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Digitally deliverable services boom risks leaving least developed countries behind
28 Sep 2023
UNCTAD steps up advocacy for global support to help vulnerable economies leverage digital trade for inclusive and sustainable development.
How to make small businesses in developing countries more competitive
27 Jun 2023
On Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day marked on 27 June, UNCTAD renews calls for a level playing field to help tackle the challenges facing women and youth entrepreneurs in emerging markets.
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.
Entrepreneurs leap into health-care innovation post COVID-19
21 Dec 2022
Entrepreneurs are key to driving much-needed innovation in a world seeking more modern, resilient, equitable and accountable health systems in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Seychelles outlines strategy to boost entrepreneurship
19 Dec 2022
The East African island nation has launched a blueprint to equip entrepreneurs with the skills needed to build a knowledge-based and innovation-driven economy.
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.
Supporting countries to measure the digital economy for development
2 Dec 2022
The booming digital economy has heightened the need for new data and measurement tools to strengthen evidence-based policymaking.
UNCTAD tool accelerates trade facilitation reforms in developing countries
24 Nov 2022
The Reform Tracker helps countries monitor, coordinate and fast-track actions to make cross-border trade easier, faster and cheaper.