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Slowing global economy reveals debt distress as biggest threat to international stability
26 Sep 2019
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2019 looks at the trends and challenges in the global economy, including: trade tensions, currency movements, corporate debt, a no-deal Brexit, inverted yield curves and negative interest rates.
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.
Rising inequality a blight on our development hopes
26 Jun 2019
The development gains of the 20th century are being eroded by growing inequality - and something needs to be done about it.
Multilateralism: the only safe route for development finance
17 Apr 2019
Lebanese ambassador who presides over UNCTAD's governing body defends multilateralism during UN development financing forum.
Toward a Global Green New Deal
10 Apr 2019
Written by:Richard Kozul-Wright (UNCTAD) and Kevin P. Gallagher (Boston University)
No-deal Brexit: the trade winners and losers
9 Apr 2019
New research by UNCTAD points to the potential impact of a no-deal Brexit on the UK's trading partners, including developing nations.
Countries discuss proposed WTO talks to boost e-commerce
5 Apr 2019
UNCTAD is ready to support developing countries to maximize the development benefits of e-commerce, as they mull over proposed negotiations within the WTO.
A greater synchronization of financial stress episodes among developing countries
4 Apr 2019
Written by:Rachid Bouhia and Daniel Munevar Sastre, Globalisation and Development Strategies Division, UNCTAD