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Investment needed in hard infrastructure to allow new industrial agenda to take off
24 Oct 2018
The impact of new industrial agenda was examined by presidents and corporate leaders at the World Investment Forum.
Oceans Forum seeks consensus on fish-to-dish solutions
16 Jul 2018
Time is running out to find agreement on ending harmful fisheries subsidies by 2020 but a multi-agency push hosted by UNCTAD aims to inject momentum.
90% of fish stocks are used up – fisheries subsidies must stop
13 Jul 2018
Written byMukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD and Peter Thomson, United Nations Special Envoy for the Ocean, United Nations.
Time is running out to find a solution to overfishing, UNCTAD warns
29 Sep 2017
With just 10 weeks until a World Trade Organization summit in Argentina, there is a risk that no global agreement will be made to address the issue of overfishing, an UNCTAD official has told a public meeting at the international body's Geneva base.
UNCTAD joins the growing number of voluntary commitments on ocean action
6 Jun 2017
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Environment Program (UN Environment) announced their voluntary commitment at the Oceans Conference in New York to assist member states in the implementation of effective, inclusive policies for Sustainable Trade in fisheries.
Mozambique discusses plans to boost its attraction of investment
2 May 2013
A high-level delegation from Mozambique told the Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission Tuesday that its Government supports the recommendations made in UNCTAD's Investment Policy Review of the country, which call - among other things - for reforms to investment law.
Investment Policy Review on Mongolia presented and steps to diversify from, capitalize on mining boom recommended
28 Mar 2013
An UNCTAD Investment Policy Review (IPR) which recommends that Mongolia take steps to capitalize on the big development opportunities presented in recent years by foreign investment in mining has been discussed with the country's Prime Minister and high-level Government officials.
Investment Policy Review of Bangladesh unveiled and efforts to improve infrastructure recommended
26 Mar 2013
An UNCTAD Investment Policy Review (IPR) for Bangladesh that recommends improvements to infrastructure and the adoption of a modern law on investment has been presented to government officials.
UNCTAD briefs New York-based delegates and civil society on new investment policy framework
8 Feb 2013
More than 70 delegates and civil society representatives attended the presentation of UNCTAD's new Investment Policy Framework for Sustainable Development (IPFSD) at the UN headquarters in New York.