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UNCTAD World Investment Forum 2018
 
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The World Investment Forum, celebrating its 10-year anniversary, will be held from 22 to 26 October 2018 at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland. The Forum is a multi-stakeholder gathering at the level of Heads of State and Government, ministers, chief executive officers and principals of international organizations, designed to facilitate dialogue and action on the world's current and emerging investment development challenges. It is recognized by Governments and business leaders as the pre-eminent global gathering for investment policymaking, providing a platform for interacting with participants ranging from the heads of investment promotion agencies, investment treaty negotiators, impact investors and foundations, investment lawyers, academics, stock exchange executives and pension and sovereign wealth fund managers, to international accounting standard setters, corporate social responsibility monitors, entrepreneurs and representatives of non-governmental organizations. World Investment Forum 2018 will focus on the global challenges to international investment in the new era of globalization and industrialization. It will provide an opportunity for open dialogues between all investment stakeholders, the brainstorming of solution-oriented initiatives and the fostering of global partnerships to advance prosperity for all. The previous Forums, held in Ghana (2008), China (2010), Qatar (2012), Switzerland (2014) and Kenya (2016), gathered over 3,000 investment development actors from some 150 countries. World Investment Forum 2018 will feature numerous high-profile events and networking opportunities, including global leaders investment summits, ministerial round tables, an international investment agreements conference, minister and business executive dialogues, several multi-stakeholder sessions on special themes, a global sustainable stock exchanges dialogue, an investment promotion conference, private-sector led discussions and United Nations awards ceremonies. World Investment Forum 2018 also provides an opportunity for high-level thematic events organized in partnership with other international organizations. Website: http://worldinvestmentforum.unctad.org/
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Global FDI drops 18% in 2012: UNCTAD
 
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Al Qarra - The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD has released its world Investment report 2013. The reports states that in 2012, for the first time ever, developing countries absorbed more FDI than developed countries, raking in 52% of global investment flows, versus 42% which went to developed countries. On a global scale, the picture was not good, in 2012, global FDI fell 18% to $1.35 trillion. Axèle Giroud, Economic Affairs Officer, UNCTAD "The sharpest fall has occurred in developing economies, overall as a group they have seen their investment flow decline 32% in contrast to developing countries that saw a decline of 4%, and transition economies that have declined 9%. Developing countries show good signs, 4% is a relatively small decline. They remain attractive." http://www.alqarra.tv/en/global-fdi-drops-18-in-2012-unctad/
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2018 Foreign Direct Investment Growth Uncertainties
 
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A look at the potential factors for slowing FDI growth during 2018 through the UNCTAD World Investment Report
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UNCTAD Explainer - Information and Communication Technology for Development
 
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Information and communications technologies (ICTs) offer increased potential for advancing progress towards economic and social development objectives. The worldwide spread of mobile telephony and communication systems, the growth of Internet networks and widespread use of broadband infrastructure have an impact on international production and trade. But benefits from new ICTs cannot be taken for granted. Making ICT work for development requires more than expanding access to affordable infrastructure. In order to foster productive and inclusive use of ICTs, Governments need to create legal, institutional and policy frameworks and generate the necessary skills in government, business and civil society. UNCTAD assists governments of developing and transition economies towards their increased participation in the information economy. UNCTAD is also working closely with various parts of the UN and other relevant international institutions. Drawing on its policy research, UNCTAD monitors trends related to the “digital divide”, and advises countries on how to design and implement ICT strategies and policies to better participate in the global information economy. UNCTAD's work on Information and Communication Technology for Development: http://unctad.org/en/Pages/DTL/STI_and_ICTs/ICT4D.aspx
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UNCTAD - eCommerce Week 2018
 
