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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)
FINANC & ECON CRISIS OF 2008/09

The Financial and Economic Crisis of 2008-2009 and Developing Countries

16 May 2011
This book examines how developing countries were affected by the global economic and financial crisis. It reflects on lessons learnt and on the policy agenda necessary for supporting such countries. Contributions fall into three categories: 1) general issues on the causes of the crisis and its tr...
ALCANCE Y DEFINICIONES

Alcance y definiciones

Colección de publicaciones de la UNCTAD sobre temas relacionados con los Acuerdos Internacionales de Inversión II

Series:
UNCTAD Series on Issues in International Investment Agreements (Series One)
28 Oct 2011
El presente volumen forma parte de una serie de ediciones revisidas -- continuaciones -- de la Colección de publicaciones de la UNCTAD sobre temas relacionados con los acuerdos internacionales de inversión. La primera parte de esa serie fue publicada de 1999 a 2005 como parte del programa de trab...
PORTEE DEFINITIONS COLLECT CNUCED

Portée et définitions

Collection de la CNUCED consacrée aux problèmes relatifs aux accords internationaux d'investissement II

Series:
UNCTAD Series on Issues in International Investment Agreements (Series One)
12 Dec 2011
SCOPE & DEFINITION A SEQUEL

Scope and Definition

A Sequel

Series:
UNCTAD Series on Issues in International Investment Agreements (Series One)
6 Apr 2011
This UNCTAD paper, the sequel to the 1999 Pink Series paper on scope and definition, considers how the concepts of investment and investor have been defined in existing international investment agreements (IIAs), and how different definitions have been interpreted by arbitral tribunals, moving be...
MOST FAVOURED NATION TREATMENT #2

Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment

A Sequel

Series:
UNCTAD Series on Issues in International Investment Agreements (Series One)
9 Feb 2011
The publication contains an explanation of Most Favored Nation (MFN) treatment and some of the key issues that arise in its negotiation, particularly the scope and application of MFN treatment to the liberalization and protection of foreign investors in recent treaty practice. The paper provides...
PAISES MENOS ADELANTADOS 2010

Los Países Menos Adelantados Informe de 2010

Hacia una nueva arquitectura internacional del desarrollo

Series:
Informe sobre los Países Menos Adelantados
31 Dec 2010
En los últimos tres decenios, los países menos adelantados (PMA) han seguido una estrategia de desarrollo encaminada a aprovechar las posibilidades creativas de las fuerzas del mercado mediante la reducción del papel del Estado en el proceso de desarrollo. En los primeros dos decenios, hubo pocos...
RPT LES PAYS MOINS AVANCES 2010

Rapport Sur Les Pays les Moins Avancés 2010

Vers une nouvelle architecture internationale du développement pour les PMA

Series:
Rapport sur les pays les moins avancés
20 Sep 2011
Ce rapport appelle à la création d'une nouvelle architecture internationale du développement (NAID) en faveur des pays les moins avancés (PMA). Cette architecture viserait: a) à inverser la marginalisation des PMA dans l’économie mondiale et contribuer à leurs efforts de rattrapage, b) à soutenir...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2010

The Least Developed Countries Report 2010

Towards a New International Development Architecture for LDCs

Series:
Least Developed Countries Report
23 Dec 2010
This report calls for the creation of a new international development architecture (NIDA) for the LDCs aimed at: a) reversing their marginalization in the global economy and helping them in their catch-up efforts; b) supporting a pattern of accelerated economic growth and diversification to impro...
BEST PRACTICE IN INVESTMENT DEV

Best Practices in Investment for Development

How Post-conflict Countries can attract and Benefit from FDI - Lessons from Croatia and Mozambique

Series:
Investment Advisory Series
9 Feb 2011
Normally, foreign direct investment (FDI) requires peace and stability. The purpose of this study is to examine the reverse relationship: whether, when and how FDI can be attracted and utilized in post-conflict conditions to promote economic stability and development, thereby making a contributio...
TRANS CORP V19 #1 APR 2010

Transnational Corporations Vol.19 No.1, April 2010

Series:
Transnational Corporations
9 Feb 2011
This periodical takes a fresh look at major legal, sectoral, regional and environmental issues facing corporations operating internationally. Issued three times a year, it focuses on in-depth, policy-oriented research findings on significant issues relating to the activities of transnational corp...
TRANSPORTE MARITIMO EN 2010

El transporte marítimo en 2010

Series:
Transporte Marítimo, El
15 Sep 2011
Más del 80 por ciento del comercio internacional de mercancías se transporta por mar, y un porcentaje aún mayor del comercio de los países en desarrollo se realiza en los buques. Esta publicación anual es una importante fuente de información sobre este sector vital. Se sigue de cerca los aconteci...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2010 (R)

Review of Maritime Transport 2010 (Russian language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Russian)
21 Sep 2011
More than 80 per cent of international trade in goods is carried by sea, and an even higher percentage of developing-country trade is carried in ships. This annual publication is an important source of information on this vital sector. It closely monitors developments affecting world seaborne tra...
ETUDE TRANSPORTS MARITIM 2010

Étude sur les transports maritimes 2010

Series:
Etude sur les transports maritimes
16 Mar 2011
La récession qui a marqué l’économie mondiale et les échanges de marchandises en 2009 a radicalement modifié le paysage des transports maritimes. Une reprise est en cours au niveau mondial, mais elle est inégale, plus lente que celles qui ont suivi les récentes récessions précédentes, et remise e...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2010 (A)

Review of Maritime Transport 2010 (Arabic language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Arabic)
31 Dec 2010
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 2010

