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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.
Year in review: Top 10 UNCTAD stories of 2022
29 Dec 2022
From the ups and downs of global trade and investment to the risks of cryptocurrencies for developing countries, these are the most-read stories of the year.
Seychelles outlines strategy to boost entrepreneurship
19 Dec 2022
The East African island nation has launched a blueprint to equip entrepreneurs with the skills needed to build a knowledge-based and innovation-driven economy.
Global trade set to hit record $32 trillion in 2022, but outlook increasingly gloomy for 2023
13 Dec 2022
Geopolitical tensions, high energy prices, rising interest rates and persistent inflation are expected to constrain global trade next year.
UNCTAD sets out actions to support least developed countries in the global low-carbon transition
3 Nov 2022
New report says COP27 is an opportunity to accelerate action to achieve mutually beneficial climate and development goals in the world's most vulnerable countries.
Investment to tackle climate change falls amid global crises
27 Oct 2022
International investment projects addressing the climate crisis have dipped in the wake of global economic headwinds, stalling years of growing momentum.
It’s time to put productive capacities at the heart of every development strategy
12 Oct 2022
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD and Ratnakar Adhikari, Executive Director, Enhanced Integrated Framework
Creative economy offers countries path to development, says new UNCTAD report
7 Oct 2022
But more data and innovative and multidisciplinary policy responses are needed to enhance the development impacts of creative industries, especially in developing countries.
Boosting productive capacities is critical for Zambia’s graduation from least developed country status
6 Oct 2022
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD