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Established in 1964, UNCTAD promotes the development-friendly integration of developing countries into the world economy. UNCTAD has progressively evolved into an authoritative knowledge-based institution whose work aims to help shape current policy debates and thinking on development, with a particular focus on ensuring that domestic policies and international action are mutually supportive in bringing about sustainable development.

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
TRADE & DEV RPT 2009

Trade and Development Report 2009

Responding to the Global Crisis - Climate Change Mitigation and Development

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United Nations Trade and Development Report
9 Sep 2009
The Trade and Development Report 2009, subtitled Responding to the Global Crisis - Climate Change Mitigation and Development” addresses the main issues of global economic outlook and short-term policy response to the financial and economic crisis, international monetary reform to complement stric...
PROTECTION NATL SECURITY IN IIAS

The Protection of National Security in IIAs

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
10 Nov 2009
After almost two decades of nearly unequivocal support for investment liberalization, many countries have started to re-evaluate these policies, and some have introduced adjustments, thereby exercising their right to regulate foreign investment to pursue domestic policy objectives. Security conce...
PAISES MENOS ADELANTADOS 2009

Los Países Menos Adelantados Informe de 2009

El Estado y la Gobernanza del Desarollo

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Informe sobre los Países Menos Adelantados
10 May 2010
En el informe se insiste en que no hay un modelo único y optimo de desarrollo aplicable a todos los países, por lo que se hace un llamamiento a la diversificación de las políticas y el aprendizaje institucional. Se reconocen los profundos vínculos de complementación existentes entre los sectores ...
PAYS LES MOINS AVANCES RPT 2009

Les Pays les Moins Avancés Rapport 2009

L'État et la Gouvernance du Développement

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Rapport sur les pays les moins avancés
3 Sep 2010
Les pays les moins avances (PMA) sont un group de pays que l'ONU considère comme étant ceux dont le développement est le moins avance eu égard à leur faible PIB par habitant, à leur faible capital humain et a leur forte vulnérabilité économique. Le présent Rapport affirme que la gravité des effet...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2009

The Least Developed Countries Report 2009

The State and Development Governance

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Least Developed Countries Report
15 Aug 2009
The Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are a group of countries that have been classified by the United Nations as least developed in terms of their low GDP per capita, their weak human assets and their high degree of economic vulnerability. This Report argues that the impact of the global economic...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2009

Economic Development in Africa Report 2009

Strengthening Regional Economic Intregration for Africa's Development

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Economic Development in Africa Report
27 Jun 2009
The Report focuses on ways of strengthening regional economic integration for Africa´s development. It complements existing institutional analyses of regional integration in Africa with an economic analysis of trade in goods and services, migration and investment, and surveys recent trends in the...
DISPOSICIONES DE PROMOCION

Disposiciones de Promoción de la Inversión en los Acuerdos Internacionales de Inversión

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
21 Apr 2009
Este documento no tiene por objetivo debatir la cuestión de la promoción de la inversión sino la cuestión del grado de promoción activa de la inversión que deben ofrecer los países. Se plantea la cuestión de cómo instrumentalizar los Acuerdos Internacionales de Inversión (AII) para reforzar las m...
REGULACION INTERNACIONAL INVERSION

Regulación Internacional de la Inversión

Balance, Retos y Camino a Seguir

21 Apr 2009
Esta publicación examina sesenta años de regulación internacional de la inversión y se identifican las principales tendencias de la práctica actual de conclusión de tratados. A partir de este análisis, se describen los principales retos y problemas que plantea el sistema de Acuerdos Internacional...
GLOBAL ECON CRISIS SYSTEMIC

The Global Economic Crisis

Systemic Failures and Multilateral Remedies

20 Apr 2009
United Nations Conference's on Trade and Development (UNCTAD’s) longstanding call for stronger international monetary system and financial governances rings true in today’s crisis, which is global and systemic in nature. This report has been established by the UNCTAD interdivisional Task Force on...
CONTRIBUTION COMMERCE RENFORCE

Contribution du Commerce au Renforcement du Développement et à la Réduction de la Pauvreté

