International Investment AgreementsDisplaying results 1 - 10 of 14
The global minimum tax spurs need for faster investment agreement reforms
23 Nov 2023
A UNCTAD report highlights the interplay between efforts to tackle tax avoidance and protect investment, calling for accelerated reforms to align investment agreements with new global tax rules.
World Investment Forum: Facilitation critical for sustainable development
10 Oct 2023
Proactive investment facilitation is key to attracting funding in vital areas such as renewables, health and infrastructure for developing countries.
Energy transition calls for faster investment treaty reforms
30 Aug 2023
UNCTAD presents a new toolbox to make international investment agreements actively support the shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources.
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.
Investment treaty regime needs reforms to support climate action
6 Sep 2022
Reforms are essential to ensure investment treaties and associated investor-state disputes don’t hinder countries’ efforts to tackle climate change.
Proposed minimum tax on multinationals has ‘major implications’ for investment policy
9 Jun 2022
Developing countries could lose out on tax revenues due to capacity and legal constraints on the implementation of needed reforms, UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2022 says.
UNCTAD releases data on over 1,000 investor-state arbitration cases
11 Feb 2021
The data set, provided free of charge, covers all known cases of treaty-based investor-state arbitrations as of July 2020.
UN upgrades international investment rules reform package
25 Oct 2018
UNCTAD upgrades a reform package to realign international investment governance with global sustainability targets.
Reforming the IIA Regime - a Stocktaking
1 Mar 2016
There is a pressing need for systematic reform of the international investment agreements (IIAs) regime to bring it in line with today's sustainable development imperative. Today the question is not whether or not to reform, but about the what, how and extent of such reform.
Reshaping the Investment Regime in the Era of Sustainable Development
20 Nov 2015
States' recent steps to reform the international investment regime, aligning it with today's sustainable development imperative, were at the centre of discussion at a Conference, co-organized by UNCTAD and CCSI, in New York on 10-11 November 2015.