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Seizing the opportunity of the climate action momentum
9 Dec 2019
UNCTAD supports efforts to promote sustainability, adapt and build resilience against the climate emergency.
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.
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.
Barbados leader urges moral leadership to tackle climate crisis
11 Sep 2019
The world is doing far too little for small island states on the frontlines of the climate emergency. Now is the time to turn the corner.
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)
Why the transport sector needs to adapt to climate change
10 May 2019
Following an UNCTAD expert meeting on adapting to climate change in the transport sector, held on 16 and 17 April in Geneva, Switzerland, John Dora, member of the International Organization for Standardization's climate change strategy task force, shares his perspectives on the issue.