COVID-19: Global trade value chains, taxation and recovery
How Africa can curb illicit financial flows to strengthen economies post COVID-19
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Curb capital flight to help fund COVID-19 response in Africa
Written by Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD
How to beat the lack of data on illicit outflows draining Africa of capital and tax
Written by Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Africa could gain $89 billion annually by curbing illicit financial flows
UNCTAD’s Economic Development in Africa Report 2020 says stopping illicit capital flight could almost cut in half the annual financing gap of $200 billion that the continent faces to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
COVID-19: UNCTAD warns of ‘lost decade’ if countries adopt austerity
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2020 says coordinated public action is urgently needed for a better economic recovery.
Bold public spending only way to recover better from COVID-19
Raising wages, squeezing corporate rents key to recovery from COVID-19
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2020 warns that the global economy has grown more fragile, marred by deeper inequalities.
COVID-19 devastates Palestine’s shattered economy
Under occupation, the Palestinian National Authority lacks the policy space and economic tools to deal with the massive challenge posed by the pandemic.
Nations to meet in Barbados to chart new path for post-coronavirus economic recovery
UNCTAD15, the UN trade and development body's fifteenth quadrennial conference, will take place under the theme “From inequality and vulnerability to prosperity for all” as the world seeks solutions for a global new normal.