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Small island developing states need urgent support to avoid debt defaults
12 Apr 2021
By Rachid Bouhia, Economist, UNCTAD, and Emily Wilkinson, Researcher, ODI
Trade policy can ensure inclusive prosperity in wake of COVID-19
20 Jul 2020
Written by Chantal Line Carpentier, UNCTAD, and Katrin Kuhlmann, Georgetown Law School
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.
Twenty-second UNCTAD-OECD Report on G20 Investment Measures released
21 Nov 2019
The joint UNCTAD-OECD Report, released today, reveals that investment policy making in G20 members has slowed down further during the reporting period (mid-May to mid-October 2019). Only a few G20 Members took investment policy action, and the number of measures was low.
Fairer trade can strike a blow against rising inequality
19 Jul 2019
Global trade has catalysed economic growth both in developing and developed countries, but its benefits have not been shared equally. This could change.
Trading Places: The World in 2049
2 Apr 2019
Written by Isabelle Durant, Deputy Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Trade Wars: The Pain and the Gain
4 Feb 2019
Amid tit for tat tariff hikes between the United States and China,, trade is being diverted and a handful of countries will capture a slice of the giants' exports, UNCTAD estimates.
Fostering investment in the development of new antibacterial treatments
20 Nov 2018
An event on fostering investment in the development of new antibacterial treatments was held on 23 October 2018 at the Palais des Nations, Geneva during the World Investment Forum (WIF).
South Africa adopts new IP policy improving access to medicine
31 May 2018
UNCTAD applauds the decision of South Africa's Cabinet to approve the first phase of a new intellectual property policy that paves the way to better access to medicine in the country.