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A step forward for continent if transport, utilities, capital and the right rules of commerce are put in place
28 Dec 2019
Written by Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Côte d'Ivoire banks on reforms to improve investment climate
4 Dec 2019
UNCTAD proposes measures to create sustainable and inclusive long-term growth and address the most pressing development issues facing Ivorians.
Special Investment Policy Monitor indicates that cases where governments rejected foreign investment for national security reason have gained prominence
3 Dec 2019
Distinct FDI screening procedures for national security purposes have become an important investment policy tool in recent years, particularly in developed and emerging economies, reflecting rising political concerns in this area.
Twenty-second UNCTAD-OECD Report on G20 Investment Measures released
21 Nov 2019
The joint UNCTAD-OECD Report, released today, reveals that investment policy making in G20 members has slowed down further during the reporting period (mid-May to mid-October 2019). Only a few G20 Members took investment policy action, and the number of measures was low.
World's poorest countries should take a leading role in directing external aid to development
19 Nov 2019
For the least developed countries to attain the Sustainable Development Goals, they should take ownership of their development agenda and manage the allocation of external development finance in alignment with their national development priorities.
Chad can unlock more investments by diversifying its economy
12 Nov 2019
Higher investment flows could be realized through agriculture and livestock sectors, UNCTAD review shows.
Armenia can aim for several "billion-dollar" export activities by attracting more investment
12 Nov 2019
UNCTAD's investment policy review of Armenia says more reforms are needed to improve the investment climate and achieve economic revolution.
Lao PDR on track to meet least developed country graduation criteria for a second time
23 Oct 2019
UNCTAD in collaboration with the government and the United Nations Resident Coordinator Office for Lao PDR organized a workshop to discuss the vulnerability profile for the nation.
5 ways you can use your buying power to protect our biodiversity
3 Oct 2019
Biodiversity is our world. It's all around us. It's the air we breathe and the food we eat. A rich biodiversity helps the fight against the climate crisis.