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‘SDG Moment’: World leaders push for urgent action to rescue global goals
19 Sep 2022
At the General Assembly, UNCTAD chief Rebeca Grynspan joined UN leaders, heads of state and global activists in a call to tackle multiple crises and get back on track to building a better future.
UNCTAD at the General Assembly 2022
16 Sep 2022
The UN trade and development body joins governments and international organizations gathered in New York to tackle interlocking and complex global crises and to support developing countries.
COVID-19 recovery a chance to remake society for a better future
24 Jun 2022
UNCTAD reflects on the past two years of the pandemic to derive valuable lessons for the future.
Climate finance for SIDS is shockingly low: Why this needs to change
24 May 2022
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Ukraine war risks further cuts to development finance
23 Mar 2022
The conflict could widen the $3.6 trillion annual gap in financing needed to achieve sustainable development goals and worsen the debt burden in many developing countries.
At UNCTAD15 leaders count the cost of not fixing the global debt crisis
7 Oct 2021
The international debt system needs an overhaul to address unsustainable debt burdens in developing countries.
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.