24 Feb 2014 – UN kicks off International Year to raise profile of Small Island Developing Countries

While drawing attention to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, the International Year of Small Island Developing States – which kicked off today at the United Nations – is also a chance to address increasing environmental degradation, […]

21 Feb 2014 – UNCTAD and Government of Nepal launch online investment guide

An online guide to investing in Nepal was launched by UNCTAD and the Department of Industry of Nepal in Kathmandu. The guide aims at providing potential foreign investors with key business, legal and contact information, and at helping the Government […]

7 Feb 2014 -Angola’s LDC Graduation Book Released in Geneva

A digital book on the process of graduation of Angola from the list of the Least Developed Countries (LDC) was released Friday in Geneva, Switzerland. On the 240-page digital book, the Angolan economists and co-authors, Adelino Muxito and Gilberto António, […]

29 Jan 2014 – A quiet revolution: Women in Bangladesh

Women in Bangladesh have made major strides over the past decades, putting the South Asian country at the forefront among least-developed countries in addressing gender. Since the World Conference on Women in Mexico in 1975 – which was a milestone […]

24 Jan 2014 – Developing nations express dismay at “disappointing” EU climate package

The European Commission’s decision to propose a binding target to reduce carbon emissions 40% by 2030 has been welcomed by the UN’s climate chief. Christiana Figueres said it meant the EU was “on track”, adding on Twitter it was a […]