Guterres hails 60 years of UN trade and development action

The right to development is inextricably linked with trade which the world’s poorest countries - now “mired in debt” through no fault of their own - have every right to pursue on much fairer terms, UN chief António Guterres insisted on Wednesday. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2024/06/1150951
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Guterres hails 60 years of UN trade and development action
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SIDS drowning in debt and ‘running on empty’, warns Guterres in Antigua

SIDS drowning in debt and ‘running on empty’, warns Guterres in Antigua

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International financing is the fuel for sustainable development, but small island States are “running on empty” - drowning in debt and rising sea levels due to climate change and through no fault of their own.

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UN stands ready to support landlocked nations in pandemic recovery

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The UN system is standing in solidarity with landlocked developing countries, which lack access to vital trade links, and supporting them in their efforts to rebuild once the global coronavirus pandemic abates, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday. 

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Global Refugee Forum ends with bold pledges, solutions for displaced

Global Refugee Forum ends with bold pledges, solutions for displaced

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While some of the world’s poorest countries are welcoming refugees “with great hospitality”, the international community must match that generosity with far greater solidarity, UN chief António Guterres said on Friday.