Global Crises: Food, Energy and FinanceDisplaying results 1 - 10 of 18
UN warns of soaring global public debt: a record $92 trillion in 2022
12 Jul 2023
About 3.3 billion people now live in countries where debt interest payments are greater than expenditure on health or education.
Continuation of the Black Sea Initiative
17 May 2023
The UN welcomes the continuation of the initiative, which has moved over 30 million tons of food, helping to bring down global prices and stabilize markets.
Black Sea Grain Initiative extended
19 Mar 2023
The UN welcomes the extension of the initiative, which has moved 25 million metric tons of grains and foodstuffs, helping to bring down food prices and stabilize global markets.
The Netherlands commits $1.9 million support to the UN Global Crisis Response Group on Food, Energy and Finance
10 Nov 2022
The funds will be provided during a two-year period on behalf of the Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Netherlands.
Black Sea Grain Initiative offers hope, shows power of trade
20 Oct 2022
The renewal of the UN-backed initiative is vital to continuing to drive global food prices down and ensuring food security worldwide, especially in developing countries.
Tackling food and energy crises: How trade and logistics can help
13 Oct 2022
By renewing the Black Sea Grain Initiative, ending trade restrictions, facilitating exports and managing demand, we can get food, fertilizers and energy to all.
The Black Sea Grain Initiative: What it is, and why it’s important for the world
23 Sep 2022
The initiative was set up to reintroduce vital food and fertilizer exports from Ukraine to the rest of the world. Here are some key points to understand.
Black Sea Grain Initiative helps stabilize global food markets
12 Sep 2022
The deal to export foodstuffs from Ukraine has helped bring down the prices of grains, cereals and oils.
Energy crisis: UN Global Crisis Response Group urges support to most vulnerable and transition to renewables
3 Aug 2022
Latest recommendations from the UN Global Crisis Response Group call for windfall tax to fund fair policies and sustainable energy solutions.