Displaying results 1 - 10 of 35
How to craft a strong WTO deal on fishing subsidies
19 Nov 2020
By David Vivas Eugui, Legal Officer, UNCTAD
Information society faces both new opportunities and challenges
4 Aug 2020
UNCTAD discusses the state of the information society at the 15-year anniversary since the landmark World Summit on the Information Society summit.
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
Making Digital Work for Sustainable Development: The Time to Act is Now
15 Jun 2020
Written byMukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD and UNGIS Chair 2020-21
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.