In recent years, fractures and fault lines have deepened across the world economy, compromising the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. These include widening inequalities that have fuelled popular discontent with globalization, deepening digital divides and uneven vulnerabilities to climate change.
In his report to the fifteenth quadrennial conference to be held in Barbados in October 2021, the UNCTAD Secretary-General sets down a roadmap for health, productivity, prosperity and fixing a fractured global economy scarred by the coronavirus pandemic.
UNCTAD Secretary-General and Barbados Prime Minister committed to an in-person meeting of nations in October 2021 in Bridgetown for UNCTAD15.
Science, technology, and innovation set to boost post COVID-19 recovery as the continent seeks to tap its energy and agricultural sectors as tools for development and growth with UNCTAD’s help.
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