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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"?
UNCTAD Chief says investment outlook subdued, urges investment for sustainable development
9 Sep 2013
UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi warned Sunday that the road to global investment recovery remains bumpy, with investors reluctant to expand their businesses in the face of widespread economic fragility and policy uncertainty. According to the UNCTAD World Investment Report, global foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2012 contracted by 18 per cent.
UNCTAD S-G at UN General Assembly debate on state of world economy and finance
18 May 2012
Delivering a keynote address at the round table on "Reducing debt vulnerability, managing inflation/deflation," UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi called for attention to be given to deflationary pressures, a systemic approach to debt vulnerability, adequate regulatory system for banks, and regulatory oversight of credit rating agencies.