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UNCTAD and Islamic Development Bank join forces to spur sustainable investment
23 Jan 2023
They have developed principles to guide investment policies in accelerating progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals in 57 countries.
More investment needed to get global goals back on track, says UNCTAD chief
19 Jan 2023
At Davos forum, Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan calls for “true investments” to help a world in crisis keep the promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Countries to meet in Abu Dhabi for UNCTAD’s World Investment Forum
19 Jan 2023
The event to be held from 16 to 20 October 2023 will focus on increasing investment in sustainable development to tackle cascading global crises.
Netherlands commits $10 million for UNCTAD’s work on digital economy, business and investment facilitation
18 Jan 2023
The country’s ministry of foreign affairs, trade and development cooperation will provide the funds during the period 2023–2026
High food prices and strong US dollar are ‘double burden’ for developing countries, UNCTAD says
21 Dec 2022
As food becomes more expensive to import, it becomes even harder for developing countries to keep millions of people from going hungry.
Seychelles outlines strategy to boost entrepreneurship
19 Dec 2022
The East African island nation has launched a blueprint to equip entrepreneurs with the skills needed to build a knowledge-based and innovation-driven economy.
Hemp’s versatility and sustainability offer huge opportunities for developing countries
13 Dec 2022
A new UNCTAD report examines the plant’s economic, environmental and social potential
Project by UNCTAD port programme graduate saves fresh water in Malaysia
1 Dec 2022
A rainwater harvesting system proposed by Rabiah Nadir is helping Johor Port save fresh water, minimize chances of flooding and contribute to global goals.
UNCTAD awards Brazil, Egypt and Lesotho agencies for promoting sustainable investment in agriculture
14 Nov 2022
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the awards, which celebrate best practices in investment promotion.