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UNCTAD joint regional training addresses reform of IIAs

Today UNCTAD and its partners, have kicked off a regional training in Bangkok to empower countries in the region to modernize their existing stock of old-generation IIAs

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50+ Government Officials Participate in IIA Conference in Baku

The regional conference for economies in transition on "International Investment Policies: the Way Forward" is taking place on 24-25 October 2017 in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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Launch of the Investment Policy Review of South-East Europe

The first regional IPR, covering 7 economies in South-East Europe will be discussed at UNCTAD's Commission on Investment, Enterprise and Development

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Launch of the Investment Policy Review of The Gambia

The IPR of The Gambia will be discussed with high-level Government representatives, the member States of UNCTAD, development partners and the private sector

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Follow UNCTAD's High-level IIA Conference online

An online live stream will be available for the main sessions of UNCTAD's High-level IIA Conference from 9 to 11 October in Geneva.

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High-level IIA Conference 2017: Break-out Sessions and Side Events

Join UNCTAD’s High-level IIA Conference 2017 to take stock of IIA reform, share your experiences and discuss how to move to the next phase of reform.

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Registration now open for UNCTAD's Annual High-level IIA Conference

Online registration is now open for our Annual High-level IIA Conference, taking place from 9-11 October at the Palais des Nations, Geneva.

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Joint ACP-UNCTAD Guiding Principles for Investment Policymaking Approved

The Joint ACP-UNCTAD Guiding Principles for Investment Policymaking were approved by the ACP Committee of Ambassadors meeting in Brussels.

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Save the date for UNCTAD high-level events on investment

Events on 12 September & 9-11 October 2017 will discuss the World Investment Report 2017

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UNCTAD's regional training course for IDB member countries will address practical steps for reforming the IIA regime

UNCTAD in cooperation with the IDB, SESRIC, ICDT and AMDI is organizing a regional training course on IIAs in Casablanca, Morocco on 23-26 January 2017

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UNCTAD Director contributes to exploratory discussions on a multilateral investment court

On 13-14 December 2016, UNCTAD participated in exploratory discussions on a multilateral investment court, co-hosted by the European Commission and Canadian Government in Geneva.

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UNCTAD's TDB set to address global investment facilitation challenges

On 6 December 2016, the 63rd session of the Trade and Development Board, UNCTAD's governing body, will debate how to fill this systemic gap in both national and international

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UNCTAD at G77 Meeting on Investment for Sustainable Development

Thailand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UNCTAD are hosting the “G-77 Meeting on Investment for Sustainable Development".

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Join UNCTAD's World Investment Forum 2016 this July

The next UNCTAD World Investment Forum takes place in Nairobi, Kenya from July 17-21, 2016. The Forum is the largest global platform for action on investment for the SDGs.

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G77 Meeting on Investment for Sustainable Development

On 4-5 May, 2016 the Thailand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UNCTAD will be hosting the “G-77 Meeting on Investment for Sustainable Development”

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G20 Trade and Investment Working Group Meeting

On April 4-5 the G20 Trade and Investment Working Group will meet in Nanjing, China. This is the 2nd G20 Trade and Investment Working Group Meeting

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Expert Meeting Taking Stock of IIA Reform: Registration Open!

Participation in the 16 March 2016 Expert Meeting can be in-person and via webinar.

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UNCTAD briefs UN delegates on Policy Framework and WIR 2015

UNCTAD briefs UN delegates in New York on two key policy instruments that can help mobilize investment and channel it to sustainable development sectors.

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UNCTAD and CCSI co-organized Conference on Investment Treaty Reform

The Conference on "Investment Treaty Reform: Reshaping Economic Governance in the Era of Sustainable Development" took place on 10-11 November 2015 in New York.

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Training course for transition economies examined IIA reform

28-30 September 2015, Minsk – UNCTAD conducted a training course for countries with economies in transition on international investment agreements (IIAs) with a focus on ...

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UNCTAD's TDB discusses reform of international investment governance

There is a pressing need for systematic reform of international investment governance. UNCTAD's Trade and Development Board discusses IIA reform.

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UNCTAD Contributes to the Financing for Development Conference

Government leaders have committed to an ambitious set of action points they hope will mobilize funds to finance the proposed sustainable development goals (SDGs)...

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The Sudan to Implement UNCTAD Recommendations

The effective implementation of the regulatory framework, local skills development and targeted investment promotion would help attract foreign investment to the Sudan...

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Republic of Congo to Promote Foreign Investment in Agriculture

The Republic of the Congo will undertake substantial reforms to its investment policy framework in order to attract and benefit more from FDI , and promote agricultural...

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Experts Take Debate on IIA Reform to a New Level

More than 300 representatives from governments, the private sector, civil society and academia convened in Geneva for three days on 25-27 February to consider ways to ...

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