A study jointly developed by @ITCnews, @UNCTAD, @EuropeanUni, @UvA_Amsterdam and @DIE_GDI, to illustrate the overlaps between voluntary sustainability standards (VSS) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
UNFSS 4th Flagship Report is now available at http://www.unfss.org @ITC_Sustainable @ITCnews @UNCTAD @UNCTADTrade @UNIDO_QI @UNIDO @ LeuvenGGS @UNEP @10YFP
Insights from the 4th Flagship Report by UNFSS Coordinator and UNCTAD Senior Economist, Mr. Santiago FernandezdeCordob
Can academic professionals contribute to society outside the classrooms? One of the ways to heighten political dialogue exchanges on the growing array of global challenges including global warming, resource depletion and social inequality is to bring together policy makers and academic experts from different disciplines and perspectives. In this way, knowledge can be co-created to pursue global public goods such as sustainable development.
Globalization has brought profound changes in international trade over the last 50 years. In this period, not only has the volume of trade nearly tripled, it has also changed in its form and complexity. Today, Global Value Chains (GVCs) are a pervasive feature of global trade, accounting for nearly 70% of the total share of global trade.