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Successful trade-in-biodiversity cases shown at CITES meeting
21 Dec 2018
UNCTAD's BioTrade Initiative champions companies whose business model benefits of both the planet's plants and animals and people.
UNCTAD releases its latest Investment Policy Monitor
7 Dec 2018
The new Monitor finds that 29 countries took 49 investment policy measures from May to October 2018. The ratio of new investment restrictions and regulations stood at 30 percent over the first ten months of 2018, which is the highest figure since 2010.
FDI gains strengthen Lebanon's position as a regional hub
5 Dec 2018
Cosmopolitan and well-located Lebanon aims to boost employment and drive development of the country's information economy through foreign investment.
Cabo Verde seeks 'all-inclusive' economic development
4 Dec 2018
A decade after the African island nation graduated from least developed country status, it now seeks to diversify foreign investment flows and strengthen local producer linkages.
Germany backs UNCTAD work to deliver goals of Africa trade deal
22 Nov 2018
A 1.6-million-euro German donation to UNCTAD will help the UN's trade and development body work with African partners to implement a landmark continental agreement on cross-border commerce.
Experts say trade in biodiversity offers win-win scenario
16 Nov 2018
The sustainable and innovative commercialization of native plants and animals can reduce poverty and protect resources, experts agreed in Egypt.
Microcredit condemned in 'definitive' book on what went wrong
7 Nov 2018
UNCTAD officials and other experts come together to pen a history of microcredit - and offer pointers to a better way of financing sustainable development.
Creative industries take centre stage at Bali conference
1 Nov 2018
Global conference follows United Nations meeting on how the creative economy can help countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Globalization backlash is clear but leaders say cooperation is key
23 Oct 2018
At World Investment Forum, four presidents, two prime ministers and four corporate leaders are downcast at splintering global scene but remain bullish about investment.