Official Development Assistance, improved tax collection and a strong role for civil society are essential to achieving sustainable development.
Breakout session led by the Geneva Consensus Foundation discusses optimal allocation of the world's resources for maximum global welfare and sustainable development.
UNCTAD, together with Japan’s customs authorities, conducted a national seminar on preferential rules of origin in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, on 9-11 June.
As part of its fiftieth anniversary celebrations, UNCTAD held a special event to look at the importance of monetary remittances for developing countries, and how to make sending them cheaper.
UNCTAD's Economic Development in Africa Report 2014, launched on 3 July, shows that there are structural problems in the pattern of growth in Africa and that these require a move away from consumption to coherent investment policies.
Following the 2008 financial crisis, trade, investment and tax rules still favour elites and transnational corporations, Public Symposium hears.