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Investment flows to small island states grew by 39% in 2022
5 Jul 2023
UNCTAD's World Investment Report 2023 shows that the top five recipients accounted for 85% of foreign direct investment flows to small island developing states.
UNCTAD supports Barbados to bolster economic diversification
2 Mar 2023
Targeted policy strategies and closer cooperation with other developing countries are essential to boosting the country’s resilience to economic shocks.
Political will, greater action needed to tackle cascading crises, leaders say
20 Oct 2022
The climate emergency, a global cost-of-living crisis, debt distress, widening inequalities and other overlapping crises call for political leadership and multilateral action.
At UNCTAD15 leaders count the cost of not fixing the global debt crisis
7 Oct 2021
The international debt system needs an overhaul to address unsustainable debt burdens in developing countries.
Coastal developing countries bank on a sustainable ocean economy post COVID-19
6 Oct 2021
Barbados, Belize and Costa Rica are looking beyond the pandemic and climate shocks by developing and implementing national trade strategies strongly linked to resilience, conservation and the sustainable use of their marine resources.
UNCTAD15: An urgent call for action to avoid global failure
5 Oct 2021
World leaders say inaction over the climate crisis, COVID-19 and the plight of the world’s most vulnerable is at our own peril. Action must incorporate trade’s best aspects.
UNCTAD15 registration is now open
10 Sep 2021
The event is the UN’s first major conference on trade and development amid the coronavirus pandemic and will help shape policy responses for a better recovery from COVID-19.
How cooperation on trade can help tackle plastic pollution
3 Sep 2021
With about 75% of all the plastic ever produced becoming waste, countries are exploring how to use trade and development policies and negotiations in the fight against plastic pollution.
Mauritius unveils plan to expand its industrial output
4 Dec 2020
The island nation seeks to overcome the challenges on its development path to sustain the spectacular economic growth it has achieved in recent years.