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Unprecedented COVID-19 stimulus packages are not being leveraged to accelerate SDG investment
11 Dec 2020
By Chantal Line Carpentier, Drew D'Alelio, Bruno Cardoso Zuccolo, Olivier Combe and Raymond Landveld.
Forget securitization, backing public banks is best for sustainable development
25 Sep 2019
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2019 maintains that it is public banking that does the heavy lifting and hence public banking should be better supported for the future.
Debt sustainability in developing countries is deteriorating fast
7 Nov 2018
Urgent talks on a looming global debt crisis take place in Geneva at the second session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Financing for Development on 7-9 November.
Microcredit condemned in 'definitive' book on what went wrong
7 Nov 2018
UNCTAD officials and other experts come together to pen a history of microcredit - and offer pointers to a better way of financing sustainable development.
UN launches one stop shop for development finance
25 Oct 2018
A new UNCTAD-hosted portal aims to gather best practices to help plug the trillion-dollar annual gap in financing for the Sustainable Development Goals.
Working together to plug the trade finance gap
6 Aug 2018
Accessing credit is a persistent problem for businesses everywhere, all the more so in developing economies. Financial institutions are helping them take their place in world trade.
Dig deep, think local, go digital: UNCTAD head to African leaders
2 Aug 2018
African nations need to mobilize their continent's resources to finance development, and ease the way for small business to trade, UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi has said.
AIIB: Experiments in scaling-up development finance
27 Mar 2018
Written by Daniel Poon, Economist with UNCTAD
Huge turnout for New York briefing on LDC report
26 Mar 2013
Large numbers of delegates from least developed countries (LDCs) and civil society organizations gathered at United Nations Headquarters in New York on 19 March to hear a detailed briefing on the Least Developed Countries Report 2012 - Harnessing Remittances and Diaspora Knowledge to Build Productive Capacities, which was presented by Mr. Taffere Tesfachew, Director of UNCTAD's Division for Africa, Least Developed Countries and Special Programmes.