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Technology opens new opportunity, policy makers must prepare for disruption
26 Sep 2016
With global growth now in its sixth flat year, many political leaders - including those that gathered for the G20 Summit in Hangzhou earlier this month - are looking to technology to create jobs and other economic opportunities.
Experts meet to examine debt management in an increasingly unstable global economy
23 Nov 2015
With a growing mountain of global debt remaining at the heart of a highly fragile worldwide economy, experts are meeting in Geneva at the 10th UNCTAD Debt Management Conference on 23–25 November in a context of heightened alerts about threats to future debt sustainability in many emerging and developing economies. Global debt reached an astounding $199 trillion in 2014, up from $21 trillion in 1984.
Debate: Harnessing science and technology to spur development
6 Jun 2013
Ministerial roundtable meetings have discussed how to use the information society and scientific and technological advances to speed economic progress in developing countries.
UNCTAD report calls for harnessing the potential of south-south technological collaboration
31 Oct 2012
The Technology and Innovation Report 2012, subtitled Innovation, Technology and South-South Collaboration, was launched today.
UNCTAD, OECD, WTO join forces to organize Global Value Chains conference in Beijing
10 Sep 2012
A high-level Conference on "Global Value Chains in the 21st Century" is being organized jointly by UNCTAD, the OECD and the WTO in partnership with China's Ministry of Commerce. The Conference has been scheduled to take place from 19 to 20 September in Beijing.
UK Trade and Investment Minister welcomes UNCTAD World Investment Report
9 Jul 2012
"This is a fantastic vote in the future of the British economy and British businesses," said Lord Stephen Green, UK Trade and Investment Minister, as the World Investment Report placed the UK top in Europe and second in the world for attracting inward investment, after the United States.
UNCTAD World Investment Report 2012 launched
5 Jul 2012
UNCTAD's flagship publication, World Investment Report 2012: Towards a New Generation of Investment Policies, was launched today in Geneva by Dr. James Zhan, Director of the Investment and Enterprise Division, as well as by staff and collaborators worldwide. UNCTAD Secretary-General, Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi will present the Report at a roundtable in London tomorrow.