Review of Maritime Transport 2010

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
5 Apr 2011
More than 80 per cent of international trade in goods is carried by sea, and an even higher percentage of developing-country trade is carried in ships. This annual publication is an important source of information on this vital sector. It closely monitors developments affecting world seaborne tra...
INFORMATION ECON RPT 2010

Information Economy Report 2010

ICTs, Enterprises and Poverty Alleviation

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Information Economy Report (IER)
2 Nov 2010
The Information Economy Report 2010: ICT, Enterprises and Poverty Alleviation is the fifth in the flagship series published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). As one of few annual reports that monitor global trends related to information and communication technolo...
INFORME SOBRE COMERCIO DESARR 2010

Informe sobre el Comercio y el Desarrollo 2010

Empleo, Globalización y Desarrollo

Series:
Informe sobre el comercio y el desarrollo
11 May 2011
La reactivación mundial después de lo que se considera la peor crisis económica y financiera desde los años treinta sigue siendo frágil, y el abandono prematuro de las políticas macroeconómicas de estimulación de la demanda con el fin de reducir el déficit fiscal podría frenar la recuperación. Es...
RAPPORT SUR COMMERCE DEV 2010

Rapport sur le Commerce et le Développement 2010

Emploi, Mondialisation et Développment

Series:
Rapport sur le commerce et le développement
7 Apr 2011
Le rapport sur le commerce de la CNUCED analyse les tendances économiques et les principales questions d´orientation présentant un intérêt international et formule des suggestions pour traiter ces questions à différents niveaux.
TRADE & DEV RPT 2010

Trade and Development Report 2010

Employment, Globalization and Development

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
22 Oct 2010
The Report 2010 focuses on the need to make employment creation a priority in economic policy. Unemployment is the most pressing social and economic problem of our time, not least because, especially in developing countries, it is closely related to poverty. The fallout from the global crisis has...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2010

World Investment Report 2010

Investing in a Low-Carbon Economy

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
20 Aug 2010
The World Investment Report 2010 marks its 20th anniversary edition and draws attention to investing in a low-carbon economy. The report illustrates global and regional trends in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) followed by recent policy developments. Global FDI witnessed a modest, but uneven re...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2010

Le développement économique en Afrique rapport 2010

La coopération Sud-Sud - L'Afrique et les nouvelles formes de partenariat pour le développement

Series:
Développement économique en Afrique, Le
16 Aug 2010
Le Rapport 2010 sur le développement économique en Afrique examine les tendances récentes des relations du continent avec d’autres pays en développement et les nouvelles formes de partenariat dans lesquelles s’inscrivent ces relations. Le rapport analyse les divers arrangements institutionnels qu...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2010(C)

Economic Development in Africa Report 2010 (Chinese language)

South-South Cooperation - Africa and the New Forms of Development Partnership

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report (Chinese language)
16 Aug 2010
The increasing role of large developing countries in global trade, finance, investment and governance, coupled with their rapid economic growth, has stimulated debate on the implications for Africa’s development. The Report examines recent trends in the economic relationships of Africa with other...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2010

Economic Development in Africa Report 2010

South-South Cooperation: Africa and the New Forms of Development Partnership

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
16 Jul 2010
The increasing role of large developing countries in global trade, finance, investment and governance, coupled with their rapid economic growth, has stimulated debate on the implications for Africa’s development. The Report examines recent trends in the economic relationships of Africa with other...
DISPOSITIONS RELATIVES A LA PROMOT

Dispositions relatives a la promotion de l'investissement dans les accords internationaux d'investissement

Études de la CNUCED sur les politiques d’investissement international au service du développement

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
18 May 2010
La promotion de l’investissement englobe toutes les activités et mesures visant à accroître l’investissement étranger dans le pays d’accueil. Les facteurs qui influent sur les flux d’investissement sont notamment le cadre institutionnel de l’investissement étranger, la situation économique et la ...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2010 (CD)

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2010 (Includes CD-ROM)

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
15 Feb 2011
This publication 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. It presents consolidated reference statistics considered of particular importance fo...
DIFFERENDS ENTRE INVESTISSEURS

Différends Entre Investisseurs et État

Prévention et Modes de Règlement autres que l'arbitrage

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
16 May 2011
Cette série vise à présenter une analyse équilibrée des questions qui peuvent se poser dans le contexte des travaux internationaux sur la définition de règles en matière d’investissement et sur leur incidence sur le développement. Elle a pour but de contribuer à une meilleure intelligence de ques...
INVESTOR STATE DISPUTES PREVENTION

Investor-State Disputes

Prevention and Alternatives to Arbitration

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
8 Oct 2010
International arbitration has been the most commonly used method for the settlement of international investment disputes. However, other forms of dispute settlements are, to date, only rarely used in practice. Taking into consideration that international arbitration does have a distinct set of di...
IDENTIFICATION DES ASPECTS ESSENTI

Identification des aspects essentiels des accords d'investissement dans la région de l'APEC

Études de la CNUCED sur les politiques d’investissement international au service du développement

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
28 Apr 2010
Le secrétariat de la Conférence des Nations Unies sur le commerce et le développement (CNUCED) administre un programme concernant les accords en matière d’investissement international. Celui-ci vise à aider les pays en développement à participer aussi efficacement que possible à la définition de ...
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVAT RPT 2010

Technology and Innovation Report 2010

Enhancing Food Security in Africa through Science, Technology and Innovation

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Technology and Innovation Report (TIR)
16 Jun 2010
The 2010 Technology and Innovation Report - Enhancing Food Security in Africa Through Science, Technology and Innovation - focuses on the challenges of improving agricultural performance in Africa and the role of technology and innovation in raising agricultural production and incomes of all farm...