Botswana 29-09-2020

Africa loses $89 billion a year to illicit capital flight, UN report finds

African countries lose an estimated $88.6 billion each year, equivalent to 3.7% of the continent’s economic output, in illicit capital flight, according to the UN Economic Development in Africa Report 2020 published on Monday (28 September).
Development Policy 15-09-2017

Financing a ‘global new deal’: How to collect a trillion dollars

One trillion dollars. This “global stimulus” could change the world if a 5% tax hike is imposed on the “top decile” – the 10% richest segment of the population, a report of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is proposing.
Development Policy 06-10-2015

UNCTAD: Forget innovative financing, increase ODA

One of the limitations of the current international financial system is the relative inability to provide desired levels of international finance for development, says a report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) published today (6 October).
Enlargement 07-09-2005

Eastern Europe remains top FDI destination

Asia and Eastern Europe have become the world's most attractive regions for foreign direct investment, according to a new UN report.

EU gives 4.5 million euros to UN conference on LDCs

EU signs deal with UNCTAD giving 4.5 million euros towards cost of Brussels conference on Least Developed Countries