13 May 11 - Continued cooperation between UNCTAD and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
Strategies for improving the effects of the investment in least developed countries (LDCs) were the common theme of the two events jointly organized in Istanbul, 10 May.
UNCTAD and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) organized two joint events on 10 May in Istanbul, during the Fourth United Nations Least Developed Countries Conference. Both meetings were opened by the respective Secretaries-General, Supachai Panitchpakdi (UNCTAD) and Jean-Guy Carrier (ICC), who pointed to the longstanding fruitful cooperation between the two organizations.
Participants of both events emphasized the high added value of the investment guides jointly prepared by UNCTAD and ICC, and recommended that their number and diffusion be substantially increased.