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The Unwavering Presence of Mobiles and the Mini War of Words

by Simran Sharma

The committee commenced with the discussion of the agenda “Unilateral trade sanctions and its implications on development.”

Vice-chair of the committee briefed all the delegates regarding the agenda. 509 more words


Fair Trade of Ideas in UNCTAD

by Simran Sharma

The committee commenced with a reminder from the Delegate of China, that the day’s session would mainly focus on finding and implementing solutions on Unilateral Trade Sanctions. 388 more words


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