UNCTAD counts the costs of achieving sustainable development goals
New analysis fills data gaps, helping countries know how much they need to spend – and how best to allocate financial resources.
UNCTAD supports small island nations to harness digital ID for inclusion
In an increasingly digitalized world, digital identities can foster economic and social empowerment in many far-flung places across the globe.
Investment flows to small island states grew by 39% in 2022
UNCTAD's World Investment Report 2023 shows that the top five recipients accounted for 85% of foreign direct investment flows to small island developing states.
Events and meetings
Expert meeting on revisiting development strategies for small island developing states in the post-pandemic competitive landscape
Geneva and Online, Switzerland
Side event at the 4th Ocean Forum: Sustainably harnessing the potential of marine bio-prospecting for socioeconomic development in SIDS
Online and Geneva, Switzerland
UNCTAD15 pre-event: Enhancing economic resilience in small island developing states - perspective from south-south cooperation
Documents and publications
Vanuatu Virgin Coconut Oil Export Guide
Green exports to foster sustainable development
UNCTAD/TCS/DITC/INF/2023/7 - 04 Oct 2023
Report of the Expert Meeting on Revisiting Development Strategies for Small Island Developing States in the Post-Pandemic Competitive Landscape
Held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on 24 October 2022
TD/B/C.II/EM.6/3 - 28 Nov 2022
Revisiting development strategies for small island developing States in the post-pandemic competitive landscape
TD/B/C.II/EM.6/2 - 15 Aug 2022
Prospects for the post-pandemic tourism and economic recovery in Vanuatu
UNCTAD Research Paper No. 86
Author: Kris Terauds.
UNCTAD/SER.RP/2022/6 - 21 Jun 2022