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E-commerce continues to grow in the global economy. According to UNCTAD's 2017 Information Economy Report, the value of global e-commerce increased to an estimated $25 trillion in 2015, up from $16 trillion in 2013. The report stresses that the world is on the cusp of a 'new' digital economy, which will have transformational impacts on the world economy, creating both opportunities and development challenges. Register here: https://goo.gl/GpzF4k UNCTAD's fourth E-Commerce Week will place particular emphasis on the role of digital platforms, a key feature of the evolving digital economy. Digital platforms - often accessed through mobile apps - bring together and aggregate demand and supply in ways that were not possible before (being faster, cheaper and more easily coordinated), including in geographical areas/service sectors traditionally neglected. Digital platforms present new opportunities for international trade and efficient economic activities, including for small businesses. However, the extent to which people and enterprises engage and benefit from such platforms varies considerably. There are indeed concerns that they will disrupt economies, with potential negative consequences for employment and working conditions. The fourth E-Commerce Week, with the theme "Development dimensions of digital platforms", will offer a venue for different stakeholders to discuss key challenges and opportunities arising from such platforms, and put forth concrete actions to harness maximum benefits for developing countries. The 2017 E-Commerce Week was attended by 1,000 representatives, from governments, international organizations, the private sector and civil society from 99 countries, with 170 speakers and moderators. More than 30 sessions addressing policy-relevant topics were organized in collaboration between UNCTAD and another 30 partners. In 2018, the UNCTAD E-Commerce Week will follow the same format, and will feature, among other events, the second session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy on 18-20 April. Register here: https://goo.gl/GpzF4k
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International Investment Agreement Reform: Phase II
 
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Listen to Ms. Tuerk talk about trends in the International Investment Agreement (IIA) universe and options for reform. This video was recorded for CCSI's 3rd Annual Executive Training Program on Investment Treaties and Arbitration for Government Official, 2017.
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Launch of UNCTAD World Investment Report 2015 - ACP Secretariat, Brussels
 
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Analyzing the most recent trends in foreign direct investment (FDI), the World Investment Report 2015 reveals that, among other things, FDI inflows worldwide showed a double-digit percentage drop in 2014. It assesses FDI prospects, and presents the latest developments in national and international investment policies. The report also argues that the governance of international investment could be reformed to support sustainable development as well. This includes reforming investment agreements, as well as strengthening the coherence between international investment and tax policies. The report, which provides key investment data and analysis for policymakers is under embargo until Wednesday 24 June 2015 at 5:00 pm GMT.
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Money Talks: World investment report 2017
 
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The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has released it’s World Investment Report 2017 that suggests investment could suffer. For more on this Kalman Kalotay joins us from Geneva. He is an economist at the UNCTAD Division on Investment and Entreprises. Subscribe: http://trt.world/subscribe Livestream: http://trt.world/ytlive Facebook: http://trt.world/facebook Twitter: http://trt.world/twitter Instagram: http://trt.world/instagram Visit our website: http://trt.world
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FDI Behind Global Rebound?
 
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What impact might the ongoing deliberate devaluation of currencies have on FDI trends in 2016 and beyond? James X. Zhan, UNCTAD. You can view this video and the full video archive on the Dukascopy TV page: http://www.dukascopy.com/tv/en/#177005 Смотрите Dukascopy TV на вашем языке: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvrussian 用您的语言观看杜高斯贝电视: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvchinese Miren Dukascopy TV en su idioma: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvspanish Schauen Sie Dukascopy TV in Ihrer Sprache: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvgerman Regardez la Dukascopy TV dans votre langue: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvfrench Veja a TV Dukascopy na sua língua: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvpt
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New Challenges for Thailand in the New Era of Global Trade and Investment  (2016)
 
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ดร.ศุภชัย พานิชภักดิ์ อดีตเลขาธิการ UNCTAD ให้เกียรติมาปาฐกถาพิเศษ ในหัวข้อ "New Challenges for Thailand in the New Era of Global Trade and Investment" ให้กับผู้เข้าอบรมในหลักสูตร TEPCoT รุ่นที่ 9 ณ ห้องเรียนรวม 10201 อาคาร 10 ชั้น 2 มหาวิทยาลัยหอการค้าไทย เมื่อวันที่ 23 มิถุนายน 2559
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The Economy and Global Investment
 
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George Ratiu, economist at NAR, talks about the climate of commercial real estate around the world. Dreams by Joakim Karud https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported— CC BY-SA 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/VF9_dCo6JT4
Ken Courtis: On the global growth outlook, trade, and investment strategy.
 
