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Poverty, debt and climate risks: UNCTAD deputy urges stronger support for middle-income countries
8 Feb 2024
These nations, home to about 62% of the world’s poor, grapple with critical challenges and lack necessary support, particularly in access to finance.
Energy transition: Charting a fair course for fishing fleets
30 Jan 2024
The fishing industry, reliant on fossil fuels and vulnerable to climate change, needs to shift to alternative energy – but in a way that’s fair for vulnerable countries and communities.
Pakistan: Accelerating green industrialization amid climate and economic shocks
19 Dec 2023
The South Asian nation requires urgent investment and international support to strengthen key economic sectors and enhance their climate resilience.
UNCTAD study shows trade’s untapped potential in climate action
18 Dec 2023
Trade policies can help countries catalyze progress towards their climate goals but remain underused in practice. Stronger global cooperation is necessary to change course.
Curbing the digital economy’s growing environmental footprint
7 Dec 2023
Digital technologies offer climate solutions but carry environmental costs. A more sustainable digital transition is key to securing a better future for the planet.
COP28: First-ever ‘Trade Day’ puts focus on trade in climate action
4 Dec 2023
Global leaders at the UN climate summit outline a roadmap of trade policy options for a just and ambitious response to climate change.
Leading international agencies form task force on net zero policy
3 Dec 2023
The focus of the task force will be to ensure the credibility and accountability of 1.5°C-aligned net zero emissions commitments by non-state actors.
Decarbonizing shipping: How to speed up the transition and ensure it’s fair
1 Dec 2023
Shipping is international in nature. A just and equitable transition is necessary as the sector eyes a low-carbon future with sustained economic growth.
China’s low-carbon economic journey: What can developing countries learn?
28 Nov 2023
An UNCTAD report explores China’s strategies to achieve both economic growth and climate goals and the policy lessons for other countries of the global South.
Least developed countries: Global financial system must urgently address climate and development needs
7 Nov 2023
UNCTAD's Least Developed Countries Report 2023 says the enormous funding gaps in these countries must be covered mainly by long-term, low-cost and accessible financial flows from international public sources.