UNCTAD issues new investment facilitation advice 23 Sep -
While analysts warning that the global investment slowdown will have repercussions for the global economy, UNCTAD has updated its advice on investment facilitation, helping countries to make it easier for investors to establish or expand their investments, as well as conduct their day-to-day business.
Trade can help fix migrant crisis 19 Sep -
Ahead of the United Nations Summit for Refugees and Migrants, UNCTAD Secretary-General, Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, says that although trade has lifted billions out of poverty, the migrant crisis reminds us that we still have lots of work to do.
UNCTAD helps protect consumers in the era of Airbnb 13 Sep -
Visitors to this year's Rio Olympics might have been grateful for Airbnb. Formed eight years ago in a San Francisco bedroom, the room-rental platform now has more than 2,000,000 listings in 191 countries. In Brazil, it helped fill a shortfall of rooms for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Nearly 60 stock exchanges sign up to UN sustainability initiative 07 Sep -
Stock exchanges are increasingly supporting progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations' Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative said on Wednesday, describing how more and more stock exchanges are joining the initiative.