High quality corporate reporting is critical for attracting investment and promoting financial stability. UNCTAD is holding this special high-level session on international standards of accounting and reporting to highlight the need for capacity building in accounting.
This meeting will bring together ministers, government officials, and heads of international organisations with standard setters and senior accounting policymakers to discuss the role of corporate transparency and accounting in promoting investment and economic development.
Issues to be addressed
- What are the key aspects of the critical role that accounting and high quality reporting play in facilitating economic growth and financial stability and in reforming financial architecture?
- What are the key challenges that countries face in developing a coherent and sound accounting and reporting infrastructure?
- What are best practices and key lessons learnt in building and assessing accounting and reporting capacity?