Thailand needs to innovate to avoid 'middle income trap' 17 Sep -
Thailand needs to make strong efforts to foster innovation in order to be able to compete in higher value-added activities and avoid falling into the "middle-income trap", UNCTAD's Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (STIP) Review of Thailand has revealed.
United Nations General Assembly adopts basic principles on sovereign debt restructuring 11 Sep -
A draft resolution on "Basic Principles on Sovereign Debt Restructuring Processes" (A/69/L.84) was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York at its Sixty-Ninth Session on 10 September 2015, with 136 member States voting for, six against and 41 abstentions. UNCTAD, with over 40 years of experience on debt management and restructuring issues, served as secretariat for the negotiations among Members on the resolution.
Trade and Climate Change Policy Beyond 2015 03 Sep -
Trade policies can have an impact on the climate change mitigation efforts of countries, just as policies for addressing climate change can influence trade among countries, says UNCTAD in its latest Policy Brief.
United Kingdom funds project on Trade Facilitation 03 Sep -
The United Kingdom will fund a capacity building project to be implemented by UNCTAD and the World Customs Organization, which aims to support the implementation of the World Trade Organisation's Trade Facilitation Agreement in developing and least developed countries.