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Ken Courtis: On the global growth outlook, trade, and investment strategy.
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Investment 360: Global FDI Trends
 
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(www.abndigital.com) ABN's Bronwyn Nielsen speaks with Wim Plaizier, MD of Managing Consultancy A.T. Kearney, speaks on global foreign direct investment trends and how SA can improve its competitiveness.
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Finance Has Become the Dominant Force in Shaping the Global Economy
 
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Global inequality, household indebtedness, insufficient investment and stagnant economic recovery are the consequences of the dominance of large financial and corporate bodies in shaping globalization, explains Richard Kozul-Wright, UNCTAD's chief economist Visit http://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at http://therealnews.com/donate.
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New Challenges for Thailand in New Era of Global Trade and Investment
 
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ดร.ศุภชัย พานิชภักดิ์ อดีตเลขาธิการ UNCTAD ให้เกียรติเป็นองค์ปาฐกถาในหัวข้อ “New Challenges for Thailand in New Era of Global Trade and Investment” ที่ผู้เข้าร่วมอบรมในหลักสูตรผู้บริหารระดับสูงด้านการค้าและการพาณิชย์ (TEPCoT) รุ่นที่ 7 จัดขึ้น ณ ห้องเรียน 10201 อาคาร 10 ชั้น 2 มหาวิทยาลัยหอการค้าไทย เมื่อวันที่ 23 กันยายน 2557
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UNCTAD FDI Report
 
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UNCTAD FDI Report Bullish On India says they country will remain high on FDI inflows in 2012 and beyond
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Reportage XX^ WAIPA World Investment Conference "Converging Best FDI Strategy"
 
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Reportage sulla XX^ WAIPA World Investment Conference "Converging Best FDI Strategy" di Milano (15-16 giugno 2015).
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Global leaders and over 7,000 delegates expected in Nairobi for UNCTAD
 
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As from Monday next week Nairobi will host over 7,000 delegates who will be attending the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD 14). The organisers expect high level discussions on Trade involving the government and the private sector. NTV's Laban-Cliff Onserio attended the opening press conference and filed this report. NTV Kenya is first for breaking news and the best entertainment on television. Channel includes popular comedies like the Churchill Show, satire like Bull's Eye, pop culture and entertainment from The Trend with Larry Madowo, Teen Republic as well as AM Live and top shows such as Victoria's Lounge, Press Pass and NTV Wild. Watch more videos at ntv.co.ke and nation.co.ke. Follow @ntvkenya on Twitter and like our page on Facebook: NTV Kenya.
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Global Investment Trends
 
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Towers Watson Global Investment Practice Leader Carl Hess discusses global investment trends and how they apply to plan sponsors.
UNCTAD Secretary-General presents his Report to UNCTAD XIII
 
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Presenting his Report to UNCTAD XIII, UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi talks about the lessons learned from the recent financial crisis. He calls for a more prominent role for the State in balancing the markets, ensuring equality, and countering some of the recent negative trends, such as extensive financialization, debt-driven growth and the pronounced boom and bust cycles.
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Mukhisa Kituyi, UNCTAD Secretary General   UNCTAD 14 Press Conference
 
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Dr. Kituyi presents the fourteenth United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD 14) taking place in the same venue from 17–22 July, 2016. UNCTAD quadrennial conferences feature intensive discussions on global economics and trends on trade, investment, technology and finance – especially as they affect developing countries. UNCTAD 14 takes place as Governments operationalize the 17 Sustainable Development Goals under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The first high-level event of the Conference on 18 July will see Heads of State and Government discussing the opportunities and challenges of implementing the Sustainable Development Goals.
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Invacio addressing the UN ESCAP Assembly | Asia-Pacific Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Network
 
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The 7th meeting of the FDI Network will bring together policymakers from the region to share knowledge and experiences on policy, promotion and facilitation of FDI for sustainable development. Discussions would include, among others: •implications for investment policy in digital economy •introduction of the ESCAP FDI policy and promotion handbook. •investment provisions in regional integration agreements and frameworks •international investment agreements and technology transfer •investment-state dispute settlement prevention and management •recent trends and developments in FDI and national legal frameworks and policies •the role of image building in attracting sustainable FDI •promoting regional cooperation mechanisms for harmonized investment regimes for sustainable development The Handbook on policies, promotion and facilitation of FDI for sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific, developed and published by ESCAP, will be also introduced. Participants include designated FDI focal points, government officials and other policymakers, private sector representatives and researchers. This event is being organized as part of the Fifth Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Week, 30 October-3 November, 2017. http://www.unescap.org/events/seventh-meeting-asia-pacific-foreign-direct-investment-fdi-network http://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/TIW_brochure_final_online.pdf
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UNCTAD conference finally achieves agreement
 
