Sustainable development-oriented IIA reform has made significant progress, with many countries now following UNCTAD’s Road Map for IIA Reform (phase 1 of IIA reform). However, much work remains to be done to modernize the existing stock of “old-generation” IIAs (phase 2 of IIA reform). The World Investment Report 2017 sets out and discusses 10 options to reform old-generation treaties that countries can adapt and adopt in line with their specific reform objectives.
- 9-11 October 2017: UNCTAD Annual High-level IIA Conference - Phase 2 of IIA Reform, Geneva, Switzerland
UNCTAD's policy tools for IIA reform:
- Phase 2 of IIA Reform: Modernizing the existing stock of old-generation treaties (chapter III of the World Investment Report 2017)
- Road Map for IIA Reform
- Global Action Menu for Investment Facilitation
- Investment Policy Framework for Sustainable Development