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Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization and UNCTAD form strategic partnership
29 Nov 2012
The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization (CTO) and UNCTAD have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to boost the development effects of information and communication technology (ICT).
Assisting States in drafting better investment agreements
15 Oct 2012
A new UNCTAD publication, the sequel to the 1999 Pink Series paper on expropriation, analyses expropriation provisions in international investment agreements (IIAs) and their interpretation by arbitral tribunals. Moving beyond a merely descriptive role, the paper offers policy options to assist States in drafting IIA clauses that help to promote sustainable development.
Contributions to UNCTAD technical cooperation trust funds reach $20.8 million so far this year
26 Sep 2012
Despite the harsh economic climate, contributions from both donors and beneficiary countries have been received by UNCTAD for its technical cooperation trust funds for the implementation of a variety of projects to meet the needs of people, governments and the private sector in developing countries.
Launch of Trade and Development Report 2012: Policies for inclusive and balanced growth
13 Sep 2012
UNCTAD Report explores the links between income distribution, growth and development, arguing that inequality is neither a necessary condition for sound economic growth, nor its natural result. Pro-active fiscal and income policies to reduce income gaps influence economic growth.