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Small island developing states need urgent support to avoid debt defaults
12 Apr 2021
By Rachid Bouhia, Economist, UNCTAD, and Emily Wilkinson, Researcher, ODI
The blue economy is an ocean of opportunity to advance gender equality
22 Mar 2021
By Dona Bertarelli, UNCTAD Special Adviser for the Blue Economy
How multinationals can advance gender equality in developing countries
8 Mar 2021
New UNCTAD report outlines how governments and other stakeholders can ensure foreign investment by multinationals translates into real benefits for women.
The developing world must get ready to adapt its trade to climate change
3 Mar 2021
By Isabelle Durant, Acting Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Global foreign direct investment fell by 42% in 2020, outlook remains weak
24 Jan 2021
UNCTAD says uncertainty about the COVID-19 pandemic’s evolution and the global investment policy environment will continue to affect FDI flows in 2021. For developing countries, the prospects for 2021 are a major concern.
UNCTAD updates principles to promote biodiversity-friendly trade
18 Jan 2021
Guidelines to help governments, companies and consumers benefit from sustainable trade in precious plants and animals now include elements such as climate resilience and marine biodiversity.
Vanuatu graduates from least developed country status
4 Dec 2020
Despite setbacks due to repeated natural disasters, the island nation has enjoyed steady economic growth since the mid-2000s.
Mauritius unveils plan to expand its industrial output
4 Dec 2020
The island nation seeks to overcome the challenges on its development path to sustain the spectacular economic growth it has achieved in recent years.
Improve productive capacities in the world’s poorest countries for stronger recovery, UNCTAD says
3 Dec 2020
The COVID-19 economic crisis is forecast to reverse years of painstaking development progress in education and nutrition, and to pull 32 million people back into extreme poverty.