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Trade in ocean goods shows resilience, UNCTAD data reveals
28 Jun 2022
A new UNCTAD database provides insight into the ocean economy’s sectors, main players and export opportunities for developing countries as they try to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
How marine bioprospecting can spur development in small island states
23 Jun 2022
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
5 global actions needed to build a sustainable ocean economy
3 May 2022
UN Oceans Forum identifies ways to sustainably change course for the benefit of marine resources and the people who depend on them.
UN Oceans Forum to chart course for 'Blue Deal' on economic recovery and sustainable growth
5 Apr 2022
The ocean is a source of opportunities to sustain livelihoods, trade and mitigate climate change. But the health of the ocean is deteriotrating and the economies it supports are under threat.
An interview with Dona Bertarelli
7 Jun 2021
Sarah Jordan of the United Nations new Special magazine asks Dona what motivated her to serve as UNCTAD's special adviser for the blue economy and if she thinks it's possible to sustainably use our ocean's resources.
Global plastic trade 40% bigger than previously thought, study finds
3 Mar 2021
Drawing on a powerful new database that tracks and traces the plastic life cycle, UNCTAD shows where countries can apply trade policy pressure to reduce pollution.
Too large to be missed: how fleet size and harmful subsidies undermine fish stocks sustainability
7 Dec 2020
Written by David Vivas-Eugui and Claudia Contreras, Article No. 68 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°88 - Fourth Quarter 2020]
The Sustainable Manufacturing and Environmental Pollution Programme
14 May 2020
Written by Lisa Emberson, Stockholm Environment Institute Affiliated Researcher
Environmental impacts of coronavirus crisis, challenges ahead
20 Apr 2020
Written by Robert Hamwey, UNCTAD Economic Affairs Officer