We work with countries to help their small and medium-sized enterprises grow in a sustainable manner and compete in the global economy.
Developing countries need more support to cope with new global sustainability reporting standards
Rapid changes in global standard-setting put new strains on regulators, institutions and professional bodies in countries with weaker accounting and reporting ecosystems.
Putting down long-term roots in Angola’s entrepreneurial ecosystem
A national trainer programme is increasing the local ownership and sustainability of an EU-funded UNCTAD project in the southern African nation.
UNCTAD names winners of ISAR Honours 2021
The ISAR awards have grown from strength to strength, with nearly 150 nominated for the awards by organizations from 40 countries representing six geographical regions, since they were launched in 2018.
Los emprendedores en Bután ya pueden abrir un negocio en menos de un minuto
Una nueva plataforma gubernamental que emplea la tecnología de ventanilla única de la UNCTAD, permite el registro de empresas en un tiempo récord, apoyando los medios de subsistencia de sus ciudadanos durante la crisis de COVID-19.
Events and meetings
Intergovernmental working group of experts on international standards of accounting and reporting, 38th session
UNCTAD-ISAR – IAAER Workshop Impact of COVID 19 on company financial and sustainability reporting
Regional Workshop on Enabling policy framework for enterprise sustainability and SDG reporting in Latin America
Documents and publications
Reports of the UN Secretary-General
Resolución 75/211 : Iniciativa empresarial para el desarrollo sostenible
A/RES/75/211 - 29 Dic 2020