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Global foreign direct investment rebounded strongly in 2021, but the recovery is highly uneven
19 Jan 2022
New UNCTAD estimates show that infrastructure finance is up due to recovery stimulus packages, but greenfield investment activity remains weak across industrial sectors.
Least developed countries cannot afford to strand their assets, given their development challenges
26 Nov 2021
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Least developed countries at 50: Mid-life crisis or resilient maturity?
18 Nov 2021
By Rolf Traeger, Chief, Least Developed Countries Section, UNCTAD
Putting down long-term roots in Angola’s entrepreneurial ecosystem
28 Oct 2021
A national trainer programme is increasing the local ownership and sustainability of an EU-funded UNCTAD project in the southern African nation.
Youth leading the charge against climate change
28 Oct 2021
A team of young Italian activists led by Daniele Guadagnolo have positioned themselves as advocates of sustainability, determined to meet the climate crisis at humanity’s doorstep.
UNCTAD15 youth declaration identifies priorities for COVID-19 recovery
25 Oct 2021
The declaration will serve as a springboard for youth diplomacy to grow into a legitimate force and shape the trade and development agenda in the coming years.
World’s top investment forum pitches sustainable investing as crucial for COVID-19 recovery
22 Oct 2021
For developing countries in particular, initiatives to promote new investments in industry can complement COVID-19 recovery efforts and produce structural changes.