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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)
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...
ATTIRER LES INVESTISSEMENTS ETRANG

Attirer Les Investissements Étrangers Directs Dans Les Pays en Développement: La Contribution Des AII

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
12 Aug 2010
Face à la crainte maintes fois formulée que les accords internationaux d’investissement (AII) ne soient pas assez efficaces en matière de promotion de l’investissement étranger direct, l’objectif de la présente étude est de réévaluer leur impact. La présente publication propose une approche théor...
ROLE INTL INVESTMENT AGREEMENT

The Role of International Investment Agreements in Attracting Foreign Direct Investment to Developing Countries

UNCTAD Series on International Investment Policies for Development

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
8 Feb 2010
International investment agreements (IIAs) are a key instrument in the strategies of most countries, in particular developing countries, to attract foreign investment. The objective of this publication is to explore the role of IIAs in attracting FDI into developing countries. The paper starts wi...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2008 (C)

Review of Maritime Transport 2008 (Chinese language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Chinesec)
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.
INVEST POLICY REV REP OF BELARUS

Investment Policy Review - Republic of Belarus

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
14 Nov 2009
After independence in 1991, Belarus chose to maintain a centrally-planned economy with limited forays into privatization. The foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction performance of Belarus was negatively affected. However, since 2007, the authorities have embarked upon a vast reform programme ...
TRANS CORP V18 #1 APR 2009

Transnational Corporations Vol.18 No.1, April 2009

Series:
Transnational Corporations
14 Nov 2009
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...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2009

Le développement économique en Afrique rapport 2009

Renforcer l'intégration économique régionale pour le développement de l'Afrique

Series:
Développement économique en Afrique, Le
9 Aug 2009
Le rapport examine les tendances récentes de ces phénomènes et évalue les possibilités d’accroitre les courants d’échanges, de migration et d’investissement de manière à renforcer le développement économique. Le rapport constate que l’intégration régionale, a condition d’être conçue et appliquée ...
DETERMINACION LOS ELEMENTOS BASICO

Determinación de los Elementos Básicos de los Acuerdos de Inversión de la Región del APEC

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
9 Aug 2009
El presente documento es parte de una Colección de publicaciones de la UNCTAD sobre temas relacionados con las políticas internacionales de inversión para el desarrollo, que es continuación de la Colección de publicaciones de la UNCTAD sobre temas relacionados con los acuerdos internacionales de ...
DEFINITION DE REGLES INTERNATIONAL

Définition de règles internationales en matière d'investissement

État des lieux, défis à relever et perspectives

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
9 Aug 2009
Cet ouvrage passe en revue 60 ans de règles internationales en matière d’investissement, il identifie les principales tendances dans la mise en pratique des traites actuels et la genèse de l’actuel univers de l’accord international d’investissement (AII), au début du 21e siecle. Basée sur cette a...
UNCTAD TRAINING MANUAL STAT V3

UNCTAD Training Manual on Statistics for Foreign Direct Investment and Operations of Transnational Corporations

Volume III - Collecting and Reporting FDI/TNC Statistics, Institutional Issues

11 Nov 2009
Many developing countries, including the least developed countries, have attracted only small amounts of foreign direct investment (FDI) despite their efforts at economic liberalization in an increasingly globalizing world. UNCTAD has prepared this three volume manual with the aim of helping deve...
EXAMEN POLITIQUE L

Examen de la politique d'investissement

Burkina Faso

9 Aug 2009
Cet examen est le dernier d’une série d’examen de politique d’investissement réalise par la Conférence des Nations Unies sur le commerce et le développement (CNUCED), dans le cadre d’une mission exploratoire. Elle évalue le cadre de l’investissement au Burkina Faso. L’examen décrit la structure é...
TRANSPORTE MARITIMO EN 2009

El Transporte Marítimo en 2009

Informe de la secretaría de la UNCTAD

Series:
Transporte Marítimo, El
2 Nov 2010
El informe titulado El transporte marítimo es una publicación periódica preparada por la secretaría de la UNCTAD desde 1968 con el fin de aumentar la transparencia de los mercados marítimos y analizar los acontecimientos pertinentes. El transporte marítimo en 2009 comprende datos y acontecimiento...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2009 (R)

Review of Maritime Transport 2009 (Russian language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Russian)
27 Sep 2010
Against the background of a global financial crisis and economic downturn, growth in seaborne trade continued, albeit at a slower rate. Existing forecasts suggest that the outlook for seaborne trade is uncertain and that some challenging times lie ahead for shipping and international seaborne tra...
ETUDE SUR LES TRANSP MARITIME 2009

Etude sur les Transports Maritimes 2009

Rapport du secrétariat de la CNUCED

Series:
Etude sur les transports maritimes
27 Sep 2010
Sur fond de crise financière mondiale et de récession économique, la croissance du commerce maritime s’est poursuivie, bien que plus lentement. Selon les prévisions, les perspectives sont incertaines pour le trafic maritime international, qui se prépare à traverser une période très difficile, laq...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANSPORT 2009 (C)

Review of Maritime Transport 2009 (Chinese language)

Report by the UNCTAD Secretariat

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Chinesec)
27 Sep 2010
Against the background of a global financial crisis and economic downturn, growth in seaborne trade continued, albeit at a slower rate. Existing forecasts suggest that the outlook for seaborne trade is uncertain and that some challenging times lie ahead for shipping and international seaborne tra...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2009 (A)

Review of Maritime Transport 2009 (Arabic language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Arabic)
27 Sep 2010
Against the background of a global financial crisis and economic downturn, growth in seaborne trade continued, albeit at a slower rate. Existing forecasts suggest that the outlook for seaborne trade is uncertain and that some challenging times lie ahead for shipping and international seaborne tra...