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Over Intransigence of Rich Countries, Developing Countries Win Mandate on Trade for Development

Deborah James | Posted 07.23.2016 | World
Deborah James

In the realm of institutions that govern the global economy, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) stands out. While the Int...

Attempted Hijacking: Trade for Development!

Deborah James | Posted 07.18.2016 | World
Deborah James

Rich Countries Work to Undermine Mandate UN's Premier "Trade for Development" Agency at 14th Conference of the United Nations Conference on Trade and ...

Political contests must not push Kenya over the precipice again

Siddharth Chatterjee | Posted 06.16.2016 | World
Siddharth Chatterjee

Protestors along a Kenyan street. Elections should not mean destroying every gain made over the previous years. PHOTO | TONNY OMONDI | NATION MEDIA GR...

Putting Stock in Climate Change Action

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 12.15.2015 | Impact
Melissa Jun Rowley

Many stock exchanges are listed as companies on their own exchange and have a responsibility to be a good corporate citizen in and of themselves and as a leader. How can they keep pushing forward?

Cutting Red Tape in Trade Supports Development

Mukhisa Kituyi | Posted 02.01.2015 | Business
Mukhisa Kituyi

World Trade Organization (WTO) members have opened the way for implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement, following a welcome breakthrough between India and the United States.

A New Approach to Profits: Creating Shared Value for Business and Society

Mukhisa Kituyi | Posted 12.09.2014 | Impact
Mukhisa Kituyi

As the world's social and environmental challenges multiply, committing to sustainability has moved higher up the corporate agenda.

The Price of Oil Is Rigged

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 10.05.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

There is no transparency whatsoever in the trading of oil on the commodity exchanges. We don't know who is taking positions and for whose account.

Victory at UNCTAD XIII

Deborah James | Posted 06.29.2012 | World
Deborah James

After a week of intense negotiations, civil society groups welcomed a rare victory on Thursday in the final Declaration of the UNCTAD XIII conference in Doha, Qatar.

Pushing For More and Better Development Assistance, One Letter at a Time

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Danielle Nierenberg

An interview with Asma Lateef, Director of the Bread for the World Institute, an anti-hunger advocacy organization.