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UNCTAD supports Barbados to bolster economic diversification
2 Mar 2023
Targeted policy strategies and closer cooperation with other developing countries are essential to boosting the country’s resilience to economic shocks.
Multiple crises unleash one of the lowest global economic outputs in recent decades, says UN report
25 Jan 2023
Stronger fiscal measures are needed to resuscitate the global economy and support the development agenda.
Colombia finance minister Ocampo spells out actions to tackle global economic crisis
23 Jan 2023
Delivering the 18th edition of UNCTAD’s Raúl Prebisch Lecture, he called for developing countries to be at the centre of solutions to the crisis.
COP27 debrief: Milestones for climate-resilient development in Sharm el-Sheikh
10 Jan 2023
By Richard Kozul-Wright, Director of UNCTAD's Division on Globalization and Development Strategies
High food prices and strong US dollar are ‘double burden’ for developing countries, UNCTAD says
21 Dec 2022
As food becomes more expensive to import, it becomes even harder for developing countries to keep millions of people from going hungry.
World leaders call for stronger multilateral solutions to debt crisis
5 Dec 2022
Amid cascading crises and inequalities, developing countries face major challenges with a complex creditor base as borrowing burdens increase and risks of debt distress grow.
Political will, greater action needed to tackle cascading crises, leaders say
20 Oct 2022
The climate emergency, a global cost-of-living crisis, debt distress, widening inequalities and other overlapping crises call for political leadership and multilateral action.
UNCTAD warns of policy-induced global recession
3 Oct 2022
Projecting global growth slowing to 2.2% in 2023, UNCTAD outlines actions to avert crisis and support developing countries exposed to cascading crises of debt, health and climate due to inadequate financial support.
Global energy market volatility leading to slower and divergent growth prospects across South and West Asia
3 Oct 2022
Commodity importers are hit hardest while fossil fuel exporters register temporary windfall gains.