2018 Press Releases

UNCTAD Press Releases

Monday, 22 October
  • World Investment Forum Grand Opening [PR]
  • Game Changers Summit [PR]
  • Investment Promotion Awards [PR]
Tuesday, 23 October
  • Global Leaders Investment Summit I: Investment in a New Era of Globalization [PR]
  • Sustainable Stock Exchange (SSE) Global Dialogue [PR #1] [PR #2]
  • Sustainable Stock Exchange (SSE) Awards [PR]
  • Netherlands UNCTAD Partnership Agreement [PR]
Wednesday, 24 October
  • Global Leaders Investment Summit II: Investment in a New Era of Industrialization [PR]
  • Entrepreneurship, Migration and the SDGs [PR]
  • GER Awards [PR]
Thursday, 25 October
  • UN Upgrades International Investment Rules Reform Package [PR]
  • UN Launches One Stop Shop for Development Finance [PR]
  • Family Business as a Force for Long-term Good [PR]
  • Women in Business Awards [PR]
Friday, 26 October
  • Creating New and Better Jobs Through Investment [PR]


Partner’s Press Releases

IOC – Investing in Sport for the SDGs: A Dedicated Panel at the WIF 2018 [PR]

IOM – IOM Joins UNCTAD and UNHCR to Publish Entrepreneurship Policy Guide for Migrants and Refugees [PR]

IPU – IPU brings Parliaments to World Investment Forum [PR]

UNIDO – Attracting international investment to accelerate Africa’s industrialization [PR]

WFE – The WFE participates in UNCTAD’s 2018 World Investment Forum [PR]


External Press Coverage

Radio Lac Matin – Les enjeux du Forum mondial de l’investissement, à Genève [PR]

India Blooms – Governments, businesses ‘walk the talk’ for investment in sustainable development: UN forum [PR]

Xinhua News Agency – Multilateralism, cooperation highlighted at World Investment Forum [PR]

Xinhua News Agency – President of UN General Assembly highlights multilateralism during Geneva world investment forum [PR]

China.org – Multilateralism, cooperation highlighted at World Investment Forum [PR]

Forbes – Binance Charity Foundation Launches Blockchain Donation Portal At UNCTAD World Investment Forum [PR]

Namibia Economist – FDI is critical and remains the largest external source of finance for developing countries – President [PR]

Tralac – Promoting foreign direct investment to LLDCs [PR]

IISD – Responsible Investment, Financial Disclosure and Reporting Standards [PR]