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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, and Dona Bertarelli, UNCTAD Special Adviser for the Blue Economy
Digital cooperation to accelerate the digitization towards the SDGs
2 Jul 2020
Written byAlicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, UN-ECLAC
Innovation, technology and data boost our power to help the most vulnerable
29 Jun 2020
Written by David Beasley, World Food Programme Executive Director
UN to explore role of science and technology policies in COVID-19 recovery
9 Jun 2020
International collaboration in science, technology and innovation are pegged to drive sustainable development, but policy needs to ensure this is so.
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.
Dona Bertarelli named UNCTAD special adviser for the blue economy
2 Jun 2020
The Swiss sailor, ocean conservation advocate and philanthropist will help the UN trade and development body promote the responsible use of our ocean, seas and coasts for economic growth.
How science, technology and innovation can help build resilience to multiple shocks
20 May 2020
Written by Shamika N. Sirimanne, Director, Division on Technology and Logistics, and Clovis Freire, Economic Affairs Officer, UNCTAD