Aspects Liés à La Mobilité de la Main-d'Oeuvre et au Commerce des Compétences

6 Mar 2009
Le présent document tente de donner une vue d’ensemble des incidents de la circulation et de l’intégration de la main-d’œuvre à l’échelle mondiale sur le commerce, le développement et la réduction de la pauvreté. Il tente aussi de répondre à la question de savoir comment mieux gérer la mobilité t...
TRANSPORTE MARITIMO EN 2008

El transporte marítimo en 2008

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Transporte Marítimo, El
30 Apr 2010
Dado que más del 80% del volumen del comercio mundial de mercancías es transportado por vía marítima, el transporte marítimo continúa siendo el pilar en que se apoyan el comercio internacional y la globalización. En 2007, el volumen del comercio marítimo internacional llegó a 8.020 millones de to...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2008 (R)

Review of Maritime Transport 2008 (Russian language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Russian)
20 Sep 2009
The Review of Maritime Transport provides an analysis of structural and cyclical changes affecting seaborne trade, ports and shipping, as well as an extensive collection of statistical information.

REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2008 (A)

Review of Maritime Transport 2008 (Arabic language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Arabic)
20 Sep 2009
The Review of Maritime Transport provides an analysis of structural and cyclical changes affecting seaborne trade, ports and shipping, as well as an extensive collection of statistical information.

ETUDE TRANSPORTS MARITIM 2008

Étude sur les transports maritimes 2008

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Etude sur les transports maritimes
5 Sep 2009
Cette étude annuelle identifie les principales évolutions dans le transport maritime mondial et fournit des données statistiques a échelle internationale. Elle porte un regard sur l’équilibre réserves/demandes en matière de construction et de reforme naval, le développement de ports, privatisatio...
PUESTA EN PRATICAL DE NORMAS

Aplicación Práctica de las Normas Internacionales de Información Financiera

Lecciones Aprendidas - Estudios Monográficos por Países sobre las NIIF

22 Apr 2009
Desde 2005, el Grupo de Trabajo Intergubernamental de Expertos en Normas Internacionales de Contabilidad y Presentación de Informes (ISAR) de la UNCTAD ha deliberado sobre los problemas de la aplicación práctica de las NIIF. En el primer capítulo de esta publicación figuran detalles sobre los pri...
MISE EN UVRE PRATIQUE DES NORMES

Enseignements triés de l'Application des Normes Internationales d'Information Financière, Les

Etudes de Cas sur l'Application des IFRS dans Certains Pays

22 Apr 2009
Depuis 2005, le Groupe de travail intergouvernemental d’experts des normes internationales de comptabilité et de publication (ISAR) examine les problèmes pratiques posés par l’application des IFRS. Le premier chapitre de la présente publication expose les principaux problèmes pratiques qui se pos...
PRACTICAL IMPLEMENT INTL FINAN

Practical Implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards

Lessons Learned - Country Case Studies in IFRS

9 Jan 2009
What was only a vision three decades ago has now become a reality. As of the beginning of 2005, over 100 countries, including the European Union, either require or permit use of international financial reporting standards (IFRS) for preparation of financial statements by enterprises in their resp...
FDI & TOURISM EAST SOUTH AFRICA

FDI and Tourism

The Development Dimension - East and Southern Africa

Series:
UNCTAD Current Studies on FDI and Development
21 Jan 2009
Many developing countries are looking to tourism as a potentially promising avenue for economic and human development, and foreign direct investment (FDI) is one of the routes through which they can carry out tourism. The study highlights the main findings with respect to the development impacts ...
IDENTIF CORE ELEM INVEST AGRM

Identifying Core Elements in Investment Agreements in the APEC Region

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
2 Feb 2009
This study responds to an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum Investment Experts Group request to identify the core elements in investment agreements in the APEC region. This includes identifying the range of approaches taken in respect of these elements. The study sample, selected by ...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2008

Review of Maritime Transport 2008

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
26 Jan 2009
This annual review identifies the main developments in world maritime transport and provides world-wide statistical data. It takes a look at supply/demand equilibrium in containerized shipping, shipbuilding and shipscrapping, the development of ports, privatization and freight markets among other...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANSPORT 2007 (C)

Review of Maritime Transport 2007 (Chinese language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Chinesec)
The Review of Maritime Transport provides an analysis of structural and cyclical changes affecting seaborne trade, ports and shipping, as well as an extensive collection of statistical information.