We support efforts to promote sustainability, adapt and build resilience against the climate emergency.
Tackling trade in trying times
Trade is an unspoken element in the Paris Agreement, yet it will have broad impacts on climate change-focused nationally determined contributions.
Solar pioneer Piccard and UNCTAD to power up African green energy
The World Alliance for Efficient Solutions and UNCTAD plan to introduce innovative renewable technologies to solve Africa's huge electricity deficit.
Economic challenges lie ahead as climate change wreaks havoc
UN bodies spotlight new ways to equip developing countries with the economic means to tackle the catastrophic effects of climate change.
Projects and Programmes
Events and Meetings
Commodities and Development Report 2019: Commodity Dependence, Climate Change and the Paris Agreement
COP24 Side Event: The Roles of Fiscal Policy, Financial Markets and Trade in Implementing the Paris Agreement
Trade and Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities for Small Developing Countries, LDCs, and Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Documents and Publications
Climate Policies, Economic Diversification and Trade
UNCTAD/DITC/TED/2018/4 - 23 Apr 2018
Implementing The Paris Agreement: Response Measures, Economic Diversification and Trade
UNCTAD/DITC/MISC/2018/1 - 14 Mar 2018
Can Green Growth Really Work and what are the True (Socio-) Economics of Climate Change? by Ulrich Hoffmann
UNCTAD Discussion Paper No. 222
UNCTAD/OSG/DP/2015/4 - 01 Aug 2015
Biodiversity and climate change: Integrating REDD+ into BioTrade strategies
UNCTAD/DITC/TED/2014/6 - 24 Jul 2015