Blue BioTrade project set to improve fortunes in the eastern Caribbean
The project is a point of convergence for conservation and sustainable use of marine resources, and a driver for a blue and green recovery from COVID-19.
New agreement signals more trade benefits for Pacific nations
Planned joint initiatives will improve the ability of countries in the Pacific to better tackle challenges such as climate change and pandemics such as COVID-19.
COVID-19: UNCTAD warns of ‘lost decade’ if countries adopt austerity
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2020 says coordinated public action is urgently needed for a better economic recovery.
Bold public spending only way to recover better from COVID-19
Raising wages, squeezing corporate rents key to recovery from COVID-19
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2020 warns that the global economy has grown more fragile, marred by deeper inequalities.
Mauritius oil spill puts spotlight on ship pollution
Small island nations face an existential and developmental threat from ship-source pollution endangering their vulnerable marine ecosystems and ocean economies. An effective international legal regime can help.
Nations to meet in Barbados to chart new path for post-coronavirus economic recovery
UNCTAD15, the UN trade and development body's fifteenth quadrennial conference, will take place under the theme “From inequality and vulnerability to prosperity for all” as the world seeks solutions for a global new normal.
COVID-19 puts women working in SIDS tourism industry at risk
Simonetta Zarrilli of UNCTAD and Nursel Aydiner-Avsar, Associate Professor, Akdeniz University
Impact of COVID-19 on tourism in small island developing states
By Pamela Coke-Hamilton, Director, Division on International Trade and Commodities, UNCTAD