The challenges to financing for development are greatest in the countries with the most to lose from declining trust in multilateralism: the least developed countries. This year’s The Least Developed Countries
<p>The Information Economy Report 2010: ICT, Enterprises and Poverty Alleviation is the fifth in the flagship series published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
This Policy Brief states that developing countries, although facing considerable costs, can also generate new income if they adapt their development strategies to the requirements of climate change mitigation.
The ongoing global financial and economic crisis has the potential to usher in a period of a global recession that may seriously undermine all countries
The report highlights three specific areas in which the global economy experienced systemic failures. While there are many more facets to the crisis, UNCTAD examines here some of those that it considers to be the core areas to be tackled immediately by international economic policy-makers because they can only be addressed through recognition of their multilateral dimensions.