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Secretary-General briefs Investment Commission on recent developments
25 Nov 2012
UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi says that foreign investment flows are less robust than hoped, but that there is an encouraging shift towards investment that can support sustainable economic growth.
MCX Stock Exchange commits to promoting sustainability
22 Nov 2012
The CEO of MCX Stock Exchange answers UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi’s call to action and signs the Sustainable Stock Exchanges voluntary commitment to promoting sustainable investment.
UNCTAD paper examines trade policy and gender inequality in three countries
7 Nov 2012
The study, which provides a review of the situation in Cape Verde, the Gambia and Lesotho, is a contribution to global consultations on how to approach development issues after 2015.
8th UNCTAD-OECD Report on G20 Investment Measures Released
31 Oct 2012
While G20 members continued to honour their pledge not to introduce new restrictive investment measures, a closer look at current developments reveals a more nuanced picture.
Women in Cape Verde deserve more opportunities to contribute to country's development, workshop participants say
18 Sep 2012
A national workshop in Cape Verde concluded that the impact of macro-economic policies is not "gender neutral," and that women in Cape Verde should be granted more opportunities to contribute to the development and economic growth of their country.
Women gaining through trade liberalization in Lesotho, but some issues remain
24 Aug 2012
The UNCTAD study titled "Who is benefiting from trade liberalization in Lesotho? A gender perspective" has been published. This report aims to critically assess the gender implications of Lesotho's trade-led productive transformation.
Chinese firms urged to avoid past mistakes of Western multinationals in Africa
23 Aug 2012
Delivering the keynote address at the opening ceremony of the 2012 China Overseas Investment Summit in Hong Kong yesterday, UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi urged Chinese business leaders to avoid the mistakes made by Western multinationals in Africa, and to take corporate social responsibility seriously.
Norway to audit debt on basis of UNCTAD principles
23 Aug 2012
The Minister of International Development of Norway, H.E. Mr. Heikki Holmås, announced last Friday that Norway would carry out an audit of developing countries’ debts to Norway, and a review of the loans that Norway has made, on the basis of the Principles on Promoting Responsible Sovereign Lending and Borrowing consolidated by UNCTAD.