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Soaring debt burden threatens global goals, experts warn
21 Nov 2019
Concerted and urgent multilateral action is needed to release developing countries from current debt traps.
World's poorest countries should take a leading role in directing external aid to development
19 Nov 2019
For the least developed countries to attain the Sustainable Development Goals, they should take ownership of their development agenda and manage the allocation of external development finance in alignment with their national development priorities.
5 ways you can use your buying power to protect our biodiversity
3 Oct 2019
Biodiversity is our world. It's all around us. It's the air we breathe and the food we eat. A rich biodiversity helps the fight against the climate crisis.
Forget securitization, backing public banks is best for sustainable development
25 Sep 2019
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2019 maintains that it is public banking that does the heavy lifting and hence public banking should be better supported for the future.
Bold action required to finance a global green new deal and meet the SDGs
25 Sep 2019
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2019 recasts the Depression era's signature policy on a global scale - a Global Green New Deal - as the right policy framework to make a clean break with years of austerity and insecurity. It would help bring about a more equal distribution of income and reverse decades of environmental degradation.
No exit plan for small islands on climate crisis frontlines
10 Sep 2019
Small island nations are calling for global help to cope with the climate crisis unfolding in their backyard, as their ability to respond is curtailed by lack of finance.
Modern Science and its Technologies are a Cause and a Cure for Contemporary Poverty
6 Jun 2019
Written byArnoldo K Ventura, Secretary and Chairman of the Implementation Committee of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Science and Technology Committee (CSTIC)
World Wildlife Day and BioTrade
28 Feb 2019
Written byDavid Vivas, Lorena Jaramillo and Anja Zimmermann of UNCTAD BioTrade Initiative