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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)
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...
HOW INTEGRATE FDI & SKILLS DEV

How to Integrate FDI and Skill Development

Lessons from Canada and Singapore

Series:
Investment Advisory Series
20 Sep 2011
TNCs, being on average more productive and technologyintensive than domestic firms, tend to bring positive contributions to the local economy, including in the form of skills development. TNC activity and skills upgrading have a complementary relationship, as they tend to reinforce each other (UN...
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...
RAPPORT 2010 SUR TECHNOLOGIE INNOV

Rapport 2010 sur la Technologie et L'innovation

Renforcer la Sécurité Alimentaire en Afrique Grâce à la Science, à la Technologie et à L'innovation

24 Aug 2010
Le présent rapport est axé sur l’amélioration des résultats de l’activité agricole en Afrique et sur la contribution de la technologie et de l’innovation à l’élévation de la production agricole et des revenus de tous les agriculteurs, y compris les petits paysans. Une grande partie de l’analyse e...
ANALISIS POLITICA INVERS SALVADOR

Análisis de la Política de Inversión

El Salvador

4 Nov 2010
El Salvador tomó una firme decisión estratégica para desarrollar una economía de mercado abierto hace décadas y ha adoptado una actitud abierta hacia la inversión extranjera directa (IED). Se han implementado muchas reformas durante las últimas décadas, que reflejan esta decisión: la integración ...
INVEST POLICY REV SALVADOR

Investment Policy Review - El Salvador

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
19 Oct 2010
El Salvador made a firm strategic choice to develop as an open market economy decades ago, and it has long adopted an open attitude towards FDI. A large number of reforms have been implemented in the past decades that reflect this choice: regional economic integration has been fostered and crucia...
INTL ACC & REPORTING ISSUES 2009

International Accounting and Reporting Issues

2009 Review

Series:
International Accounting and Reporting Issues
2 Nov 2010
Over the last two years, the world economy has gone through a major crisis. The twenty-sixth session of UNCTAD’s Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting (ISAR) provides an important opportunity for examining various issues pertaining to co...
INVEST POLICY REV SIERRA LEONE

Investment Policy Review - Sierra Leone

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
12 Aug 2010
Sierra Leone has important investment opportunities and growth potential in various sectors of the economy. The country continues however to bear the impact of the civil war 2002, including in terms of weak economic performance, human capital shortages, deficient infrastructure network and poor i...
TRANS CORP V18 #3 DEC 2009

Transnational Corporations Vol.18 No.3, December 2009

Series:
Transnational Corporations
25 May 2010
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...
TRANS CORP V18 #2 AUG 2009

Transnational Corporations Vol.18 No.2, August 2009

Series:
Transnational Corporations
22 Apr 2010
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...
TRADE & ENVIRO REVIEW 2009

Trade and Environment Review 2009/2010

Promoting Poles of Clean Growth to Foster the Transition to a More Sustainable Economy

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Trade and Environment Review
22 Apr 2010
While several rapidly industrializing developing countries have not seen a major slump in their growth by the recent economic and financial crises, UNCTAD´s Trade and Environment Review 2009/2010 (TER 09/10) focuses on the 140 plus low-income and least developed countries, which have not caused t...
PAPEL LOS ACUERDOS INTL INVERSION

El Papel de Los Acuerdos Internacionales de Inversión en La Atracción de Inversión Extranjera Directa Hacia Los Países en Desarrollo

Colección de publicaciones de la UNCTAD sobre las políticas internacionales de inversión para el desarrollo

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
12 Aug 2010
Ante la preocupación, reiteradamente manifestada, de que los acuerdos internacionales de inversión (AII) no son suficientemente eficaces para promover corrientes de inversión extranjera, el objetivo del presente estudio es evaluar nuevamente los efectos de ese tipo de acuerdos. Para tal fin, el e...