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Coronavirus: Let's not forget the world's poorest countries
27 Apr 2020
Written by Paul Akiwumi, Director of UNCTAD's Division for Africa and Least Developed Countries
Africa needs a Marshall plan to ride out Covid-19 crisis; prepare for uncertain times
16 Apr 2020
Written byDr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Fairer trade can strike a blow against rising inequality
19 Jul 2019
Global trade has catalysed economic growth both in developing and developed countries, but its benefits have not been shared equally. This could change.
Rising inequality a blight on our development hopes
26 Jun 2019
The development gains of the 20th century are being eroded by growing inequality - and something needs to be done about it.
Oceans Forum seeks consensus on fish-to-dish solutions
16 Jul 2018
Time is running out to find agreement on ending harmful fisheries subsidies by 2020 but a multi-agency push hosted by UNCTAD aims to inject momentum.
90% of fish stocks are used up – fisheries subsidies must stop
13 Jul 2018
Written byMukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD and Peter Thomson, United Nations Special Envoy for the Ocean, United Nations.
Time is running out to find a solution to overfishing, UNCTAD warns
29 Sep 2017
With just 10 weeks until a World Trade Organization summit in Argentina, there is a risk that no global agreement will be made to address the issue of overfishing, an UNCTAD official has told a public meeting at the international body's Geneva base.
UNCTAD joins the growing number of voluntary commitments on ocean action
6 Jun 2017
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Environment Program (UN Environment) announced their voluntary commitment at the Oceans Conference in New York to assist member states in the implementation of effective, inclusive policies for Sustainable Trade in fisheries.