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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Investment Policy Review Colombia UNITED NATIONS Geneva, July 2006ii Note UNCTAD serves as the focal point within the United Nations Secretariat for all matters related to foreign direct investment … This function was formerly carried out by the United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations (1975-1992 … UNCTAD’s work is carried out through intergovernmental deliberations, research and analysis, technical assistance activities, seminars …
Date: 31 Dec 2005 Size: 1MB

INTERSESSIONAL PANEL OF THE UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT (CSTD) Geneva, Switzerland 6-8 November 2017 Contribution of Turkey to the CSTD 2017-18 priority theme on ‘The role of science, technology and innovation to increase substantially the share of renewable energy by 2030’ DISCLAIMER: The views presented here are the contributors' and do not necessarily reflect the views and position of the United Nations or the United Nations Conference on Trade and …
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agenda item for the third meeting of the IGE on ecommerce: The value and role of data in electronic commerce (e-commerce) and the digital economy and its implications for inclusive trade and development (Item 3 of the provisional agenda, TD/B/EDE/3/1 of 23 January 2019) As the provisional agenda correctly states: Data are playing an increasing role in e-commerce and the digital economy, in a context of digital and data divides within and between countries …
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Indicators of consumer protection and empowerment in the digital world Results and recommendations of a feasibility study 15 March 2017 © Baramee /FotoliaIndicators of consumer protection and empowerment in the digital world 2 Commissioned by: Federation of German Consumer Organisations Markgrafenstr … It was presented at the G20 Consumer Summit, which was hosted by the German Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection in the context of the German G20 Presidency on 15 March 2017 …
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No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means, including information storage and retrieval systems, without permission in writing from the publisher, except by reviewers, who may quote brief passages in a review … ISBN (978-976-635-105-2) (Print edition) ISBN (978-976-635-104-5) (Ebook/Electronic edition) Printed in Saint Lucia Published by the Economic Affiars and Regional Integration Division OECS Commission staff.earid@oecs.int; oecs@oecs.int …
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UNCTAD/RMT(2000)/1 UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT REVIEW OF MARITIME TRANSPORT 2000 Report by the UNCTAD secretariat NOTE The Review of Maritime Transport is a recurrent publication prepared by the UNCTAD secretariat since 1968 with the aim of fostering the transparency of maritime markets and analysing relevant developments … Any factual or editorial corrections that may prove necessary based on comments made by Governments would be reflected in a corrigendum to be issued …
Date: 12 Apr 2000 Size: 1MB

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Investment Policy Review Rwanda UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, 2006Investment Policy Review of Rwanda 71 III … FDI STRATEGY A. Introduction Rwanda faces tremendous development challenges … The lack of transformation of the economy over the past decades implies that most of the population derives its income or subsistence from agriculture … At the same time, the rising population, land pressure, erosion and mode of exploitation imply that labour …
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The focus of the discussions in this room over the next few days will be … specific aspects of its work, 3 concern STI – 38 (v), on STI including STI policy reviews, 55 (u), on the development gains from the digital economy and e-commerce, and 100 (r) on the establishment of the IGE on e-commerce and the digital economy … Concerning our mandates on ICTs, e-commerce and the digital economy, I have already mentioned the publication of our Information Economy Report 2017, that addressed the impact of …
Date: 20 Nov 2017 Size: 243KB

By Bionda Fonseca-Hoeve, Michele Marius, Shernon Osepa, Jane Coffin, and Michael Kende Unleashing the Internet in the Caribbean Removing Barriers to Connectivity and Stimulating Better Access in the Region February 2017 iStock.com/ClaudiadUnleashing the Internet in the Caribbean – Stimulating Better Access in the Region internetsociety.org @internetsociety 1 Table of Contents Letter from the President … The use of the Internet permeates every aspect of living, working and doing business; for …
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An African Digital Structural Transformation 16 April 2018, 10:00 – 11:30, UNCTAD Room XXVI, Geneva, Switzerland UNCTAD E-commerce Week ½ Organised by South Africa Recognising the rapid but uneven development of digital commerce, as well as a range … Policy frameworks for digital upgrading, e-commerce readiness and industrialisation in Africa 10:00 AM – Introduction by convener and moderator Xavier Carim, Ambassador, South African Permanent Mission to the WTO, Geneva 10:05 AM – Speaker from the …
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Digital Transformation Scoreboard 2018 EU businesses go digital: Opportunities, outcomes and uptake Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs2 Digital Transformation Scoreboard Digital Transformation Scoreboard 2018: EU businesses go digital: Opportunities, outcomes and uptake About the Digital Transformation Monitor The … The Digital Transformation Scoreboard 2018 shows the progress made by Member States in terms of digital technology integration …
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ASIAN FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT IN AFRICA Towards a New Era of Cooperation among Developing Countries UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, 2007 United Nations United Nations Development Programmeii Asian Foreign Direct Investment in Africa: Towards a New Era of Cooperation among Developing Countries NOTE As the focal point in the United Nations system for investment and technology, and building on 30 years of experience in these areas, UNCTAD, through its Division on Investment, Technology and …
Date: 31 Jan 2007 Size: 1MB

Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-Commerce and the Digital Economy Second session 18-20 April 2018 Geneva Contribution by MADAGASCAR The views expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of UNCTAD … Written contributions Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy Second session Geneva, Switzerland, 18–20 Avril 2018 À l'inverse des pays développés, les pays en développement ont besoin de faire des efforts tant …
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U N I T E D N AT I O N S C O N F E R E N C E O N T R A D E A N D D E V E LO P M E N T E C O N O M I C C O M M I S S I O N F O R L AT I N A M E R I C A A N D T H E C A R I B B E A N Peru New York and Geneva, 2011ii Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review -Peru UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2010/2 Copyright © United Nations, 2011 All rights reserved … Printed in SwitzerlandPREFACE iii Preface The purpose of UNCTAD’s science, technology and innovation policy reviews is to assist governments in developing …
Date: 19 Jun 2011 Size: 7MB

SERVICES, TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENTUNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT New York and Geneva, 2011 MINA MASHAYEKHI MARCELO OLARREAGA GUIDO PORTOii SERVICES, TRADE & DEVELOPMENT DISCLAIMER The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status …
Date: 23 Nov 2011 Size: 4MB

UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT ASSESSMENT OF PROGRESS IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROGRAMME OF ACTION FOR LDCs FOR THE DECADE 2001-2010: UNCTAD’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE MID-TERM REVIEW PROGRESS MADE, RESULTS ACHIEVED AND LESSONS LEARNED United Nations New York and Geneva, 2006 Progress towards PoA targets ii Note Symbols of United Nations documents are composed of capital letters with figures … Mention of such a symbol indicates a reference to a United Nations document …
Date: 08 Jan 2006 Size: 500KB

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development World Investment Report United Nations New York and Geneva, 2004 2004 The Shift Towards ServicesANNEXES262 World Investment Report 2004: The Shift Towards ServicesANNEX A 263 Annex figure A.I.1. FDI flows, by sector, 1989-1991 and 2001-2002 Source: UNCTAD … a Or the latest three year period average available.264 World Investment Report 2004: The Shift Towards Services Annex figure A.I.2. FDI inflows as a percentage of GDP in selected developed …
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Drafted in December 1944, the Convention also illustrates a sentiment that underpins the construction of … Michael Gill ATAG Executive Director Geneva, October 2018 INTRODUCTION Open skies, open minds3 AVIATION BENEFITS BEYOND BORDERS Key facts and figures from the world of air transport EXECUTIVE SUMMARY4 AVIATION BENEFITS BEYOND BORDERS 65.5 million 3.6 … The figures in Aviation: Benefits Beyond Borders should be viewed as a snapshot of the aviation sector in 2016-2018 and not as part of a trend …
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UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT Geneva REVIEW OF MARITIME TRANSPORT, 2002 Report by the UNCTAD secretariat UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, 2002 UNCTAD/RMT/2002 including Corr.1ii Review of Maritime Transport, 2002 NOTE The Review of Maritime Transport is a recurrent publication prepared by the UNCTAD secretariat since 1968 with the aim of fostering the transparency of maritime markets and analysing relevant developments … Any factual or editorial corrections that may prove …
Date: 18 Dec 2002 Size: 1MB

1 Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy, Third session Written Contribution The Value and Role of Data in e-Commerce and the Digital Economy, and its Implications for Inclusive Trade and Development Introduction The digital economy is based on …
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