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Debilitating exposure to the dangers to creditors and borrowers from undisclosed debt have prompted urgent calls for greater debt transparency. Yet, those warnings have so far gone unheeded. Public debt of low-income economies remains difficult to pin down either because data continue to be incompletely reported in official statistics or are hidden through confidentiality clauses. Debt in low-and middle-income economies has climbed to levels without precedent in modern times. Significant investment will be needed to sustain economic growth in the aftermath of Covid-19 ….. Read More

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, were adopted by the United Nations in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that by 2030 all people enjoy peace and prosperity. The 17 SDGs are integrated—they recognize that action in one area will affect outcomes in others, and that development must balance social, economic and environmental sustainability. Countries have committed to prioritize progress for those who’re furthest behind. The SDGs are designed to end poverty, hunger, AIDS, and discrimination against women and girls. The creativity, knowhow, technology and financial resources from all of society is necessary to achieve the SDGs in every context ….. Read More

Les petites entreprises informelles, d’artisanat, de commerce et de services de proximité, représentent le premier bassin d’emploi dans le monde et constituent la principale source de revenus pour des millions de personnes. Toutefois, ces activités sont très précaires. Sans soutien, elles ont peu de perspectives de survie et de croissance. Depuis 1998, les programmes d’appui à l’entrepreneuriat de l’IECD proposent des solutions permettant aux entrepreneurs locaux d’atteindre les compétences nécessaires au lancement et à la pérennisation de leur activité. Ainsi, ils peuvent dégager les revenus nécessaires aux besoins de leur famille et améliorer leurs conditions de vie ….. Read More

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