27 septembre 2012Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) commits to promoting sustainability
At the Rio+20 ‘Earth Summit’ in June, UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi issued an open invitation to stock exchanges around the world to commit to promoting sustainable investment. The Board of Directors of BSE has welcomed this idea and signed the Sustainable Stock Exchanges voluntary commitment.
27 septembre 2012Civil Society reps affirm support for UNCTAD, to remain engaged
Representatives of key civil society organizations and networks that were actively involved in the UNCTAD XIII conference in Doha, Qatar in April this year, called on UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi yesterday to reiterate their continuing support for the organization and their intention to remain closely engaged in the implementation of its mandates.
27 septembre 2012UNCTAD taking surveys for e-commerce legal harmonization in ASEAN
Together with the ASEAN Secretariat and the ASEAN Telecommunications and IT Senior Officials (TELSOM) Working Groups, UNCTAD is currently undertaking a review of e-commerce laws harmonization in the ten member countries of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN). Surveys have been sent to the member Governments and the private sector.
27 septembre 2012UNCTAD S-G meets with civil society representatives
Representatives of non-governmental and civil society organizations active in the field of trade and development met with UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi yesterday and expressed support for the implementation of the UNCTAD work programme emanating from the mandates of the UNCTAD XIII conference in Doha, Qatar in April of this year.