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We have a deal. That was the resounding message from United Nations Trade and Development Conference (UNCTAD 14) as curtains fell on the deliberations that have lasted one week. Delegates agreed on various trade policies and the role UNCTAD should play in facilitating it. Local leaders too were all praises over the benefits the conference brought to Kenya. Watch more NTV Kenya videos at ntv.co.ke and nation.co.ke. Follow @ntvkenya on Twitter and like our page on Facebook: NTV Kenya.
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Facilitating Investment for Sustainable Development
 
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Private investment is crucial for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Developing countries, in particular, need to be able to better identify and facilitate the kind of investment that will contribute to their sustainable development. This session will look at practical examples of investment facilitation for sustainable development, as well as the broader mechanisms through which it can be achieved. It will focus on potential tools to measure the quality as opposed to the quantity of investment. Panelists: - Marten van den Berg, Director General for Foreign Economic Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of the Netherlands - Ana Novik, Head of the Investment Division, OECD - Howard Mann, Associate and Senior International Law Advisor, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) - Bostjan Skalar, Chief Executive Officer, World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA) - Elizabeth Tuerk, Chief, International Investment Agreements Section, Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD - Chiedu Osakwe, Director General and Chief Negotiator, Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN)
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UNCTAD Information Economy Report 2012 Seminar
 
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The Information Economy Report 2012: The Software Industry and Developing Countries is the seventh edition in the flagship series published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). As one of the few annual reports that monitor global trends related to information and communication technologies (ICTs) from a development perspective, the Report is a valuable reference for policymakers. In the 2012 edition, which was launched worldwide on 28 November 2012, special attention is given to the role of software capabilities in accelerating progress towards a more inclusive information society.
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The Week Ahead - starting 22 January 2018
 
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Highlights of UN events during the week of 22 January 2018 Secretary-General’s report on reform of the UN development system World employment and social outlook for 2018 Conference on Disarmament Security Council debate on the Middle East International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust More to follow on UN News: www.un.org/news/
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Mr. Petko Draganov, Deputy Secretary General, UNCTAD
 
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UNCTAD, Geneva, April 2010 - Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission on "Public Investment in Administrative Efficiency for Business Facilitation: Sharing best practices". You can download the video here.
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Panel 2 | Attracting Investment & Trade Facilitation
 
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Panel 2 | Attracting Investment & Trade Facilitation Adam Hemphill, Walmart Suzie Zimmerman, UPS Ru Nyambuya, Standard Bank Moderator: Francois Baird, Baird’s U.S.
WTPO16 live: UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi on megatrends
 
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UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi sets the scene for the Trade Promotion Organization Network World Conference and Awards 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco, by sharing insights on megatrends affecting Africa, their impact on small firms and how the Fourth Industrial Revolution (digital) is changing the game of trade.
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
 
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Export-led growth strategies no longer 'viable', Unctad asserts
 
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A new United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) study argues that, five years since the onset of the financial crisis, the global economy remains in a structural crisis and it is, therefore, not possible for countries to pursue pre-crisis growth strategies, including export-led development policies. In fact the Trade and Development Report 2013 argues that export-led strategies -- mainstay policies for countries such as China, South Korea and, to a lesser extent, South Africa -- are no longer viable. Instead, more balanced strategies, geared towards generating a greater role for domestic and regional demand, should be pursued.
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The Awin Report Launch 2017
 
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Shedding light on the industry in its various guises around the world, highlighting local differences and identifying global trends and patterns. With insights drawn from across Awin’s international network in North and South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, as well as observations from regional experts, Awin has compiled the first definitive guide to the global affiliate industry. For any marketer The Awin Report represents a unique opportunity to understand the inner workings of a flourishing channel awash with innovation and ideas. Alongside individual country profiles from each of Awin’s markets, the Report pinpoints several key themes that characterise the entire industry including: - How global retail events like Black Friday are opening up new markets for online retailers - The role that affiliates can play in delivering customers with lifetime value to brands - Why the rise of influencers within the affiliate channel represents a critical challenge to the last-click model - Whether the use of voucher code affiliates can drive incremental value to advertisers - The impact that smartphones have had upon customer journeys and affiliate tracking Altogether the content amounts to a comprehensive assessment of the state of the industry, its present health and prospects for the future. Download the 140+ page interactive PDF report here: https://www.awin.com/gb/market-insights/the-awin-report
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Consider tax regimes that favour industry over finance - Unctad
 
