The Weekly Tradecast explores how major economic events are affecting developing countries and the lives of billions of people.
As the UN marks World Bee Day on the 20th of May, this episode of The Weekly Tradecast looks at why bees are so important to our environment and economies with UNCTAD agriculture and trade consultant Marisa Rodrigues.
This episode of the Weekly Tradecast looks at the future of energy with UNCTAD economist Claudia Contreras.
Just ahead of the UN’s fifth conference on the least developed countries, this episode of The Weekly Tradecast talks about why these 46 nations need urgent help to address inequalities, attract investment and deliver the Sustainable Development Goals with UNCTAD economist Rolf Traeger.
This episode of The Weekly Tradecast talks about African countries trying to balance their use of natural resources for growth and the vital need to cope with climate change with UNCTAD economist Giovanni Valensisi.
This episode of The Weekly Tradecast is talking about greenwashing with lawyer Arnau Izaguerri Vila from UNCTAD’s competition and consumer policies branch.
This episode of the Weekly Tradecast talks about how climate change endangers our food supplies across the globe with Janvier Nkurunziza, head of UNCTAD's commodities branch.
This episode of The Weekly Tradecast looks at who should pay to fix the damage from climate change with Katie Gallogly-Swan from UNCTAD’s globalization and development strategies division.
In this episode of The Weekly Tradecast, as the COP27 global climate summit gets underway, we look at plastic pollution and how the world is drowning in it with David Vivas, an UNCTAD legal officer working on trade and environmental issues.
Just ahead of the COP27 climate summit, The Weekly Tradecast looks at why developing nations suffer the most from climate change and need the most help to adapt, with Paul Akiwumi, UNCTAD’s director for Africa and least developed countries.
In the run-up to the COP27 global climate summit, The Weekly Tradecast looks at why ships and ports must drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions with Jan Hoffmann, head of trade logistics at UNCTAD.