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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.
16-03-2001

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