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Palestinian officials trained on trade policymaking and negotiations
15 Jun 2022
Training equips experts and policymakers to engage effectively in bilateral and regional negotiations on trade in services.
Counting the economic costs of two decades of occupation
21 Dec 2021
A detailed UNCTAD study and economic dataset shows that without closures and military operations, GDP per capita in the West Bank in 2019 would have been 44% higher than its actual value.
Closures and other measures of Israeli occupation in the West Bank since 2000 exact $58 billion toll
24 Nov 2021
The West Bank has suffered two decades of arrested development and poverty.
Palestine faces hard road ahead to recovery from COVID-19 shock
31 Mar 2021
New UNCTAD simulations show the coronavirus pandemic will have a significant impact on the already shattered Palestinian economy.
Israeli occupation cost Gaza $16.7 billion in past decade - UNCTAD estimates
25 Nov 2020
Prolonged closure and military operations have left Gaza’s regional economy on the verge of collapse.
COVID-19 devastates Palestine’s shattered economy
8 Sep 2020
Under occupation, the Palestinian National Authority lacks the policy space and economic tools to deal with the massive challenge posed by the pandemic.
UNCTAD, Saudi Arabia extend cooperation to support Palestinian people
20 Sep 2019
UNCTAD and Saudi Arabia have extended their partnership to continue assistance to the Palestinian people.
The unrealized potential of Palestinian oil and gas reserves
28 Aug 2019
Oil and natural gas resources in the occupied Palestinian territory could generate hundreds of billions of dollars for development.
Economic reality in Occupied Palestinian Territory is bleaker than ever
11 Sep 2018
UNCTAD's annual report into its assistance to the Palestine people comes as socioeconomic conditions deteriorate and 'de-development' continues.
Fifty years of occupation have driven the Palestinian economy into de-development and poverty
12 Sep 2017
This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Israeli occupation of the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, including East Jerusalem. It is the longest occupation in recent history. For the Palestinian people, these have been five decades of de-development, suppressed human potential and denial of the right to development. There is no end in sight, according to this year's report on UNCTAD assistance to the Palestinian people.