistence, hard work and business acumen, emerging stronger from the crisis.
Why gender mainstreaming is more crucial than ever
10 Mar 2022
Including a gender lens in national policies can empower women to participate in trade and structural transformation on an equal footing with men.
How to create more opportunities for women in trade
8 Mar 2022
As the world marks International Women's Day on 8 March, six women at UNCTAD outline what's needed for more women to play a leading role in trade.
International Women’s Day: UN trade chief Rebeca Grynspan urges move from recognition to action
8 Mar 2022
Although it's now widely recognized that trade policies affect men and women differently, recognition is not enough. UNCTAD's first woman secretary-general calls on the global community to act now to empower women through trade.