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EU should consider trade impacts of new climate change mechanism
14 Jul 2021
The mechanism could help avoid “carbon leakage”, but its impact on climate change would be limited – only a 0.1% drop in global CO2 emissions – with higher trade costs for developing countries.
Why trade must be part of the solution to biodiversity loss
21 May 2021
Unsustainable trade is behind the biodiversity crisis threatening our existence. But done sustainably, international commerce can help protect our planet’s precious resources.
The developing world must get ready to adapt its trade to climate change
3 Mar 2021
By Isabelle Durant, Acting Secretary-General of UNCTAD
COVID-19’s economic fallout will long outlive the health crisis, report warns
19 Nov 2020
Inequalities and vulnerabilities risk worsening long after a vaccine becomes available. UNCTAD charts a roadmap for a more inclusive and better recovery, emphasizing the need to reshape global production networks.
Décloisonner les enjeux climatiques, commerciaux et numériques
18 Nov 2020
Ecrit par Isabelle Durant, Secrétaire Générale Adjointe de la CNUCED
Top UN economists warn of crises of our own making if global 'megatrends' left unchecked
17 Sep 2020
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
19 Aug 2020
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
11 Aug 2020
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Digitalization can help to tackle sustainable development challenges
25 Jun 2020
By Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe