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World Investment Forum 2023 ends with strong call for greater private and public investment
20 Oct 2023
The world needs increased investment flows to drive economic transformation in energy, infrastructure, agrifood and health sectors to ensure sustainable development.
Agrifood sector must be a priority for global foreign direct investment
18 Oct 2023
UNCTAD's 8th World Investment Forum underscored the sector's pivotal role in bridging the $4 trillion annual investment gap developing countries face to achieve the Global Goals, especially for food security and biodiversity protection.
UNCTAD urges channelling net-zero finance to support the energy transition in developing economies
17 Oct 2023
It issued the call at the 8th World Investment Forum, underscoring the vital need for capital in developing countries, where substantial growth opportunities exist.
World Investment Forum 2023: Global leaders urge action for sustainable development
16 Oct 2023
The UN Secretary-General calls for the public and private sectors to deliver $500 billion a year in affordable, long-term financing to developing countries.
World Investment Forum 2023: Stakes high as global leaders gather to unlock sustainable development finance
12 Oct 2023
The UNCTAD forum brings together over 8,000 participants, heads of state, government ministers, sovereign wealth fund managers, private sector executives, stock exchanges, media, academics, investment treaty negotiators and heads of international organizations in more than 130 events to revitalize investments to meet development needs.
World Investment Forum to mobilize financing for climate, energy, health and food
12 Sep 2023
More than 7,000 stakeholders from 160 countries will convene in Abu Dhabi from 16 to 20 October to revitalize global investment flows across critical sectors.
Bangladesh needs to diversify its export markets and step up investment, says new report
12 Sep 2023
The report outlines pathways to transforming the South Asian economy through diversification and innovation.
UNCTAD's 8th World Investment Forum partners with COP28 to advance dialogue on climate finance and investment
28 Aug 2023
COP28’s second preparatory Global Dialogue and Investment-Focused Event will be held together with the forum, taking place in Abu Dhabi in October.
UNCTAD calls for urgent support to developing countries to attract massive investment in clean energy
5 Jul 2023
The World Investment Report 2023 shows developing countries need renewable energy investments of about $1.7 trillion annually but attracted only $544 billion in 2022.