The Weekly Tradecast
Multiple crises unleash one of the lowest global economic outputs in recent decades, says UN report
Stronger fiscal measures are needed to resuscitate the global economy and support the development agenda.
More investment needed to get global goals back on track, says UNCTAD chief
At Davos forum, Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan calls for “true investments” to help a world in crisis keep the promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
How artificial intelligence chatbots could affect jobs
By Shamika N. Sirimanne, Director of UNCTAD’s Division on Technology and Logistics
Rebeca Grynspan of Costa Rica is the first woman and Central American to serve as UNCTAD’s secretary-general.
Ms. Grynspan is a renowned advocate of human development, who has helped to focus the world’s attention on relevant issues such as the reduction of inequality and poverty, gender equality, South-South cooperation as a tool for development, and the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, among others.