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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.
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.
CSTD concludes with two draft resolutions for ECOSOC
30 May 2012
The 15th session of the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) convened in Geneva from 21 to 25 May 2012, recommended to the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for adoption, two draft resolutions, on Science and Technology for Development, and on the follow-up to the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).