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UNCTAD report exposes economic strain on Palestinian welfare in West Bank due to Israeli restrictions
28 Nov 2023
It emphasizes the urgent need to remove the restrictions to help provide the economic base necessary to reverse the current trend of socioeconomic deterioration in the region.
Report on UNCTAD's assistance to the Palestinian people
25 Oct 2023
Inflation, a shrinking fiscal space, a decline in foreign aid and the build-up of debt has kept the economy of the Occupied Palestinian Territory below its 2019 pre-pandemic level.
From shadow banking to climate finance: Young academics tackle global challenges at UNCTAD’s summer school
18 Sep 2023
Budding economists and thought leaders showcased their research on finance and globalization, engaging with senior experts from across the globe.
Continuation of the Black Sea Initiative
17 May 2023
The UN welcomes the continuation of the initiative, which has moved over 30 million tons of food, helping to bring down global prices and stabilize markets.
Global debt and climate crises are intertwined: Here’s how to tackle both
1 Mar 2023
Climate change is compounding the debt crisis in developing countries. UNCTAD spells out the actions necessary to safeguard the world’s sustainable development ambitions.
Colombia finance minister Ocampo spells out actions to tackle global economic crisis
23 Jan 2023
Delivering the 18th edition of UNCTAD’s Raúl Prebisch Lecture, he called for developing countries to be at the centre of solutions to the crisis.
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.
World leaders call for stronger multilateral solutions to debt crisis
5 Dec 2022
Amid cascading crises and inequalities, developing countries face major challenges with a complex creditor base as borrowing burdens increase and risks of debt distress grow.
Black Sea Grain Initiative offers hope, shows power of trade
20 Oct 2022
The renewal of the UN-backed initiative is vital to continuing to drive global food prices down and ensuring food security worldwide, especially in developing countries.