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UNCTAD-SECO public debt management project in Indonesia on track
26 Sep 2012
The Ministry of Finance of Indonesia last year requested UNCTAD to provide support in strengthening the country's capacities in debt management against a backdrop of rising central government debt levels -- increasing from USD 120 billion at the beginning of the decade to USD 170 billion at the end of 2009 -- although the debt ratios are still within conventional sustainable limits.
Launch of Trade and Development Report 2012: Policies for inclusive and balanced growth
13 Sep 2012
UNCTAD Report explores the links between income distribution, growth and development, arguing that inequality is neither a necessary condition for sound economic growth, nor its natural result. Pro-active fiscal and income policies to reduce income gaps influence economic growth.
Norway to audit debt on basis of UNCTAD principles
23 Aug 2012
The Minister of International Development of Norway, H.E. Mr. Heikki Holmås, announced last Friday that Norway would carry out an audit of developing countries’ debts to Norway, and a review of the loans that Norway has made, on the basis of the Principles on Promoting Responsible Sovereign Lending and Borrowing consolidated by UNCTAD.
UNCTAD-MEFMI regional workshop in Harare moves forward on debt data validation procedures
21 Aug 2012
The yearly joint workshop of the Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI) and UNCTAD's Debt Management and Financial Analysis System (DMFAS) Programme was held in Harare, Zimbabwe, in June on debt data validation.
Technical cooperation projects for Palestine proceeding well, to be strengthened
8 Aug 2012
Palestinian Ministers and senior officials have expressed appreciation for UNCTAD's role in supporting the development of the Palestinian economy through its technical cooperation projects that aim at building capacities and helping to overcome the persistent challenges.