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02.10.00 – DEVELOPMENT FINANCE

GENEVA / TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT REPORT

A new UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) report said six years after the onset of the global economic and financial crisis, the world economy has still not found a sustainable growth path. UNCTAD’s Director for Globalization and Development Strategies said a world of “happy bankers, footloose corporations and stressed households” can neither be sustainable [...]

10 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / RESTRUCTURING DEBT WRAP

The General Assembly adopted a resolution in favour of a legal framework that would help regulate restructuring of foreign sovereign debt. The project –proposed by Argentina- was presented by the Group of 77 + China. UNIFEED-UNTV

9 Sep 2014 | Read More »

BANGLADESH / ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE

Bangladesh has a labour force ready to produce goods for the world market. But bad roads and ports slow down exports and drive up costs.  Now, a plan to improve the transport system could pave the way to more jobs and prosperity. WORLD BANK

6 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SAMOA / SIDS IMF

At the Small Islands Developing States conference inSamoa, the Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) pledged the institution's continued support to small island developing states for their pursuit of sustainable economic development. UNTV

4 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SAMOA / PRINCE OF SALEAPAGA

The villagers of Siupapa, sub-village of Saleapaga, the Prime Minister of Samoa’s Village, are waiting in anticipation. A very rare ceremony is happening. During the Small Islands Conference in Samoa, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is visiting Siupapa – the village that has decided to name him not only a new “Matai”, chief – but also [...]

1 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / ARGENTINA DEFAULT

Commenting on Argentina's default, a UN spokesperson said "the Secretary-General's foremost concern is for the Argentine people", adding that "this case has raised crucial questions regarding sovereign debt restructuring processes. " UNIFEED-UNTV

31 Jul 2014 | Read More »

IMF / WORLD ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

The IMF's latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) Update says that the global recovery has continued but at an uneven pace, and that downside risks remain. Continued policy efforts are needed to secure a more robust recovery. IMF

24 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UNDP / HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT

UNDP's 2014 Human Development Report on vulnerability and resilience warns that 2.2 billion people are poor or near-poor and calls for universal provision of basic social services, and stronger policies for social protection and full employment to advance and secure development progress.  UNDP  

24 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GA / ARGENTINA DEBT

Argentina's minister of economy Axel Kicillof told members of the Group of 77 (G-77) and China that Argentina respects its international commitments and wants to pay its debt, but "they do not let her." UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Jun 2014 | Read More »

IMF / UKRAINE

The International Monetary Fund acknowledged Thursday that its $17 billion loan program to Ukraine is at risk, due to the interim government's lack of control of the eastern provinces. IMF

8 May 2014 | Read More »

 

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