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UNCTAD issues new investment facilitation advice
23 Sep 2016
While analysts warning that the global investment slowdown will have repercussions for the global economy, UNCTAD has updated its advice on investment facilitation, helping countries to make it easier for investors to establish or expand their investments, as well as conduct their day-to-day business.
Cities need to institutionalize investment promotion and facilitation to attract investment for development
22 Jul 2016
UNCTAD and UN-Habitat convene leaders to explore means of mobilizing finance required for cities.
UNCTAD, UNAIDS, and African Union Health and Trade Ministers sign Nairobi Statement on Investment in Access to Medicines
22 Jul 2016
UNCTAD Secretary General Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, UNAIDS Executive Director Mr. Michel Sidibé, African Union Commissioner for Trade and Industry, Ms. Fatima Acyl, and Drs. Cleopa Mailu and Rob Davies, respectively Cabinet Secretary of the Health Ministry in Kenya and South Africa’s Minister of Trade and Industry signed the Nairobi Statement on Investment in Access to Medicines at a meeting of the World Investment Forum, held in the context of the fourteenth UNCTAD ministerial in Nairobi, Kenya this week.
Investment promotion agencies honoured at UNCTAD14
19 Jul 2016
IPAs from India, Lesotho, and South Africa win UNCTAD Investment Promotion Awards at the World Investment Forum in Nairobi, Kenya
UNCDF and UNCTAD Renew Joint Work on Sustainable Development in the Least Developed Countries
27 May 2016
The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and UNCTAD have announced a commitment to strengthen their joint work on policy research and analysis; technical cooperation; and capacity building. Working more closely together, they aim to improve further their support for the world's 48 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) from the earliest stages of implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
UN family strengthens framework to deliver as one on trade and productive capacity building
24 May 2016
UNCTAD Deputy-Secretary-General, Joakim Reiter, and ILO Deputy Director-General for Policy, Deborah Greenfield, opened an information session for Geneva-based delegates on the establishment of a global Multi-Donor Trust Fund to support the UN Inter-Agency Cluster on Trade and Productive Capacity.
International Chamber of Commerce and UNCTAD pledge to work together on 2030 Development Agenda
22 Jan 2016
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and UNCTAD have pledged to strengthen their work maximizing the benefits of international trade and investment for economic and social development, and laid out plans for new collaborative efforts to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in September 2015.