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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.
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.
The Netherlands commits $1.9 million support to the UN Global Crisis Response Group on Food, Energy and Finance
10 Nov 2022
The funds will be provided during a two-year period on behalf of the Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Netherlands.
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.
UN calls for $2.5 trillion coronavirus crisis package for developing countries
30 Mar 2020
The consequences of a combined health pandemic and a global recession will be catastrophic for many developing countries and halt their progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.
Top economists outline plan for a global green new deal
12 Apr 2019
UNCTAD officials and experts detail a five-point plan to rebalance development and guide a new form of multilateralism.
A greater synchronization of financial stress episodes among developing countries
4 Apr 2019
Written by:Rachid Bouhia and Daniel Munevar Sastre, Globalisation and Development Strategies Division, UNCTAD
Ten years after the financial crisis: Debt, Money and Finance
18 Sep 2018
When Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy in 2008, it brought the international financial system to the edge of collapse. Ten years later, the global economy has recovered but is it really "safer, simpler and fairer"?