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Least developed countries cannot afford to strand their assets, given their development challenges
26 Nov 2021
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Developing countries need more support to cope with new global sustainability reporting standards
24 Nov 2021
Rapid changes in global standard-setting put new strains on regulators, institutions and professional bodies in countries with weaker accounting and reporting ecosystems.
The World Bank’s 'Doing Business' report is out of business. So what next?
4 Nov 2021
By Ian Richards, UNCTAD economist
Scaling up climate adaptation finance must be on the table at UN COP26
28 Oct 2021
Estimates indicate that annual climate adaptation costs in developing countries could reach $300 billion in 2030 and, if mitigation targets are breached, as much as $500 billion by 2050.
Green industrial policies key for developing countries to adapt to climate change
28 Oct 2021
Developing countries are already suffering relative economic losses three times greater than high-income countries due to climate-related disasters.
UNCTAD names winners of ISAR Honours 2021
22 Oct 2021
The ISAR awards have grown from strength to strength, with nearly 150 nominated for the awards by organizations from 40 countries representing six geographical regions, since they were launched in 2018.
UNCTAD15: Building resilience key to prosperity for all in post-COVID-19 world
8 Oct 2021
Productive transformation must be inclusive and sustainable to build back better after the COVID-19 pandemic and avoid a “lost decade” of development.