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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.
Global debt and climate crises are intertwined: Here’s how to tackle both
1 Mar 2023
Climate change is compounding the debt crisis in developing countries. UNCTAD spells out the actions necessary to safeguard the world’s sustainable development ambitions.
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.
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.
‘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.