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The world lacks an effective global system to deal with debt
2 Feb 2023
By UNCTAD Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan
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.
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.
War in Ukraine threatens to unleash 'unprecedented wave' of global hunger and destitution
8 Jun 2022
UN Global Crisis Response Group urges stability in global food and energy markets to break the vicious cycle of rising prices across the world.
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.
Debt levels in developing countries heighten vulnerability
11 Jul 2019
A more balanced growth strategy could help developing countries better manage existing and future debt burdens.
Debt warning lights flash for poorest countries, experts say
3 May 2018
Top economists from UNCTAD and the International Monetary Fund agree it's time to sound the alarm on rising public debt in many low-income countries but disagree on how loudly the bell should be rung.
Nobel economist Joseph Stiglitz backs UNCTAD's work on debt workouts
10 Apr 2015
A workshop on a multilateral legal framework for debt restructuring processes took place on March 31st 2015, at Columbia University in New York City.