We promote gender mainstreaming as a key element to achieving inclusive and sustainable development.
Women entrepreneurs take the spotlight at the World Investment Forum 2023
UNCTAD’s 8th Women in Business Awards honoured successful entrepreneurs from developing countries who are driving positive change for people and the planet.
UNCTAD counts the costs of achieving sustainable development goals
New analysis fills data gaps, helping countries know how much they need to spend – and how best to allocate financial resources.
Improving statistics on gender and trade in developing countries
UNCTAD has published new guidelines to collect data to help policymakers tackle gender inequalities in trade.
To mark International Women's Day on 8 March, this episode of The Weekly Tradecast talks about women in technology and why their success is so important for development, with Shamika N. Sirimanne, director of UNCTAD’s technology and logistics division.
Events and meetings
Online course on trade and entrepreneurship in Indonesia from a gender and development perspective
Kick-Off Meeting for the online course “Trade and Entrepreneurship in Indonesia from a gender and development perspective”.
Online course on trade and gender linkages with a focus on e-commerce from a gender perspective
Documents and publications
Trade and entrepreneurship in Indonesia from a gender and development perspective
UNCTAD/DITC/2023/3 - 08 Nov 2023
The Recipe Book of Southern Shan
Culinary heritage throgh the eyes of rural women
UNCTAD/TCS/DITC/INF/2023/3 - 30 Aug 2023
Towards better trade opportunities for female farmers in Myanmar
A guidebook to improve agricultural practices, food safety, and access to credit
UNCTAD/TCS/DITC/INF/2023/4 - 30 Aug 2023
Compilation guidelines for measurement of gender-in-trade statistics
Pilot testing methodologies
UNCTAD/STAT/2023/2 - 23 Aug 2023