We support efforts to promote sustainability, adapt and build resilience against the climate emergency.
Energy transition: Charting a fair course for fishing fleets
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.
UNCTAD study shows trade’s untapped potential in climate action
Trade policies can help countries catalyze progress towards their climate goals but remain underused in practice. Stronger global cooperation is necessary to change course.
Curbing the digital economy’s growing environmental footprint
Digital technologies offer climate solutions but carry environmental costs. A more sustainable digital transition is key to securing a better future for the planet.
Projects and Programmes
This episode of The Weekly Tradecast talks about the energy crisis and alternatives to get beyond it with Henrique Pacini, an UNCTAD economist specializing in trade, energy and the environment.
Events and Meetings
Special panel discussion: Harnessing the GSTP to forge a development-led sustainable transition among member countries
Commodities and Development Report 2019: Commodity Dependence, Climate Change and the Paris Agreement
Documents and Publications
Energy transition of fishing fleets: Opportunities and challenges for developing countries
UNCTAD/DITC/TED/2023/5 - 22 Jan 2024
Mapping Trade-related Measures in the Nationally Determined Contributions
UNCTAD/DITC/MISC/2023/15 - 04 Dec 2023
Taking responsibility: Towards a fit-for-purpose Loss and Damage Fund (Report Summary)
UNCTAD/GDS/INF/2023/3 - 03 Nov 2023
Taking responsibility: Towards a fit-for-purpose Loss and Damage Fund
UNCTAD/TCS/GDS/INF/2023/1 - 03 Nov 2023