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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.
UNCTAD supports Palestinian institutions to improve economic planning
16 Jun 2023
Palestinian professionals and policymakers equipped to use UNCTAD’s updated model for economic policy planning.
Economic restrictions in the West Bank exact $50 billion toll between 2000 and 2020
22 Nov 2022
Ending the occupation of Area C of the West Bank and East Jerusalem is critical for the sustainable development of the Occupied Palestinian Territory because it will enable the Palestinian people to grow their economy severalfold.
Palestinian economy reels under COVID-19 impact, enduring poverty and unemployment
14 Sep 2022
UNCTAD urges the international community to extend sufficient and predictable financial support to the Palestinian people to alleviate suffering and prevent a deep socioeconomic crisis from worsening.
UNCTAD supports Palestine to update its debt management system
19 Aug 2022
A new technical assistance project will modernize the Palestinian debt management system and train officials.
Palestinian officials trained on trade policymaking and negotiations
15 Jun 2022
Training equips experts and policymakers to engage effectively in bilateral and regional negotiations on trade in services.
Counting the economic costs of two decades of occupation
21 Dec 2021
A detailed UNCTAD study and economic dataset shows that without closures and military operations, GDP per capita in the West Bank in 2019 would have been 44% higher than its actual value.
Closures and other measures of Israeli occupation in the West Bank since 2000 exact $58 billion toll
24 Nov 2021
The West Bank has suffered two decades of arrested development and poverty.