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The enormous cost of occupation prevents the Palestinian people from achieving the sustainable development goals
22 Nov 2016
Occupation inflicts a heavy economic cost and denies the Palestinian people their human right to development, says a new UNCTAD report to be presented to the United Nations General Assembly in the last week of November 2016.
Global economy needs policy overhaul to move beyond sixth straight year of sluggish growth
21 Sep 2016
Getting the world economy back on track requires that global leaders use bolder macroeconomic policies, strengthened regulation of finance and active industrial policies, says UNCTAD Trade and Development Report.
The staggering economic cost of occupation: The Palestinian economy would be at least twice as large without Israeli occupation, UNCTAD report says
6 Sep 2016
The economy of the Occupied Palestinian Territory could easily produce twice the gross domestic product (GDP) it generates now, while unemployment and poverty could recede significantly, according to this year's report on UNCTAD assistance to the Palestinian people.