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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)
INTL ACC & REPORTING ISSUES 2006

International Accounting and Reporting Issues

2006 Review

Series:
International Accounting and Reporting Issues
19 Oct 2007
This volume of the 2006 Review of International Accounting and Reporting Issues contains the proceedings of the twenty-third session of the Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting. The two main agenda items the session dealt with were: a r...
CONTROV ENTRE INVERSORES ESTADOS

Controversias entre Inversores y Estados Basadas en Tratados Internacionales

Examen General

Series:
Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre Comercio y Desarrollo
21 Sep 2007
La solución de controversias entre los inversores y los Estados en los que realizan sus operaciones es un aspecto clave del sistema de protección de la inversión establecido por los acuerdos internacionales de inversiones. De ahí que la mayoría de esos acuerdos contengan disposiciones relativas a...
CONSERVER LA FLEXIBILITE DANS LES

Conserver la flexibilité dans les AII (Accords Internationaux d'Investissement)

utilisation des réserves

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
21 Sep 2007
Ce document évalue les divers moyens dont disposent les parties contractantes d'un accord international d'investissement (AII) lorsqu'elles tentent de préserver une certaine dose de flexibilité et d'autonomie en matière réglementaire. Il explore les préférences constatées pour la flexibilité qui ...
PAISES MENOS ADELANTADOS 2007

Los Países Menos Adelantados Informe de 2007

El conocimiento, el aprendizaje technológico y la innovación para el desarrollo

Series:
Informe sobre los Países Menos Adelantados
25 Jan 2008
En el presente Informe se examinan políticas nacionales e internacionales para promover el aprendizaje tecnológico y la innovación en los países menos adelantados (PMA). Se amplía y profundiza el análisis del año 2006 centrándose en las políticas para promover el avance tecnológico con miras al c...
PAYS LES MOINS AVANCES RPT 2007

Rapport sur les Pays les Moins Avancés 2007

Savoir, apprentissage technologique et innovation pour le développement

Series:
Rapport sur les pays les moins avancés
25 Jan 2008
Ce rapport est la source la plus complète et la plus fiable d´analyses et de données socioéconomiques sur les nations les plus pauvres du monde. Il s´adresse à un large public, y compris les pouvoirs publics, les décideurs, les chercheurs et tous ceux qui s´intéressent aux pays les moins avancés ...
ANALISIS POLITICA INVERS COLOMBIA

Análisis de la Política de Inversión

Colombia

16 Nov 2007
Los Análisis de las Políticas de Inversión realizados por la UNCTAD tienen por objeto ayudar a los países a mejorar sus políticas de inversión y dar a conocer a los gobiernos y al sector privado internacional el clima de inversión de un país determinado, en este caso Colombia.
EXAMEN POLITIQUE L

Examen de la Politique de l'investissement - Maroc

15 Sep 2008
Ce rapport présente les flux et tendances des investissements étrangers directs (IED) au Maroc et de leurs effets sur l'économie nationale. Il analyse le cadre juridique, réglementaire et institutionnel de l'investissement au Maroc et évalue l'efficacité de la politique de promotion de l'investis...
INFORME SOBRE COMERCIO DESARR 2007

Informe sobre el Comercio y el Desarrollo 2007

Cooperación Regional para el Desarrollo

Series:
Informe sobre el comercio y el desarrollo
30 Apr 2008
Esta edición del Informe anticipa un quinto año consecutivo de crecimiento general y de demanda continuada de productos primarios que contribuyen a un aumento general del producto domestico bruto por capita en los países en vías de desarrollo. Sin embargo, el informe advierte de que el riesgo pri...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2007 (R)

Trade and Development Report 2007 (Russian language)

Regional Cooperation for Development

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
30 Apr 2008
n its analysis of global economic prospects, the Report says the current global economic environment provides great opportunities for catch-up growth and meeting the Millennium Development Goals. However, the world economy is overshadowed by serious current-account imbalances, and by large specul...
RAPPORT SUR COMMERCE DEV 2007

Rapport sur le Commerce et le Développement 2007

La Coopération Régionale au Service du Développement

Series:
Rapport sur le commerce et le développement
30 Apr 2008
Ce rapport constitue une source précieuse d'analyse des tendances et perspectives de l'économie mondiale. L'édition 2007 examine le rôle que la coopération des partenaires régionaux, par des réponses collectives et coordonnées, peut jouer face au défi de la mondialisation. Chaque année, le point ...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2007 (A)

Trade and Development Report 2007 (Arabic language)

Regional Cooperation for Development

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report (Arabic)
30 Apr 2008
In its analysis of global economic prospects, the Report says the current global economic environment provides great opportunities for catch-up growth and meeting the Millennium Development Goals. However, the world economy is overshadowed by serious current-account imbalances, and by large specu...
TRANSPORTE MARITIMO EN 2007

