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Global debt and climate crises are intertwined: Here’s how to tackle both
Climate change is compounding the debt crisis in developing countries. UNCTAD spells out the actions necessary to safeguard the world’s sustainable development ambitions.
More investment needed to get global goals back on track, says UNCTAD chief
At Davos forum, Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan calls for “true investments” to help a world in crisis keep the promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
COP27 debrief: Milestones for climate-resilient development in Sharm el-Sheikh
By Richard Kozul-Wright, Director of UNCTAD's Division on Globalization and Development Strategies
Projects and Programmes
Energy dilemma: Fossil fuels versus renewables in a time of crisis
This episode of The Weekly Tradecast talks about the energy crisis and alternatives to get beyond it with Henrique Pacini, an UNCTAD economist specializing in trade, energy and the environment.
Events and Meetings
Commodities and Development Report 2019: Commodity Dependence, Climate Change and the Paris Agreement
COP24 Side Event: The Roles of Fiscal Policy, Financial Markets and Trade in Implementing the Paris Agreement
Documents and Publications
Key Priorities in Charting Decarbonization Pathways in Least Developed Countries
UNCTAD/ALDC/2022/10 - 03 May 2023
Climate change, green recovery and trade
UNCTAD/DITC/TED/2021/2 - 29 Apr 2021
Trade and Environment Review 2021: Trade-climate readiness for developing countries
UNCTAD/DITC/TED/2020/3 - 17 Feb 2021
Climate Policies, Economic Diversification and Trade
UNCTAD/DITC/TED/2018/4 - 23 Apr 2018