Hopeful trends cited for Africa 08 Jul -
Prospects for African economic growth look bright, the fifty-seventh executive session of UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Board has been told.
Secretary-General strikes note of caution at London launch of World Investment Report 03 Jul -
The World Investment Report post-launch seminar, which was held at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in London on Monday, 1 July, brought together representatives from UK Trade and Investment, the Department for International Development, think tanks such as the ODI, non-governmental organizations, and academia, to examine the findings of this year's report.
UNCTAD to assist Turkmenistan on WTO accession and Customs facilitation 01 Jul -
The Secretary-General of UNCTAD, Mr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, has met the First Deputy Head of the Cabinet of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, Mr. Rashit Meredov, on the margins of the ECOSOC session being held in Geneva, to discuss future collaboration in light of the country's intention to begin WTO accession.
International investment policymaking is in transition 20 Jun -
UNCTAD's fourth IIA Issues Note for this year looks at treaty termination rules in bilateral investment treaties (BITs). It finds that 1,300 BITs will have reached their "anytime termination stage" by the end of this year.