The Weekly Tradecast
This episode of The Weekly Tradecast looks at recessions past and possibly present with Anastasia Nesvetailova, head of UNCTAD's macroeconomic and development policies branch.
Closing investment gap in global goals key to building better future
UNCTAD chief Rebeca Grynspan highlights how to get more money into the Sustainable Development Goals, which face a $4 trillion annual investment gap in developing countries.
New UNCTAD tool tracks global trade in biodiversity products
The database will enable policymakers and other stakeholders to accelerate progress towards combating biodiversity loss, which has put 1 million species at risk of extinction.
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.