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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
Year in review: Top 10 UNCTAD stories of 2022
29 Dec 2022
From the ups and downs of global trade and investment to the risks of cryptocurrencies for developing countries, these are the most-read stories of the year.
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.
Global trade set to hit record $32 trillion in 2022, but outlook increasingly gloomy for 2023
13 Dec 2022
Geopolitical tensions, high energy prices, rising interest rates and persistent inflation are expected to constrain global trade next year.
Supporting countries to measure the digital economy for development
2 Dec 2022
The booming digital economy has heightened the need for new data and measurement tools to strengthen evidence-based policymaking.
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.