El transporte marítimo en 2007

Series:
Transporte Marítimo, El
16 Sep 2008
Este informe anual facilita las principales estadísticas relativas al transporte marítimo mundial y se centra en las actividades marítimas de los países en desarrollo en comparación con otros. Asimismo, muestra la correlación entre el desarrollo del comercio mundial y el transporte marítimo. El c...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANSPORT 2007 (R)

Review of Maritime Transport 2007 (Russian language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
24 Sep 2008
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 2007

Étude sur les transports maritimes 2007

Series:
Etude sur les transports maritimes
6 Mar 2009
Cette étude décrit les principales tendances des transports maritimes mondiaux et fournit des données statistiques pertinentes sur le sujet. Elle met l’accent sur l’évolution des activités de transport maritime des pays en développement en comparaison avec d’autres groupes de pays. Elle met aussi...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANSPORT 2007 (A)

Review of Maritime Transport 2007 (Arabic language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Arabic)
30 Jul 2008
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.

UNIVERSE OF THE LARGEST TRANSNATIO

The Universe of the Largest Transnational Corporations

Series:
UNCTAD Current Studies on FDI and Development
28 Dec 2007
The publication analyses the universe of the largest transnational corporations TNCs globally and those from developing countries, the market concentration of these firms and the internationalization of their activities. It also addresses the questions of how transnational are TNCs and proposes a...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2007

Review of Maritime Transport 2007

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
27 Feb 2008
The 2007 review identifies the main developments in world maritime transport and provides relevant statistical data. It focuses on developments concerning maritime activities in developing countries as compared with other groups of countries. It highlights the correlation between the development ...
INFORMATION ECON RPT 2007/08

Information Economy Report 2007-2008

Science and Technology for Development - The New Paradigm of ICT

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Information Economy Report (IER)
19 Feb 2008
The world economy is increasingly driven by technological innovations. UNCTAD’s Information Economy Report 2007-2008 analyses the current and potential contributions of information and communications technology (ICT) to knowledge creation and diffusion. It looks at how developing countries use ...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2007

Economic Development in Africa 2007

Reclaiming Policy Space - Domestic Resource Mobilization and Developmental States

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
5 Oct 2007
The 2007 Report examines domestic resource mobilization for growth and poverty reduction in African countries. It analyses how African countries can increase domestic resources and channel them into productive investments. The Report also examines how African countries can reclaim development “po...
PROCEED 5TH REGIONAL INTERREG

Proceedings of the Fifth Inter-regional Debt Management Conference

16 Nov 2007
This publication is a compilation of summaries of panel discussions and selected papers on themes deliberated by debt management experts and professionals at UNCTAD’s Fifth Inter-regional Debt Management Conference, held in Geneva in June 2005. The conference was organized by UNCTAD’s Debt Manage...
INVEST POLICY REV ZAMBIA

Investment Policy Review - Zambia

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
21 Sep 2007
To date, the performance of the Zambian private sector had been poor due largely to the high cost of capital and domestic inputs for local production, which make sustaining competitiveness in an open economy practically difficult. The present Investment Review notes that since the introduction of...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2007

World Investment Report 2007

Transnational Corporations, Extractive Industries and Development (Includes CD-ROM)

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
25 Oct 2007
The role of transnational corporations in extractive industries is attracting renewed attention, partly as a result of rising commodity prices and increased demand from emerging economies. This year, the World Investment Report examines TNC’s activities in extractive industries and their developm...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2007

Trade and Development Report 2007

Regional Cooperation for Development

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
7 Sep 2007
The current edition of the Report anticipates a fifth consecutive year of overall output growth and continued strong demand for primary commodities contributing to an overall increase in per capita gross domestic product in developing countries. The main risk to this positive scenario, the Report...
MODEL LAW ON COMPETITION

Model Law on Competition

Substantive Possible Elements for a Competition Law, Commentaries and Alternative Approaches in Existing Legislations

Series:
UNCTAD Series on Issues in Competition Law and Policy
10 Aug 2007
This document presents a revised version of The Commentary to the Model Law on Competition published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva in January 2007. It includes changes to The Commentaries on Possible Elements of a Competition Law and changes in natio...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2006/07 (DVD)

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2006-2007 (DVD-ROM)

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
10 Aug 2007
The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2006-2007 on DVD provides a comprehensive collection of statistical data relevant to the analysis of international trade, investment and development, for individual countries and for economic and trade groupings. The DVD presents reference statistics considered o...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2007

The Least Developed Countries Report 2007

Knowledge, Technological Learning and Innovation for Development

Series:
Least Developed Countries Report
10 Aug 2007
The Least Developed Countries are a group of 50 countries that have been identified as “least developed” in terms of their low GDP, their weak human assets and their high degree of economic vulnerability. The 2007 edition of the Report focuses on national and international policies that promote k...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2006/07

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2006-2007

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
10 Aug 2007
The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2006-07 provides a comprehensive collection of statistical data relevant to the analysis of international trade, investment and development, for individual countries and for economic and trade groupings. The publication presents consolidated reference statistics ...