Regional CooperationDisplaying results 1 - 10 of 28
Facilitating trade and transit in developing countries
21 Apr 2023
UNCTAD training boosts the capacity of national transit coordinators, easing the flow of goods across borders and strengthening economic cooperation in Africa and Latin America.
Improving energy access key to meeting development goals in Africa
21 Mar 2023
UNCTAD urges countries in sub-Saharan Africa to use their vast renewable energy reserves and pool resources through regional cooperation to forge a cleaner and greener future.
Simpler rules of origin needed to boost free trade in Africa, study shows
13 Feb 2023
UNCTAD calls for reforms to existing rules to help the continent’s companies take advantage of African free trade agreements.
Boosting trade facilitation in West Africa
22 Dec 2022
Through its e-learning platform, UNCTAD and partners are helping 15 nations redouble their efforts towards trade facilitation reforms and regional integration.
UNCTAD urges African countries to rethink export diversification to survive economic shocks
14 Jul 2022
The continent’s free trade area, a growing middle class, an emerging consumer market, increased access to financial services and technology, and dynamic private entrepreneurs can help diversify African economies.
Africa’s free trade area can deliver considerable inclusive economic growth for the continent
8 Dec 2021
But the world’s largest free trade area needs measures to boost productivity and expand opportunities.
UNCTAD15: Vaccine inequity is bad for global business
7 Oct 2021
The world needs equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines so positive economic conditions can return to all countries and ensure well-functioning global value chains.
COVID-19 crisis: How South-South cooperation can support economic recovery
3 Jun 2020
Written by Richard Kozul-Wright, Director of Globalization and Development Strategies, UNCTAD
Africa: Post-Niamey, How Can the African Continental Free Trade Area Deliver "Made in Africa"?
2 Sep 2019
Written by Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD