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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.
Political will, greater action needed to tackle cascading crises, leaders say
20 Oct 2022
The climate emergency, a global cost-of-living crisis, debt distress, widening inequalities and other overlapping crises call for political leadership and multilateral action.
World needs maritime trade to brave rough seas of crises, UNCTAD chief says
22 Sep 2022
Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan calls on the shipping industry to help get food and fertilizers from the Black Sea to global markets.
Black Sea Grain Initiative helps stabilize global food markets
12 Sep 2022
The deal to export foodstuffs from Ukraine has helped bring down the prices of grains, cereals and oils.
Helping developing countries cope with global crises
20 Jun 2022
UNCTAD chief Rebeca Grynspan said vulnerable nations need more support to face a severe cost-of-living crisis while still trying to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Least developed countries at 50: Mid-life crisis or resilient maturity?
18 Nov 2021
By Rolf Traeger, Chief, Least Developed Countries Section, UNCTAD