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The continued lack of adequate investment protection in Europe

Nikos Lavranos, Secretary General, EFILA

Recently, the UNCTAD Investment Division announced that it had “completed its regular semi-annual update of the Investment Dispute Settlement Navigator… 808 more words


Ex Tempore 2017

Great evening with the United Nations Society of Writers (UNSW) in Geneva during the 21st Ex Tempore salon.

In total, there were 17 readers among the 57 participants representing  UN, UNHCR, OHCHR, ILO, ITU, WIPO, UNDP, UNCTAD. 59 more words

Blerim Mustafa

Our 2016 Meetings Industry Report Is Featured in the The Standard (Kenya)

Kenya seeks to go one better in conference tourism in 2017

By Lee Mwiti Updated Tue, January 3rd 2017 at 00:00 GMT +3 SHARE THIS ARTICLE… 450 more words


ASEAN multinationals

* This is my article in BusinessWorld last November 23, 2016.

Until the 1980s, when people talk about multinational enterprises (MNEs) — also known as multinational companies (MNCs) or transnational corporations (TNCs) — they refer mostly to multinationals from the US, Canada, Europe, and Japan. 555 more words

UNCTAD – Maritime transport review 2016

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) posted the 2016 Review of Maritime Transport.

The present edition of the Review of Maritime Transport… 865 more words


Boycotting Palestinian workers: update

I have written before about the ethics of boycotting settlement businesses that employ Palestinians.

Data from a recent UNCTAD report ought to give advocates of such boycotts pause: 62 more words


"From Whose Decisions to Whose Actions?" Reflections on UNCTAD 14, Youth Participation and Development

By Matthew Ayibakuro

It has been just over two weeks since I joined over two hundred youths from all over the world in Nairobi for the Youth Forum of the 14th United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.   983 more words