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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.
Energy crisis: UN Global Crisis Response Group urges support to most vulnerable and transition to renewables
3 Aug 2022
Latest recommendations from the UN Global Crisis Response Group call for windfall tax to fund fair policies and sustainable energy solutions.
New podcast: UNCTAD launches the Weekly Tradecast
7 Jul 2022
The series explores how major economic events affect developing countries. In the first episode, Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan talks about the global cost-of-living crisis.
Weathering a 'perfect storm' of cascading crises
25 May 2022
By Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
In pursuit of an inclusive energy transition
11 Apr 2022
By Claudia Contreras, Jeanelle Clarke, Carlos Razo, UNCTAD Economists
Hydraulic fracturing? - not so fast, says new review of pros and cons
24 May 2018
Fracking remains controversial, but a dispassionate review of the pluses and minuses of shale gas extraction can shed light on pressing energy needs.
Multi-Year Expert Meeting on Trade, Services and Development (7-8 May 2018)
9 May 2018
Services trade experts meet to feed knowledge and experience into intergovernmental processes in support of the Sustainable Development Goals.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development raised the bar - Business as usual is not an option
30 Oct 2017
Two years into the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, legitimate concerns remain as to whether trade will play its meaningful role in delivering prosperity for all. The global economy may well be picking up, but it is not yet taking off. Export performance remains unprecedentedly weak, global demand limited, and job creation insufficient.
Green energy could help developing countries diversify their economies
12 Oct 2017
Green energy could help developing countries that are too dependent on commodities exports diversify their economies and reduce their vulnerabilities to volatile markets, UNCTAD Deputy Secretary-General Isabelle Durant has said in Geneva at an international meeting on commodities.