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Women entrepreneurs take the spotlight at the World Investment Forum 2023
19 Oct 2023
UNCTAD’s 8th Women in Business Awards honoured successful entrepreneurs from developing countries who are driving positive change for people and the planet.
Agrifood sector must be a priority for global foreign direct investment
18 Oct 2023
UNCTAD's 8th World Investment Forum underscored the sector's pivotal role in bridging the $4 trillion annual investment gap developing countries face to achieve the Global Goals, especially for food security and biodiversity protection.
UNCTAD urges channelling net-zero finance to support the energy transition in developing economies
17 Oct 2023
It issued the call at the 8th World Investment Forum, underscoring the vital need for capital in developing countries, where substantial growth opportunities exist.
Agencies win awards for promoting investment in the energy transition
16 Oct 2023
The 8th World Investment Forum unveils the winners of the UN Investment Promotion Awards 2023, celebrating their success in supercharging climate action.
Urgent action needed to transform agrifood systems
16 Oct 2023
With over 735 million people facing hunger globally, $680 billion is needed annually from now until 2030 to revamp agrifood systems in low and middle-income countries.
World Investment Forum 2023: Global leaders urge action for sustainable development
16 Oct 2023
The UN Secretary-General calls for the public and private sectors to deliver $500 billion a year in affordable, long-term financing to developing countries.
World Investment Forum 2023: Stakes high as global leaders gather to unlock sustainable development finance
12 Oct 2023
The UNCTAD forum brings together over 8,000 participants, heads of state, government ministers, sovereign wealth fund managers, private sector executives, stock exchanges, media, academics, investment treaty negotiators and heads of international organizations in more than 130 events to revitalize investments to meet development needs.
World Investment Forum to mobilize financing for climate, energy, health and food
12 Sep 2023
More than 7,000 stakeholders from 160 countries will convene in Abu Dhabi from 16 to 20 October to revitalize global investment flows across critical sectors.
UNCTAD's 8th World Investment Forum partners with COP28 to advance dialogue on climate finance and investment
28 Aug 2023
COP28’s second preparatory Global Dialogue and Investment-Focused Event will be held together with the forum, taking place in Abu Dhabi in October.