Development Policy and Analysis


The United Nations works on emerging cross-sectoral development issues and on international cooperation for development. It serves as a think-tank for development economics, supporting countries’ integration into the world economy and successfully works towards the goals and targets of the UN Development Agenda.

It monitors and analyses global economic trends and prospects and formulates advice for global macroeconomic policy coordination. It also analyses long-term development trends and prepares policy advice on the international development agenda, including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Please visit as well the Modelling Tools for Sustainable Development Policies Website, an interactive platform for policy analysts to address the complex interrelations underlying sustainable development.

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