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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.
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.
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.
Mauritius oil spill puts spotlight on ship pollution
19 Aug 2020
Small island nations face an existential and developmental threat from ship-source pollution endangering their vulnerable marine ecosystems and ocean economies. An effective international legal regime can help.
Nations to meet in Barbados to chart new path for post-coronavirus economic recovery
5 Aug 2020
UNCTAD15, the UN trade and development body's fifteenth quadrennial conference, will take place under the theme “From inequality and vulnerability to prosperity for all” as the world seeks solutions for a global new normal.