We are uniquely equipped to speed progress to sustainable economic growth that leaves no one behind. We translate the ambitions of the Sustainable Development Goals into advice and action that yield concrete results. We do this by working on:
We assist African countries to achieve sustainable development by providing policy advice, technical assistance and mobilizing international support for the continent.
We support countries to break away from commodity dependence by diversifying their economies and strengthening non-commodity activities.
Debt and development finance
We support effective debt management in countries as an intrinsic part of sound public financial management and overall good governance.
E-commerce and the digital economy
We enhance the capacities of developing countries to harness the evolving digital economy for more inclusive development.
We promote gender mainstreaming as a key element to achieving inclusive and sustainable development.
We help countries attract foreign direct investment into areas where needs are greatest, to ensure prosperity for all.
Least developed countries
We support the least developed countries to achieve structural economic transformation, increase productive capacity, reduce poverty and build resilience to adverse factors
We support countries to ensure sound macroeconomic management drives efforts to deliver on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Small island developing states
We advocate urgent and concrete action to address the vulnerability of small island developing States through resilience-building and other special support measures.
We help countries in the global south harness the opportunities to trade and exchange resources, technology and knowledge between them.
We support governments to implement trade-led growth strategies and integrate into the multilateral trading system.
We monitor trends and provide evidence-based analysis to make international trade an engine for sustainable development.
Training and capacity building
We provide capacity-building services to strengthen public and private sector professionals’ knowledge and skills for sustainable development.
Transport, logistics and trade facilitation
We support countries in implementing sustainable and resilient freight transportation and logistics services to enhance trade.