UNCTAD15 youth declaration identifies priorities for COVID-19 recovery
The declaration will serve as a springboard for youth diplomacy to grow into a legitimate force and shape the trade and development agenda in the coming years.
Strong declaration on COVID-19 vaccines, trade, debt and climate adopted at historic UNCTAD15 conference
During the four-day conference, world leaders, ministers of trade, leading economists and heads of UN agencies and global financial institutions called for a new development model, with socioeconomic transformation and sustainability at its centre.
UNCTAD15: Policies are critical to harnessing frontier technologies for good
Good policy choices and actions will make the difference in steering technological change towards economic recovery and development outcomes that leave no one behind.
UNCTAD15: A ministerial conference committed to gender equality
The 15th session of the UN Conference on Trade and Development was the first to feature a forum dedicated to gender and development.
UNCTAD15: Building resilience key to prosperity for all in post-COVID-19 world
Productive transformation must be inclusive and sustainable to build back better after the COVID-19 pandemic and avoid a “lost decade” of development.
Regional integration offers path to resilient future, UNCTAD15 hears
As multilateralism fails to provide many developing countries with the tools they need to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, regional cooperation offers hope to building back better.
UNCTAD15: Vaccine inequity is bad for global business
The world needs equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines so positive economic conditions can return to all countries and ensure well-functioning global value chains.
At UNCTAD15 leaders count the cost of not fixing the global debt crisis
The international debt system needs an overhaul to address unsustainable debt burdens in developing countries.
Fix multilateralism to work for all countries, world leaders say at UNCTAD15
The asymmetry between developed and developing countries in the supply of COVID-19 vaccines shows a multilateral system in urgent need of repair.
Coastal developing countries bank on a sustainable ocean economy post COVID-19
Barbados, Belize and Costa Rica are looking beyond the pandemic and climate shocks by developing and implementing national trade strategies strongly linked to resilience, conservation and the sustainable use of their marine resources.