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A new report published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) argues that policymakers should consider taxing profits from productive entrepreneurial activity at a lower rate than those derived from financial activities as part of efforts to deal with the growing global problem of growth-sapping inequality.
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World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2017
 
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The 2017 edition of the ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook (WESO) Report is out. Richard Horne, co- author of the report, explains some of the key findings for Asia and the Pacific.
UNCTAD's Information Economy Report 2012
 
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The Information Economy Report 2012: The Software Industry and Developing Countries is the seventh in the flagship series published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). In the 2012 edition, special attention is given to the role of software capabilities in accelerating progress towards a more inclusive information society. Mobile revolution, improved broadband internet connectivity, new ways of using the ICT by the government and the private sector are interesting trends that are shaping future of the ICT in the world. An Interview with Mr Torbjörn Fredriksson, Chief, ICT Analysis Section, Division on Technology and Logistics, UNCTAD.
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UNCTAD Report 2015: India favourable economy in world
 
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As per the UNCTAD Report 2015, India is fast growing economy in world with favourable conditions.
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President Kenyatta to formally  open 14th UNCTAD conference
 
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Preparations for the official opening ceremony of the 14th United Nations Conference on Trade and Development took place on 17th July 2016, in Nairobi where local and international delegates were getting accredited for the event at the county hall. NTV Kenya is first for breaking news and the best entertainment on television. Channel includes popular comedies like the Churchill Show, satire like Bull's Eye, pop culture and entertainment from The Trend with Larry Madowo, Teen Republic as well as AM Live and top shows such as Victoria's Lounge, Press Pass and NTV Wild. Watch more videos at ntv.co.ke and nation.co.ke. Follow @ntvkenya on Twitter and like our page on Facebook: NTV Kenya.
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70 percent of global foreign direct investments goes to Asia
 
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Asian countries are attracting some 70 percent of all global foreign direct investments (FDI), as investment flow to developed countries is on a fall, according to Mukhisa Kituy, the secretary general of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Global FDI figures fell 8 percent last year to $1.26 trillion from a year earlier, Kituy said, while addressing the attendees at the G-20 World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies Conference on Foreign Direct Investments in Istanbul on April 27. Developing countries made up a $700 billion portion of these foreign investments, he said. However, the investments to these countries fell 14 percent. Some studies showed international companies were increasing their strategic investments, he added. Structural reforms are by far the most cost-effective way to attract investment, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan said at the event. “There is no more-effective way for a government to act,” Babacan said, praising the role of the private sector. “It has only to change a few articles in a law, or update a regulation, and the environment for investment can be vastly improved,” he said. “Turkey decided to make life easier for business and investment and we succeeded,” he added. The changes introduced in Turkey have been regarded by experts as being critical to the country’s rapid growth in GDP over the past 10 years. Turkey attracted about $6 billion in FDI in 2014. “If you are to spend either $1 million or $1 billion, have the private sector spend that, not the public sector. Be sure that you will get better results in terms of productivity, growth and sustainability,” he said. The deputy PM also highlighted political and economic stability in a bid to create an investor-friendly atmosphere. Babacan added good governance and transparency also contributed to trust building. His list also included warranties for property rights, the superiority of law, human capital, infrastructure and openness to investments. Turkey will help the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) raise their voices during its continuing term of G-20 presidency, he also said.
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UNCTAD TDR 2011: Rethinking macroeconomic policy
 
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The Trade and Development Report 2011 focuses on the post-crisis policy challenges in the world economy. It concludes that the recovery is slowing down and that the "two-speed recovery" is mainly the result of wide differences in domestic demand. For more information refer to http://www.unctad.org/tdr2011
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India crosses $300 billion milestone
 
