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UNCTAD updates principles to promote biodiversity-friendly trade
18 Jan 2021
Guidelines to help governments, companies and consumers benefit from sustainable trade in precious plants and animals now include elements such as climate resilience and marine biodiversity.
How biodiversity-friendly trade can support COVID-19 recovery
19 Oct 2020
A new call to action urges countries to make BioTrade a lever for recovery and resilience in the wake of the pandemic.
Blue BioTrade project set to improve fortunes in the eastern Caribbean
13 Oct 2020
The project is a point of convergence for conservation and sustainable use of marine resources, and a driver for a blue and green recovery from COVID-19.
G20 countries respond to COVID-19 with investment reforms
29 Jun 2020
Governments take measures to protect health-related industries to prevent acquisitions where companies suffer from temporary financial stress.
Environmental impacts of coronavirus crisis, challenges ahead
20 Apr 2020
Written by Robert Hamwey, UNCTAD Economic Affairs Officer
Countries launch investment policies to counter COVID-19
3 Apr 2020
New UNCTAD monitor documents countries' latest investment policy responses to the economic fallout from the pandemic and reports on pre-crisis developments.
Promoting biodiversity-friendly trade in the Mekong region
21 Jan 2020
UNCTAD coordinates activities to link trade with the sustainable use of biodiversity and maximize benefits.
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.