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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.
Economic growth for Africa: the sustainable way
20 Sep 2012
Experts at the UNCTAD Trade and Development Board session today said African countries will have to make major structural changes to their economies -- and should look at it as an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of green economic growth.
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.
Conditions worsening for Palestinian people, UNCTAD report warns
5 Sep 2012
UNCTAD's annual report on Assistance to the Palestinian People released today warned that long-term prospects for economic development in the occupied Palestinian territory have worsened.
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.