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Poverty, debt and climate risks: UNCTAD deputy urges stronger support for middle-income countries
8 Feb 2024
These nations, home to about 62% of the world’s poor, grapple with critical challenges and lack necessary support, particularly in access to finance.
UNCTAD urges reforms on global debt architecture amid rising distress
7 Feb 2024
The UN's trade and development body outlines a set of recommendations to realign the global debt architecture with developing countries’ needs.
Gaza: Unprecedented destruction will take tens of billions of dollars and decades to reverse
31 Jan 2024
The report quantifies GDP loss, recovery timelines and the enduring effects on poverty and household expenditure, painting a daunting picture of the development challenges ahead.
G77 summit: UNCTAD chief highlights systemic inequalities hindering developing countries
22 Jan 2024
Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan said that although the Global South has risen as an economic power, it remains behind in metrics that matter the most.
Year in review: Top 10 UNCTAD stories of 2023
27 Dec 2023
From analyzing the ups and downs of global trade and investment to measuring progress on the Sustainable Development Goals, these are the most-read UNCTAD stories of the year.
UNCTAD chief calls for bolder cooperation and investments amid global economic shifts
20 Dec 2023
Opening the Trade and Development Board, Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan highlighted pressing challenges facing the global economy and unveiled a new initiative for small island nations.
Pakistan: Accelerating green industrialization amid climate and economic shocks
19 Dec 2023
The South Asian nation requires urgent investment and international support to strengthen key economic sectors and enhance their climate resilience.
UNCTAD releases Handbook of Statistics 2023
14 Dec 2023
The annual handbook provides key data and indicators on how the economy has evolved across regions, countries and sectors.
China’s low-carbon economic journey: What can developing countries learn?
28 Nov 2023
An UNCTAD report explores China’s strategies to achieve both economic growth and climate goals and the policy lessons for other countries of the global South.