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Energy transition: Charting a fair course for fishing fleets
30 Jan 2024
The fishing industry, reliant on fossil fuels and vulnerable to climate change, needs to shift to alternative energy – but in a way that’s fair for vulnerable countries and communities.
Decarbonizing shipping: How to speed up the transition and ensure it’s fair
1 Dec 2023
Shipping is international in nature. A just and equitable transition is necessary as the sector eyes a low-carbon future with sustained economic growth.
Bold global action needed to decarbonize shipping and ensure a just transition: UNCTAD report
27 Sep 2023
The Review of Maritime Transport 2023 urges swift action and system-wide collaboration to decarbonize maritime transport amid growing carbon emissions and regulatory uncertainty.
UNCTAD set to support countries under new landmark treaty on high seas
3 Apr 2023
The agreement is a milestone towards making all ocean economic activities more sustainable, less harmful and beneficial to all.
Maritime supply chains need urgent investment to boost resilience to future crises
29 Nov 2022
UNCTAD's Review of Maritime Transport 2022 warns that maritime transport and logistics require greater investment in infrastructure and sustainability to weather future storms.
United Nations bodies call for further action to end seafarer crisis
28 Feb 2022
As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, new challenges and variants of concern like Omicron threaten to worsen the plight of the world’s seafarers, who play a vital role in global trade.
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.
Climate change impacts on seaports: A growing threat to sustainable trade and development
4 Jun 2021
Written by Regina Asariotis, Article No. 75 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°90 - Second Quarter 2021]
Facilitating crew changes and repatriation of seafarers during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond
2 Mar 2021
Written by Anila Premti and Regina Asariotis, Article No. 72 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°89 - First Quarter 2021]