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Special Issue of Investment Policy Monitor: How investment policies are responding to COVID-19

04 May 2020

UNCTAD's Investment Policy Monitor - Special Issue presents the latest developments in national and international investment policies in response to the coronavirus pandemic. [...]

High-level Brainstorming on Investment Facilitation and Promotion: Challenges and Actions in Times of Pandemic Crisis

09 Apr 2020

High-level Brainstorming on Investment Facilitation and Promotion: Challenges and Actions in Times of Pandemic Crisis, 7 April 2020 (webinar) [...]

UNCTAD ISDS Navigator update: Investment treaty disputes hit 1,000 mark

07 Apr 2020

UNCTAD ISDS Navigator update: Investment treaty disputes hit 1,000 mark. [...]

Investment Policy Monitor No. 23: Countries launch investment policies to counter COVID-19

02 Apr 2020

Investment Policy Monitor No. 23: Countries launch investment policies to counter COVID-19. [...]

UNCTAD’s assessment of Covid-19 impact on global FDI prospects

09 Mar 2020

This special Issue of UNCTAD’s Global Investment Trends Monitor highlights the potential impact of the Coronavirus outbreak on FDI in 2020. [...]

SAVE THE DATE: UNCTAD World Investment Forum 2020, 6-10 December, Abu Dhabi

17 Feb 2020

The UNCTAD World Investment Forum 2020 will take place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from 6-10 December. [...]

Joint D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation - UNCTAD Guiding Principles for Investment Policymaking

11 Feb 2020

In January 2020, countries members of the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation agreed on a set of Guiding Principles for Investment Policymaking. [...]

31 January submission deadline for the UNCTAD-SIEL Award is approaching

30 Jan 2020

The submission deadline for the UNCTAD-SIEL Award is approaching. Submissions must be sent to unctad-siel-award@unctad.org by 31 January 2020. [...]

The Investment Policy Reviews of Angola and Armenia are now available

13 Jan 2020

The Investment Policy Reviews of Angola and Armenia are now available [...]

Investment Policy Monitor No. 22: Latest trends in investment policy measures and international investment agreements

20 Dec 2019

Investment Policy Monitor No. 22: Latest trends in investment policy measures and international investment agreements [...]

Recap of High-level IIA Conference 2019: Summaries, Statements & Audio Recording

04 Dec 2019

UNCTAD’s High-level IIA Conference, held on 13 November 2019 in Geneva, convened over 80 speakers. Summaries, statements and the closing plenary's audio recording are available. [...]

Update: Submission deadline for UNCTAD-SIEL Award extended

29 Nov 2019

Update: Submission deadline for UNCTAD-SIEL Award extended until 31 January 2020. [...]

ISDS Navigator: release of full data set on 983 known cases (in excel format)

27 Nov 2019

UNCTAD has released the full data set on 983 known treaty-based ISDS cases in excel format. [...]

Call for Papers: Special Edition - Transnational Corporations: Multinational Firms and Gender Equality

25 Nov 2019

Call for Papers: Special Edition - Transnational Corporations: Multinational Firms and Gender Equality [...]

Twenty-second UNCTAD-OECD Report on G20 Investment Measures released

21 Nov 2019

The joint UNCTAD-OECD Report reveals that investment policy making in G20 members has slowed down further during the reporting period (mid-May to mid-October 2019). [...]

11-15 November: selected events during Commission session

08 Nov 2019

On 11-15 November 2019, the Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission (eleventh session) will discuss key issues in this area and their SD-implications. [...]

Join us for the launch of the Investment Policy Reviews Armenia and Chad

07 Nov 2019

Join us for the launch of the Investment Policy Reviews Armenia and Chad on 12 November 2019 - Palais des Nations. [...]

IIA Reform Event Update: Speakers' List and Agenda Available

31 Oct 2019

The preliminary speakers' list and draft agenda is now available for UNCTAD’s High-level IIA Conference 2019 on 13 November in Geneva, Switzerland. [...]

Second Ambassadors’ Round Table on Investing in the SDGs on 11 November 2019 in Geneva

30 Oct 2019

The Second Ambassadors’ Round Table is scheduled to take place in Geneva on Monday, 11 November 2019. [...]

Global Investment Trend Monitor No. 32

25 Oct 2019

UNCTAD's Global Investment Trend Monitor No. 32 finds that "global FDI flows in the first half of 2019 were 24% higher than in the first half of 2018". [...]

ISDS Navigator update: 980+ known investment treaty cases by 31 July 2019

30 Sep 2019

As of 31 July 2019, the total number of known treaty-based ISDS arbitrations had reached 983. [...]

Register now for UNCTAD’s High-level IIA Conference 2019 on 13 November

20 Sep 2019

Register now: UNCTAD’s High-level IIA Conference 2019 will take place in Geneva on Wednesday, 13 November. [...]

Istanbul workshop recommendations on IIA Reform - UNCTAD, D-8, IsDB event (12–13 September 2019)

19 Sep 2019

UNCTAD in cooperation with the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation and the Islamic Development Bank organized a regional workshop on IIA reform for sustainable development. [...]

Launch of the Investment Policy Reviews of Armenia and Chad on 12 November in Geneva

13 Sep 2019

The Investment Policy Reviews of Armenia and Chad will be officially launched at UNCTAD's Commission on Investment, Enterprise and Development - 11th session [...]