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Tenth UNCTAD-OECD Report on G20 Investment Measures released
18 Dec 2013
The report finds that G20 members, for the most part, have continued to honour their pledge not to introduce new restrictive policies for international investment.
2nd Biotrade Congress to focus on potential of biodiversity products for forest preservation
9 Dec 2013
Experts meeting in Geneva will discuss how the sale and trade of goods sustainably harvested from forests, if expanded, may preserve stands of timber as carbon "sinks" and thus mitigate climate change.
UNCTAD/UNDP workshop assists Lesotho on investment policy
22 Nov 2013
High-level government officials of Lesotho have been presented with a draft National Investment Policy and have discussed investment reforms, during a one-day workshop held in the capital, Maseru.
Latest UNCTAD Investment Policy Monitor released
12 Nov 2013
From January through October 2013, the overall share of more restrictive or regulatory investment policies continued to increase to reach 32 percent. At the international level, the trend to negotiate regional investment agreements continues.
Secretary-General strikes note of caution at London launch of World Investment Report
4 Jul 2013
The World Investment Report post-launch seminar, which was held at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in London on Monday, 1 July, brought together representatives from UK Trade and Investment, the Department for International Development, think tanks such as the ODI, non-governmental organizations, and academia, to examine the findings of this year's report.
Special edition of UNCTAD's Investment Policy Monitor focuses on the screening of cross-border M&As
19 Jun 2013
UNCTAD finds that a considerable share of cross-border M&As have been withdrawn for regulatory or political reasons.
Mozambique discusses plans to boost its attraction of investment
2 May 2013
A high-level delegation from Mozambique told the Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission Tuesday that its Government supports the recommendations made in UNCTAD's Investment Policy Review of the country, which call - among other things - for reforms to investment law.
UNCTAD participates in Annual Investment Meeting in Dubai
1 May 2013
In his keynote address at this major conference, UNCTAD's Deputy Secretary-General reviewed the implications of the global economic slowdown for foreign direct investment (FDI).
Djibouti officials pledge reforms as final version of Investment Policy Review is unveiled
1 May 2013
High-level representatives of the Government of Djibouti said Tuesday that the recommendations in UNCTAD's Investment Policy Review (IPR) of the country - including adoption of a new investment code based on international best practices - will be put into effect.
Investment Policy Review on Mongolia presented and steps to diversify from, capitalize on mining boom recommended
28 Mar 2013
An UNCTAD Investment Policy Review (IPR) which recommends that Mongolia take steps to capitalize on the big development opportunities presented in recent years by foreign investment in mining has been discussed with the country's Prime Minister and high-level Government officials.