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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.
Trade war leaves both US and China worse off
6 Nov 2019
Tariffs imposed by the United States on China are economically hurting both countries, UNCTAD warnes in a new paper released today.
UNCTAD and partners make progress on measuring illicit financial flows
31 Oct 2019
Quantifying the total value of illicit flows that are draining resources for development is a key step in tackling them.
Lao PDR on track to meet least developed country graduation criteria for a second time
23 Oct 2019
UNCTAD in collaboration with the government and the United Nations Resident Coordinator Office for Lao PDR organized a workshop to discuss the vulnerability profile for the nation.
Non-tariff measures course empowers trainees from 32 countries
10 Oct 2019
Participants deepen knowledge on using non-tariff measures to foster market access and sustainable development.
Trade barriers: picking the good from the bad and the ugly
10 Oct 2019
Experts set to examine how to use non-tariff measures as a tool to foster market access and sustainable development.
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.
Introducing the challenges of measuring Illicit Financial Flows to the International Statistical Community
2 Oct 2019
At the World Statistics Congress in Kuala Lumpur, UNCTAD held a session entitled “Multinational profit shifting and illicit financial flows – can we measure them?”.
All firms matter for development, but matter in different ways
25 Jul 2019
Written byPaul Akiwumi, Division for Africa, Least Developed Countries and Special Programmes, UNCTAD