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Secretary-General visits Jamaica on fiftieth anniversary of country’s independence
14 Nov 2012
UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi has today completed a three-day visit to Jamaica, during which he met with the country’s Governor-General and Prime Minister, and addressed a symposium on foreign trade.
UNCTAD and UNITAR offer online course on the Trade Dimension in United Nations Development Assistance Frameworks (UNDAFs)
30 Oct 2012
Some 130 representatives of governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), universities, and related institutions had signed up for the course as of 22 October.
FDI flows retreated in the first half of 2012, UNCTAD revises down its full year forecast
25 Oct 2012
In the first half of 2012, global foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows decline by 8 per cent compared with the same period of 2011. UNCTAD now projects that FDI flows will, at best, level-off in 2012.
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.