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India crosses $300 billion milestone India has received over US $300 billion US Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) milestone between April 2000 and September 2016. The cumulative FDI inflows during the period amounted to US $310.26 billion. With this, India firmly established its credentials as a safe investment destination in the world. Important Facts 33% of the FDI came through the Mauritius route. India received US $101.76 billion dollar from Mauritius between April 2000 and September 2016. Top Destinations: Mauritius route is preferred by investors because they wanted to take advantage of India’s double taxation avoidance treaty (DTAA) with the island nation. Besides Mauritius, other big investors have been from Singapore, US, UK and the Netherlands. Sector wise: India’s services sector received maximum 18% of the cumulative equity FDI inflows. It was followed by construction development, computer software & hardware, telecommunication and automobile. Liberalisation of the FDI policy framework supplemented by major national development programmes such as Make in India, Skill India and Digital India besides increasing competitiveness, have made India the preferred choice for investors globally. Global FDI Status According to the World Investment Report 2016 released by UNCTAD, global FDI flows rose by 38% to $ 1.76 trillion. It is the highest level since the global economic and financial crisis began in 2008. However, it still remains some 10% short of the 2007 peak. The FDI flows in 2016 are expected to decline by 10-15%, reflecting fragility of global economy, persistent weakness of aggregate demand, effective policy measures to curb tax inversion deals. Besides, elevated geopolitical risks and regional tensions may further amplify the expected downturn of FDI flows. Buy our Emailupdate course and get all our pdfs free + many other stuff :- http://imojo.in/f1y62b Buy full Uttar Pradesh PCS UPPCS study package for UPPCS 2017 PRe+ Mains + UP Exams :- http://imojo.in/9nv1nt Buy Full Study Package for BPSC /Bihar PCS -2016 ( 60-62 CCE ) :- PRelims + Mains :- http://imojo.in/BPSCStudyPackage Buy full Uttarakhand PCS UKPSC 2016 Study Package for PRe+ Mains :- http://imojo.in/UKPSCStudyPackage Buy Full RAS Rajasthan PCS Pre + Mains Study Package from Here :- http://imojo.in/36hmxf Our Online Store link :- https://www.instamojo.com/studyforcivilservices/ Please Contribute towards Study for Civil Services :- http://imojo.in/ContributetoSCS Useful for Exams like UPSC , IAS , IPS , IFS , State PCS Exams like UPPCS/UKPSC/MPPCS/RAS/BPSC/CGPSC , SSC Exams , Banking Exams , IBPS, RRB , RBI , NET , SSB , CDS , NDA , SCRA , Railway Exams , Banking clerk exams , HTET Exams and Various Other Competitive Exam
UNCTAD behind the scenes, deputy SG speaks
 
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It is a few hours away before curtains fall on the 14th Edition the UNCTAD Conference. NTV's Laban-Cliff Onserio spoke to UNCTAD's Deputy Secretary General, Joakim Reiter on working behind the scenes, the Conference planning and key take aways even as delegates race against time to come up with a deal dubbed "Azimio" Watch more NTV Kenya videos at ntv.co.ke and nation.co.ke. Follow @ntvkenya on Twitter and like our page on Facebook: NTV Kenya.
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Global foreign direct investment hits highest level since 2008
 
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작년 글로벌 FDI 1천960조원...38% 증가 Global flows of foreign direct investment have reached their highest level since the 2008 global financial crisis. According to the annual World Investment Report by the UN Conference on Trade and Development,... foreign direct investment flows rose 38 percent in 2015 from the year before... to one-point-seven-six trillion U.S. dollars. Asia was the number one destination for foreign investment, followed by Europe and North America. Mergers and acquisitions were the key driver, which increased sixty-six percent in 2015 from the previous year. However,... the report also said foreign investment will likely drop by between ten percent and 15 percent this year due to growing global economic uncertainties and slowing global trade. Visit ‘Arirang News’ Official Pages Facebook(NEWS): http://www.facebook.com/newsarirang Homepage: http://www.arirang.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/arirangtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/arirangworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/arirangworld
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World Trade Symposium 2017 - Summary Video
 
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The World Trade Symposium proposes a highly interactive, action-oriented C-Level dialogue on the major themes that will shape the future direction of international trade. The 2017 edition agenda covered the digital and innovative trade trends, with an eye to the regulatory, economic and technological elements in intelligent trade, sustainable trade and integrated trade.
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05 Global Investment Outlook 2017
 
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Decent Jobs for Youth
 
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Be part of the #DecentJobsforYouth and send a video with your views on youth entrepreneurship and self-employment Youth entrepreneurship and self-employment are key elements to a United Nations led Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth. For more information, go to http://unctad.org/youth
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Tim Hortons Foreign Direct Investment Video
 
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Video that shows the evolution of Tim Hortons from a Canadian brand to a global one.
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FDI destination
 
