UNCTAD15: COVID-19 must be the inequality ‘game changer’
The pandemic has heightened attention to the gaping divides between and within societies, offering an opportunity to change course and move from rhetoric to action, world leaders say at ministerial conference.
UNCTAD15: An urgent call for action to avoid global failure
World leaders say inaction over the climate crisis, COVID-19 and the plight of the world’s most vulnerable is at our own peril. Action must incorporate trade’s best aspects.
UNCTAD15: World leaders call for COVID-19 vaccine equity, greater action against debt and climate crises
Decades of hard-won development progress are slipping away. A bold, sustainable and inclusive global recovery is urgently needed.
Call for a global services-led transformation, community for post-pandemic recovery
Global Services Forum requests that UNCTAD provide the platform to boost dialogue and expand the services community given the power of services to unlock economic transformation and development in developing countries.
Course alumna wins essay competition on trade and gender
Participants from around the world submitted essays on the nexus between trade and gender, as part of an UNCTAD capacity-building initiative.
COVID-19 threatens four ‘lost decades’ for gender equality
The pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on women and threatens to roll back decades of hard-won progress on the fight against inequalities between women and men.
Youth are torch bearers of a new post-coronavirus world
At the UNCTAD15 Youth Forum, global youth set the stage for a better future as the world emerges from the COVID-19 crisis.
António Guterres to open UNCTAD's ministerial conference
UNCTAD15 will be officiated by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres emphasizing the importance of addressing the urgent trade and development needs of developing countries as they attempt to recover from the coronavirus crisis.
Inequalities threaten wider divide as digital economy data flows surge
Large power imbalances stalk the growing digital economy as major platforms reinforce their positions in the global data value chain.