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New deal to boost debt management in Eastern and Southern Africa
20 Jul 2022
Renewed partnership will help governments in the region produce and publish reliable, comprehensive and timely debt information.
UNCTAD welcomes Paris Club debt agreement with Suriname
5 Jul 2022
The organization calls for all debt relief and restructuring to be consistent with the achievement of Agenda 2030.
Helping Chad strengthen public debt management
25 Feb 2022
A new UNCTAD project will help the African nation upgrade its debt management system and improve its capacity to record, monitor and report on public finances.
At UNCTAD15 leaders count the cost of not fixing the global debt crisis
7 Oct 2021
The international debt system needs an overhaul to address unsustainable debt burdens in developing countries.
Debt relief and productive capacities key to recovery in middle-income countries
16 Jun 2021
Solving the challenges facing this diverse group of nations, which are home to three out of four people, is critical to putting the world on a more sustainable and inclusive post-COVID-19 development path.
COVID-19 is a matter of life and debt, global deal needed
23 Apr 2020
The coronavirus pandemic hits developing countries at a time when they have already been struggling with unsustainable debt burdens for many years, as well as with rising health needs. UNCTAD calls for $1 trillion in debt relief.
Soaring debt burden threatens global goals, experts warn
21 Nov 2019
Concerted and urgent multilateral action is needed to release developing countries from current debt traps.
Civil society calls for more honest narrative about benefits of trade
1 Jun 2018
Representatives of non-governmental organizations told UNCTAD that stopping the anti-globalization tide required a new development narrative, and franker conversations about the risks of open borders
Debt sustainability takes centre stage at Trade and Development Board
25 Sep 2015
Representatives of member States contributing to discussions at the sixty-second session of the Trade and Development Board praised UNCTAD's work on sovereign debt crises and the search for a new mechanism to deal with them.