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UNCTAD15 registration is now open
10 Sep 2021
The event is the UN’s first major conference on trade and development amid the coronavirus pandemic and will help shape policy responses for a better recovery from COVID-19.
Kenyan youth stake claim to digital jobs, seat at negotiating table
31 Aug 2021
Driven by the belief that young people possess the agency and power to shape their future, some Kenyan youth are tapping into the digital economy and taking their place at the negotiation table.
Minding the gap to foster better trade for sustainable development
23 Aug 2021
By Santiago Fernandez de Cordoba, Niematallah E. A. Elamin and Axel Marx
Educating and inspiring the next generation of global citizens
19 Aug 2021
Youth in the Netherlands are getting support to move beyond activism and enact positive social action in their communities.
How Brazilian youth are supercharging sustainable development
6 Aug 2021
Youth Action Hub Curitiba, part of the UNCTAD Youth Network, harnesses the potential of Brazilian youth to help accelerate the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Fair Trade: A model that also promotes equality between women and men?
8 Jul 2021
Representatives from the two leading global fair trade networks explain why their business model is also characterized by better gender balance.
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.
Sustainable finance surges despite volatile markets during COVID-19
21 Jun 2021
The value of sustainability-themed investment products amounted to $3.2 trillion in 2020, up more than 80% from 2019.
Jamaican start-up shows potential of plastics substitutes
17 Jun 2021
BAMBUSA has already replaced over 5 million plastic straws with a sustainable bamboo version and is now turning the island’s discarded coconut shells into sustainable kitchenware.