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The FDI Model developed by Ronald Wall at the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) / Erasmus University Rotterdam. Animation was created with Alex Levering. This 3D-GIS animation depicts total foreign direct investment (FDI) received by 1200 cities around the world (2003 - 2014). It is also know as destination FDI. It is based on data by fDi Markets, ORBIS and IHS-Erasmus University. FDI is the investment made by multinational firms in particular cities, into production, control, service and marketing facilities in other cities around the world. These flows of capital tie world cities together into an extremely complex but hierarchic network. FDI is one of the key indicators of a cities integration into the world economy and it explains about 50% of global GDP. These foreign investments are in most cases beneficial to urban development, but can sometimes have a negative impact. Through econometric and GIS analysis I aim to measure the effect of FDI on global cities, or alternatively try to measure the factors which attract these investment to cities. Based on these outcomes I develop urban recommendations and policy how to support a city's economic growth.and make it more competitive. In this globe we see that the world economy is not becoming more homogeneous, but instead that the geographic distribution of FDI is very uneven. It is evident that the global north holds most investment, while the majority of the world's population is in the global south. It is also seen that the highest density of investment is in Europe, North America and Pacific Asia. Understanding the urban determinants of FDI flows (for different industrial sectors) is one of the key challenges in developing truly sustainable cities. Only when we address cities as being part of complex regional and global systems can we really take on this challenge. It is this economic system that forms the backbone of the predicaments of climate change and rising inequality at local, regional and global levels. With big data availability and available algorithms an era has arrived where it becomes possible to technically and politically address the functional performance and structural geography of this disproportionately distributed worldwide system. This research forms part of the upcoming UN-Habitat "State of African Cities 2017" report. This work forms part of the Urban Competitiveness and Resilience (UCR) department at the Institute of Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) / Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), The Netherlands. The UCR team consists of Ronald Wall (Department Head), Monserrat Budding-Polo Ballinas, Dorcas Nthoki, Marina Salimgareeva, Taslim Alade. Related links: http://unhabitat.org/urban-knowledge/... https://advancedurbandesign.com/ http://www.ihs.nl/about_ihs/ihs_staff... http://www.ihs.nl/prospective_student...
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COP 22 Official Side Event: Investing in the planet #InvestPlanet
 
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Investing in the planet: Green banks and other financial tools to scale up mitigation technologies Hosted by: Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), Imperial College London and Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Held: 14 November 2016 at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) in Marrakech, Morocco The Paris Agreement is in place. How do we implement it? Reducing greenhouse gas emissions to meet the global climate change goals requires a step change in technology deployment for the technologies in use or in the late stages of development. The right financial mechanisms need to be in place to encourage investment in low carbon technologies and storage. Experience on the ground shows that getting the financial mechanisms right can be challenging. This session explains the issues and presents solutions for policy makers and investors alike. We need an enabling environment of policy and sufficient financing. There’s a real need around the world to understand the right framework to get the kinds of capital flows that we need into these low carbon sectors. What are some practical ways to do all this? The event took place at the COP22 conference in Marrakech. Morocco and highlighted that financing is essential for both mitigation and adaptation, and in the broader context of the sustainable development goals. Speakers Dr Rob Gross, Imperial College London Gavin Templeton, UK Green Investment Bank Dr Rachael Hall, IChemE Energy Centre Mr Douglass Sims, Natural Resources Defense Council’s Center for Market Innovation Dr Charles Donovan, Imperial College London Mr Mark Apsey, Ameresco and IChemE
Ooyala Raises $35 Million Investment for Global Expansion
 
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Ooyala Raises $35 Million Investment for Global Expansion PARIS - Ooyala, the U.S. based provider of digital video services, has raised $35 million in a new investment round, the company's biggest single raise. For an explanation of the proceeds of the round, which was lead by Australia's Telstra, we spoke with co-founder and CTO Sean Knapp at the UbiQ conference earlier today in Paris. In this conversation, he explains the evolution of linear programmers to digital platforms and other industry trends.
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CSR Roundtable 2013:  Responsible Investment
 
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Responsible investment was the theme at this year's annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Roundtable, held at the International Labour Organization and organized by the ILO, UNCTAD and the OECD. Participants from UN agencies, IOE, ITUC and investment institutions shared their views on the benefits of the roundtable and the challenges to investing responsibly. The CSR Roundtable provides an opportunity to promote policy coherence among international agencies, using the ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy as one of the main instruments. For further information, including reports on the discussions of previous annual meetings, see www.csrroundtable.org .