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Technology and Innovation Report 2015 launched in Nairobi
23 Dec 2015
UNCTAD launched the flagship report on 16 December at an event organized with the Government of Kenya on the margins of the 10th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization.
Thailand needs to innovate to avoid 'middle income trap'
17 Sep 2015
Thailand needs to make strong efforts to foster innovation in order to be able to compete in higher value-added activities and avoid falling into the "middle-income trap", UNCTAD's Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (STIP) Review of Thailand has revealed.
5 Ways to Make the Taxation of Multinationals Fairer
7 Jul 2015
Written by Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
CSTD 18th Annual Session, 4-8 May
8 May 2015
The critical role of science, technology and innovation in transitioning from Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals and progress in the implementation outcomes of the 2005 World Summit on the Information Society were discussed at the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development.
Science, technology and innovation is essential for Thailand's competitiveness and sustainable development
7 May 2015
It is imperative for Thailand to make strong efforts to foster innovation in order to be able to compete in higher value-added activities and avoid falling into the "middle-income trap" according to a new policy review carried out by UNCTAD in collaboration with the Government of Thailand.
Urbanization - a challenge and an opportunity for developing countries
1 May 2015
More and more people in developing countries are living in cities but the next wave of urbanization need not be a threat to the betterment of their lives: indeed, an UNCTAD report says it presents an opportunity.
United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development, 4-8 May 2015
30 Apr 2015
This year's Commission will focus on two priority themes - Strategic foresight for the post-2015 development agenda and digital development - as well as the progress made in implementing the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
UNCTAD calls on Investment Promotion Agencies to act on sustainable development at G20 conference in Istanbul
28 Apr 2015
UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi has called on investment promotion agencies (IPAs) to do more to attract investment for sustainable development.
Member States and civil society examine questions raised at 2014 World Investment Forum
26 Mar 2015
Reform of the International Investment Agreements (IIA) regime returned to the UNCTAD agenda during a three day Expert Meeting in February, with member States and civil society calling for new approaches to drafting and implementing the agreements.