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Intergovernmental working group of experts on international standards of accounting and reporting, 41st session


Intergovernmental working group of experts on international standards of accounting and reporting, 41st session
06 - 08 November 2024
Room XVII , Palais des Nations
Geneva
, Switzerland

Since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015, the Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts has been playing a pivotal role in the harmonization of sustainability reporting frameworks and standards. Accounting and reporting on the financial and sustainability performance of public and private sector entities is a prerequisite for informed investment decision- making and remains high on the agenda of finance and investment policymakers.

The substantive agenda items for the forty-first session are as follows:

  • Review of progress in harmonization and practical implementation of sustainability reporting, assurance and ethical considerations.
     
  • Integrating reporting on the financial and sustainability performance of entities: Leveraging digitalization.
     

Additional topics will be considered under other business.

The session will be preceded by a consultative meeting on capacity-building needs for the effective implementation of sustainability reporting requirements to be held on 5 November 2024.
 

Participation

This meeting is open to all member States of UNCTAD. Other organizations, including specialized agencies, intergovernmental bodies and non-governmental organizations in the general category, may participate as observers.

The session will be held with physical participation in room XVII of the Palais des Nations.
 

Registration

Online registration is mandatory for all those wishing to attend the meeting and is required for inclusion in the list of participants.
 
 

16 May 2024
 

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Communications concerning representation:

UNCTAD Secretariat
Intergovernmental Outreach and Support Service
Palais des Nations
CH-1211 Geneva 10

E-mail: meetings@unctad.org

 

Enquiries concerning substantive issues:

Edvins Reisons
Accounting and Corporate Governance Section

E.: isar@unctad.org