Economy
New York, Oct 3(Just Earth News): The benefits of digitalization to people's lives are enormous, but 'winner-takes-all' dynamics in the digital economy creates a risk of widening income inequalities, says a report released on Monday by a United Nations entity dealing with trade, investment and development. more
Put people before profits, UN urges in annual trade report

New York, Sept 15(Just Earth News): Noting that the world economy in 2017 “is picking up but not taking off,” a new United Nations trade and development report has cautioned against fisc ...

In Ethiopia, UN agency chiefs say more investment is needed to bolster drought-prone areas

New York, Sept 6(Just Earth News): More investment is needed in long-term projects to protect people in developing countries from droughts, the heads of the United Nations food agencies on T ...

Latin America and Caribbean at difficult juncture as foreign direct investment shrinks – UN

New York, Aug 17(Just Earth News): The United Nations Latin America commission has reported that foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to the region declined by 7.9 per cent to $167.043 bi ...

Tourism key to foster trade for least developed countries – UN-backed report

New York, July 13(Just Earth News): A United Nations-backed report released on Thursday stressed the need for greater recognition of tourism as a key service export in order to attract techn ...

Eleven global banks partner with UN to make financial markets more climate transparent

New York, July 12(Just Earth News): Representing over $7 trillion, eleven major financial institutions around the globe have joined forces with the United Nations to promote climate transpar ...

Switzerland tops world innovation index; India and other emerging markets on the rise – UN agency

New York, June 16(Just Earth News): Innovation is a key development tool that could boost economies and provide a way out of the growing squeeze on the world's food resources – one of the ...

As booming digital economy sprints past poor countries, UN report urges closing investment divide

New York, June 8(Just Earth News): Even though digital multinational enterprises – Internet and e-commerce platforms such as Uber, Instagram and Facebook – witnessed “dramatic” growt ...

Panama’s financial reform agenda must prioritize combating tax evasion – UN expert

New York, May 12(Just Earth News): Following last year’s leak of confidential financial documents from a Panama law firm, a United Nations rights expert yesterday called on the countries ...

New UN study makes 'strong' economic case for Africa's investment in green energy

New York, May 5(Just Earth News): Charting data from 54 African countries, a new UN atlas reveals the continent's energy potential; revealing that investment in renewable energy would streng ...