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02. – ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND DEVELOPMENT FINANCE

UN / WORLD ECONOMIC SITUATION AND PROSPECTS

United Nations officials  noted marked improvements in the world economic situation, but warned of high unemployment, inequality and other risks to the economy. UNTV

14 Apr 2014 | Read More »

WTO / WORLD TRADE REPORT

The sluggish pace of trade growth in 2013 was due to a combination of flat import demand in developed economies ( 0.2%) and moderate import growth in developing economies (4.4%) , announced WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo while presenting trade figures for 2013 and prospects for coming years. WTO

14 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / ECONOMIC REPORT ON AFRICA

While Africa has recorded impressive economic growth in the past decade, more credible industrial policies and institutions are needed to advance the structural transformation of the continent, says a new report released by the United Nations and the African Union. UNTV

11 Apr 2014 | Read More »

ILO / GLOBAL JOBS GAP

ILO Director Guy Ryder said the massive global jobs gap that opened at the height of the financial crisis is not closing. He added that the gap will widen unless the global economy steps up the pace of growth to generate the jobs needed. ILO  

11 Apr 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / BAN KI-MOON ENDING POVERTY

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim urged young people globally to start a social movement to end poverty at an event in Washington DC. WORLD BANK

10 Apr 2014 | Read More »

IMF / LAGARDE BRIEFING

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said that the world economy is growing – but still needs help. "Our overall message: the global economy is turning the corner, but the recovery is still too weak and too slow," she said at a news conference in Washington. IMF

10 Apr 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / POVERTY

One million people each week will have to lift themselves out of poverty if we are to reach the goal of ending extreme poverty worldwide by 2030. Now that the global economic crisis has eased, the World Bank thinks that's a realistic goal. WORLD BANK

10 Apr 2014 | Read More »

IMF / GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT

According to the International Monetary Fund's latest Global Financial Stability Report, over the past six months, financial stability has broadly improved in advanced economies and has deteriorated in emerging economies. IMF

9 Apr 2014 | Read More »

IMF / WORLD ECONOMIC OUTLOOK PRESSER

The IMF's latest World Economic Outlook says the global recovery is becoming broader, but the changing external environment poses new challenges to emerging market and developing economies. IMF  

8 Apr 2014 | Read More »

IMF / WORLD ECONOMIC OUTLOOK PREVIEW

In its latest World Economic Outlook, the IMF says the global recovery is becoming broader, but there are new challenges to emerging market and developing economies, The IMF forecasts global growth to average 3.6 percent in 2014―up from 3 percent in 2013―to rise to 3.9 percent in 2015. IMF  

8 Apr 2014 | Read More »

 

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