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UN launches one stop shop for development finance
25 Oct 2018
A new UNCTAD-hosted portal aims to gather best practices to help plug the trillion-dollar annual gap in financing for the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Netherlands and UNCTAD sign $6m Strategic Partnership Agreement
23 Oct 2018
The Netherlands pledges $6 million over four years to support UNCTAD’s innovative investment and e-commerce activities, the partners announced at the World Investment Forum.
Global foreign direct investment flows fell sharply in 2017
6 Jun 2018
Negative trend is sign of slowdown in international production and global value chains, World Investment Report 2018 reveals.
Hydraulic fracturing? - not so fast, says new review of pros and cons
24 May 2018
Fracking remains controversial, but a dispassionate review of the pluses and minuses of shale gas extraction can shed light on pressing energy needs.
Benchmarking is a powerful tool to make mining responsible
25 Apr 2018
The initiator of the new Responsible Mining Index says he hopes it will fuel change by showcasing the best-in-class and spotlighting those that need to raise their game.
Cleaner gas could bridge transition to greener energy, experts say
24 Apr 2018
Though unpopular, fossil fuels will remain necessary for decades, experts say at UNCTAD's Global Commodities Forum. The energy transition must therefore include the less dirty alternative of natural gas.