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Sweden contributes $2.5 million to UNCTAD programme on investment
7 Dec 2012
The Government of Sweden is to contribute 18.3 million Swedish kronor (about US$2.5 million) to UNCTAD's Capacity-Building in Investment for Development project.
UNCTAD and University of Geneva launch joint Sustainability Research Centre
30 Nov 2012
UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi and University of Geneva Rector Jean-Dominique Vassalli have announced the creation of the Sustainability Research Centre, a joint virtual research centre to facilitate collaboration between the two organizations in the area of corporate social responsibility.
Latest UNCTAD Investment Policy Monitor released
26 Nov 2012
A significant dichotomy in national investment policymaking was observed during the review period (June-October 2012). With regard to international investment policies, the trend towards more regional international investment agreements (IIAs) continued.
LDC report highlights remittances, ''brain drain''
26 Nov 2012
The Least Developed Countries Report 2012 focuses on how the world’s poorest countries can benefit further from the billions of dollars their ex-patriots send home from jobs overseas – and on how to counteract “brain drain.”
Putting the Rio corporate social responsibility agenda into action: Inter-agency Roundtable on CSR
13 Nov 2012
On 6 November 2012, UNCTAD, the International Labour Organization and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development hosted the second annual Inter-agency Roundtable on CSR. This annual event brings together corporate social responsibility (CSR) specialists from international organizations and national governments, along with select civil society representatives, to discuss current trends in CSR.
UNCTAD, GIZ and BMZ break new ground on Corporate Social Responsibility training for emerging country TNCs
27 Sep 2012
UNCTAD’s Investment and Enterprise Division, in collaboration with, and with funding from, GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) and BMZ (German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development), has launched a project on responsible business in emerging markets.
UNCTAD S-G urges stronger corporate governance in wake of financial crisis
13 Jul 2012
Noting that the impact of the global financial crisis on the world economy has underscored the interconnectedness of the health of large global enterprises and the livelihoods of ordinary people, UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi has called for strengthening of oversight by corporate directors on behalf of their shareholders.
UK Trade and Investment Minister welcomes UNCTAD World Investment Report
9 Jul 2012
"This is a fantastic vote in the future of the British economy and British businesses," said Lord Stephen Green, UK Trade and Investment Minister, as the World Investment Report placed the UK top in Europe and second in the world for attracting inward investment, after the United States.
UNCTAD World Investment Report 2012 launched
5 Jul 2012
UNCTAD's flagship publication, World Investment Report 2012: Towards a New Generation of Investment Policies, was launched today in Geneva by Dr. James Zhan, Director of the Investment and Enterprise Division, as well as by staff and collaborators worldwide. UNCTAD Secretary-General, Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi will present the Report at a roundtable in London tomorrow.