As part of its fiftieth anniversary celebrations, UNCTAD held a special event to look at the importance of monetary remittances for developing countries, and how to make sending them cheaper.
UNCTAD's Economic Development in Africa Report 2014, launched on 3 July, shows that there are structural problems in the pattern of growth in Africa and that these require a move away from consumption to coherent investment policies.
Following the 2008 financial crisis, trade, investment and tax rules still favour elites and transnational corporations, Public Symposium hears.
Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi welcomes new funds from Sweden that will be used to boost UNCTAD's technical assistance to developing countries which are implementing the Bali accord.
UNCTAD held a panel discussion with the secretariat of the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) about the consequences for West African countries of the WTO's Bali Trade Facilitation Agreement in Banjul, the Gambia, on 17 June 2014.
The 2014 edition of UNCTAD's flagship World Investment Report, launched in June, sparks interest from policymakers looking ahead to the Sustainable Development Goals and how to achieve them.
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