COVID-19’s economic fallout will long outlive the health crisis, report warns
Décloisonner les enjeux climatiques, commerciaux et numériques
Top UN economists warn of crises of our own making if global 'megatrends' left unchecked
A report by the UN Economist Networks says climate change, inequalities, urbanization, rapid population changes and the technological revolution will shape our world over the course of this century and calls for an overhaul of the way policies are made.
Mauritius oil spill puts spotlight on ship pollution
Small island nations face an existential and developmental threat from ship-source pollution endangering their vulnerable marine ecosystems and ocean economies. An effective international legal regime can help.
COVID-19: A threat to food security in Africa
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Digitalization can help to tackle sustainable development challenges
Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
Coronavirus vaccine won't protect us against climate change
Written by Robert Hamwey, Economist, and Tim Sullivan, Public Information Officer, UNCTAD
Decarbonizing maritime transport: Estimating fleet renewal trends based on ship scrapping patterns
Article No. 45 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°85 - First Quarter 2020]
Small islands with a strong voice: Why Pacific Islands are playing a critical role in the current shipping decarbonization debate
Article No. 46 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°85 - First Quarter 2020]