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Belize develops plan to sustainably manage dozens of finfish species
26 Aug 2021
The science-based innovative plan uses a multispecies approach to make coastal fishing in the Caribbean nation sustainable and expand livelihood opportunities.
World must strike right balance between ocean protection and production
30 Jun 2021
Five key messages from UNCTAD Special Adviser for the Blue Economy Dona Bertarelli on why the ocean needs protection more than ever, so it can continue to offer food and livelihoods to 3 billion people.
Leading the push for a sustainable ocean economy
22 Jun 2021
Policymakers and experts call on UNCTAD to play a leading role in research, finance and technical assistance to conserve and sustainably use the ocean, seas and marine resources.
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.
An interview with Dona Bertarelli
7 Jun 2021
Sarah Jordan of the United Nations new Special magazine asks Dona what motivated her to serve as UNCTAD's special adviser for the blue economy and if she thinks it's possible to sustainably use our ocean's resources.
The blue economy is an ocean of opportunity to advance gender equality
22 Mar 2021
By Dona Bertarelli, UNCTAD Special Adviser for the Blue Economy
How to craft a strong WTO deal on fishing subsidies
19 Nov 2020
By David Vivas Eugui, Legal Officer, UNCTAD
Growing plastic pollution in wake of COVID-19: How trade policy can help
27 Jul 2020
The pandemic has led to a surge in pollution from disposable products like plastic face masks and hand sanitizer bottles. Effective trade rules can help limit the spread of coronavirus waste.
Why a sustainable blue recovery is needed
21 Jul 2020
Written by Mukhisa Kituyi, UNCTAD Secretary-General, Dona Bertarelli, UNCTAD Special Adviser for the Blue Economy
COVID-19 offers opportunity to save our ocean
8 Jun 2020
The increasingly unsustainable use of marine resources for economic activities has hurt the health of our oceans, seas and coasts. Governments and businesses have the opportunity to turn the tide and make blue economy sectors more "green" in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.