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Least developed countries: Global financial system must urgently address climate and development needs
7 Nov 2023
UNCTAD's Least Developed Countries Report 2023 says the enormous funding gaps in these countries must be covered mainly by long-term, low-cost and accessible financial flows from international public sources.
Despite anticipated ‘soft landing’ of US economy, UNCTAD warns of stalling and divergent global growth
4 Oct 2023
The Trade and Development Report 2023 projects world economic growth to slow from 3% in 2022 to 2.4% in 2023, calling for global financial reforms and more pragmatic policies to tackle pressing challenges.
Extensive UNCTAD agenda at the UN General Assembly 2023
26 Sep 2023
In New York, UNCTAD chief Rebeca Grynspan joins world leaders in pushing for financing to keep the promise of sustainable development to everyone, everywhere.
From shadow banking to climate finance: Young academics tackle global challenges at UNCTAD’s summer school
18 Sep 2023
Budding economists and thought leaders showcased their research on finance and globalization, engaging with senior experts from across the globe.
Improving debt management in Mauritania
12 Jul 2023
UNCTAD and its partners help equip the African nation with the tools and knowledge to better manage its public debt and enhance transparency.
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.
UNCTAD measures progress on sustainable development goals, shows impact of global crises
27 Jun 2023
The annual SDG Pulse provides analysis on how the world fares in achieving targets of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
A climate finance goal that works for developing countries
14 Jun 2023
By Richard Kozul-Wright, Director of the Globalization and Development Strategies Division, UNCTAD
UNCTAD calls for urgent global action to support the world’s 46 least developed countries
3 Mar 2023
The world’s most vulnerable economies need urgent global action as current crises threaten to reverse decades of development gains.