Sign up for Online Library training - 20 April 2021 !!

The Dag Hammarskjöld Library is pleased to announce a new initiative to bring our popular library training online. The training will be conducted in English and offered virtually via Microsoft Teams.

Virtual Concert in Celebration of English/Spanish Days - 23 April

Invitation to the UN Chamber Music Society Virtual Concert in Celebration of the English & Spanish Language Days at the United Nations, on 23 April 2021

Virtual Concert in Celebration of Chinese Language Day - 20 April

Invitation to the UN Chamber Music Society Virtual Concert in Celebration of Chinese Language Day on 20 April 2021.

Free UN Virtual Tour for Delegates!!

UNCTAD Update: Harnessing the promise of blockchain

This week, UNCTAD told the story of how the power of blockchain is bigger than bitcoin, off the back of a discussion paper we produced for the inter-sessional for the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD). We show how blockchain has the power to revolutionize development work, from strengthening vaccine supply chains to improving access to crop insurance for small-holder farmers. Read more in EnglishFrançais  or Español.

UNCTAD's Productive Capacities Index (PCI)

UNCTAD is pleased to announce that our Productive Capacities Index (PCI) is now available!

UNCTAD Update: Global FDI fell by 42% in 2020

UNCTAD has launched three reports since we last wrote to you. Below follows the latest news since December 2020.

UNCTAD Coronavirus

UNCTAD Update: Israeli occupation cost to Gaza

Prolonged closure and military operations have left Gaza’s regional economy on the verge of collapse. An UNCTAD report to the UN General Assembly, presented this week, stresses the urgent need to end the closure of Gaza so that its people can freely trade with the rest of the occupied Palestinian territory and the world. Download it.

UNCTAD: UNCTAD Update: economic fallout will outlive the crisis

UNCTAD update: Countries focus on protecting consumer

UN Virtual Tour

Free UN Virtual Tour - Second Friday of every month at 11:00 am

You are cordially invited to take a UN Virtual Tour free of charge on the second Friday of every month at 11:00 am.