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02. – ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND DEVELOPMENT FINANCE

GENEVA / PALESTINE TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT

Presenting UNCTAD’s annual report on assistance to the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Mahmoud Elkhafif said that the local economy suffered its first decline in seven years due to “the full scale military operation over Gaza that took place in July and August last year.” UNTV CH

1 Sep 2015 | Read More »

UN / IPU PRESSER

Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) president Saber Chowdhury Friday told reporters in New York "if you really want to see success on the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) –as we all desperately want to- I think the role of Parliamentarians is going to be of critical importance." UNIFEED-UNTV

28 Aug 2015 | Read More »

IMF / CHINA

China is moving to a "new normal," of slower yet safer and more sustainable growth.  This involves giving the market a more decisive role in the economy, says the IMF in its annual assessment of the economy. IMF / RECENT

17 Aug 2015 | Read More »

IMF / LAGARDE PRESSER

In an online press conference, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said that China's economy is prepared to withstand market turmoil. Her comments follow efforts by the Chinese government to bolster markets following recent volatility.  IMF / RECENT

29 Jul 2015 | Read More »

IMF / SOMALIA

In its first review of Somalia's economy in a generation, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said today Somalia had made significant progress since it resumed relations with the international community. However, Somalia's situation remains very fragile, and international support will be vital to rebuild institutions and restore normalcy. IMF

29 Jul 2015 | Read More »

IMF / EUROZONE

The International Monetary Fund says the euro area recovery is strengthening, but the weak outlook over the next 7 to 10 years calls for a stronger collective push to create the conditions for stronger growth.  IMF / RECENT

27 Jul 2015 | Read More »

IMF / JAPAN

Abenomics has lifted Japan out of the doldrums, according to the IMF's latest assessment of the Asian economy. But, policies need to be reinforced to end the lingering deflationary mindset, raise growth, restore fiscal sustainability, and maintain financial stability without undue reliance on yen depreciation, says the report published Thursday. IMF

23 Jul 2015 | Read More »

ADDIS ABABA / ACTION AGENDA ADOPTION

After delegates from 193 countries agreed on the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, Wu Hongbo, Secretary-General of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development called the present outcome document "the best one we could get – and international community should be proud of this." UNIFEED-UNTV

16 Jul 2015 | Read More »

ADDIS ABABA / AMINA MOHAMMED PRESSER

Commenting on the outcome document of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa, UN top official on Post-2015 Development Planning told reporters Thursday that "for the first time we see a financing platform that delivers social protection and public services for all.” UNIFEED-UNTV

16 Jul 2015 | Read More »

ADDIS ABABA / IMF TAXATION

One of the heavily discussed issues of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development was boosting domestic revenues, for example through more effective taxation. UNIFEED-UNTV

16 Jul 2015 | Read More »

 

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