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.
Top UN economists warn of crises of our own making if global 'megatrends' left unchecked
A report by the UN Economist Networks says climate change, inequalities, urbanization, rapid population changes and the technological revolution will shape our world over the course of this century and calls for an overhaul of the way policies are made.
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.
UN to explore role of science and technology policies in COVID-19 recovery
How science, technology and innovation can help build resilience to multiple shocks
Shamika N. Sirimanne, Director, Division on Technology and Logistics, and Clovis Freire, Economic Affairs Officer, UNCTAD
UN to boost health tech production for COVID-19
UN agencies launched the Tech Access Partnership in a joint effort to scale up local production of life-saving health technologies for COVID-19.
A.I. vs. COVID-19
Co-Founder & Chief Scientist, NNAISENSE and Scientific Director, Swiss AI Lab IDSIA and Professor of AI, USI & SUPSI, Switzerland