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Registration for World Investment Forum 2023 now open
12 May 2023
The event will focus on increasing investment in sustainable development to tackle cascading global crises.
Benin triples number of companies opened by youth in 2022
5 Apr 2023
The country’s young people are chasing their entrepreneurial dreams amid a digitalization boom powered by e-government tools developed by UNCTAD.
Tajikistan: Unlocking investment for sustainable development
9 Mar 2023
New UNCTAD analysis explores ways to unleash the landlocked nation’s economic potential through a more conducive environment for investment and businesses.
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.
How Bhutan’s civil servants are building a digital government system
6 Feb 2023
New UNCTAD software allows Bhutan’s government employees to create their own user-friendly services for citizens online.
UNCTAD and Islamic Development Bank join forces to spur sustainable investment
23 Jan 2023
They have developed principles to guide investment policies in accelerating progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals in 57 countries.
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.
More investment needed to get global goals back on track, says UNCTAD chief
19 Jan 2023
At Davos forum, Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan calls for “true investments” to help a world in crisis keep the promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.