How biodiversity-friendly trade can support COVID-19 recovery
A new call to action urges countries to make BioTrade a lever for recovery and resilience in the wake of the pandemic.
Report maps manufacturing pollution in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
The study explores the environmental and resulting health impacts of pollutants generated by the manufacturing sector, often touted as a driver of economic growth.
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.
Public procurement is a powerful tool for sustainable development – UN report
Strategic government spending on goods and services can increase the uptake of sustainability standards in the wake of COVID-19, driving our sustainable development ambitions.
Sustainable public procurement can help us build back better after COVID-19
Written by Santiago Fernandez De Cordoba and Ralf Peters, UNCTAD Economists
Mauritius oil spill highlights importance of adopting latest international legal instruments in the field
Written by Regina Asariotis and Anila Premti, UNCTAD
Article No. 58 of UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°87 - Third Quarter 2020
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.