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‘SDG Moment’: World leaders push for urgent action to rescue global goals
19 Sep 2022
At the General Assembly, UNCTAD chief Rebeca Grynspan joined UN leaders, heads of state and global activists in a call to tackle multiple crises and get back on track to building a better future.
UNCTAD at the General Assembly 2022
16 Sep 2022
The UN trade and development body joins governments and international organizations gathered in New York to tackle interlocking and complex global crises and to support developing countries.
UNCTAD and Commonwealth Secretariat expand development cooperation
31 Aug 2022
The two organizations will broaden their existing cooperation to promote the ocean economy, curb plastic pollution, support least developed countries, bolster the digital economy and boost gender equality.
UNCTAD supports Palestine to update its debt management system
19 Aug 2022
A new technical assistance project will modernize the Palestinian debt management system and train officials.
5 critical policy agendas for economic recovery in developing countries
17 Jun 2022
Experts propose bold policy ideas and innovative financing instruments to help developing countries build forward better.
UN crisis response group calls for immediate action to avert cascading impacts of war in Ukraine
13 Apr 2022
The world is on the brink of a “perfect storm” of crises, warns UN Secretary-General António Guterres. Dire consequences of the war on global food, energy and financial markets could upend billions of lives.
Four key challenges facing least developed countries
4 Apr 2022
The world’s poorest nations face many obstacles, including soaring debt, export marginalization, energy poverty and climate vulnerability.
Ukraine war cuts global growth prospects by 1%
24 Mar 2022
UNCTAD alerts global economic growth will decrease to 2.6% from 3.6% for 2022 and that developing countries will need $310 billion to meet their external public debt service requirements this year.
Ukraine war risks further cuts to development finance
23 Mar 2022
The conflict could widen the $3.6 trillion annual gap in financing needed to achieve sustainable development goals and worsen the debt burden in many developing countries.