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COVID-19 recovery: Civil society voices more crucial than ever
27 Sep 2021
Now more than ever, civil society groups should define what the recovery from the coronavirus should look like and who it should serve.
From recovery to resilience: Hanging together or swinging separately?
15 Sep 2021
In 2021, the global economy will bounce back with growth of 5.3%, the fastest in nearly 50 years. The rebound is, however, highly uneven along regional, sectoral and income lines, according to UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report 2021.
UNCTAD issues amber warning on building back better
15 Sep 2021
The world needs more effective multilateral coordination, without which recovery efforts in advanced countries will damage development prospects in the South and amplify existing inequalities, says UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report 2021.
Rebeca Grynspan takes over as head of UNCTAD
13 Sep 2021
The former vice president of Costa Rica is the first woman and Central American to serve as UNCTAD’s secretary-general.
UNCTAD15 registration is now open
10 Sep 2021
The event is the UN’s first major conference on trade and development amid the coronavirus pandemic and will help shape policy responses for a better recovery from COVID-19.
We urgently need to kickstart tourism’s recovery but COVID-19 crisis offers an opportunity to rethink it
3 Aug 2021
By Isabelle Durant, Acting Secretary-General, UNCTAD
Vulnerable consumers of public utilities need more protection
6 Jul 2021
The economic and health crisis triggered by COVID-19 has put vulnerable consumers in a more precarious situation, leaving them unable to pay for essential household expenses.
Global economy could lose over $4 trillion due to COVID-19 impact on tourism
30 Jun 2021
Economic losses are mounting in developing countries due to the absence of widespread COVID-19 vaccinations.
Twenty-fifth UNCTAD-OECD Report on G20 Investment Measures
28 Jun 2021
The report suggests that the COVID-19 pandemic set off a further crisis in early 2020 that is expected to be deeper and more consequential in many countries than the Global Financial Crisis of 2008/2009.