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Israeli occupation cost Gaza $16.7 billion in past decade - UNCTAD estimates
25 Nov 2020
Prolonged closure and military operations have left Gaza’s regional economy on the verge of collapse.
How to craft a strong WTO deal on fishing subsidies
19 Nov 2020
By David Vivas Eugui, Legal Officer, UNCTAD
COVID-19 devastates Palestine’s shattered economy
8 Sep 2020
Under occupation, the Palestinian National Authority lacks the policy space and economic tools to deal with the massive challenge posed by the pandemic.
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
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.
COVID-19 offers opportunities to make fishing industries more sustainable
7 May 2020
The pandemic is inflicting economic and social harm on those working in fisheries sectors, but it opens a window to make seafood industries more sustainable.
Barbados bets on tuna to boost the value of fish exports
2 Apr 2020
The island’s fishing sector players and United Nations organizations draw up a plan to increase the value and sustainability of tuna exports.