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UNCTAD World Investment Forum 2018
 
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The World Investment Forum, celebrating its 10-year anniversary, will be held from 22 to 26 October 2018 at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland. The Forum is a multi-stakeholder gathering at the level of Heads of State and Government, ministers, chief executive officers and principals of international organizations, designed to facilitate dialogue and action on the world's current and emerging investment development challenges. It is recognized by Governments and business leaders as the pre-eminent global gathering for investment policymaking, providing a platform for interacting with participants ranging from the heads of investment promotion agencies, investment treaty negotiators, impact investors and foundations, investment lawyers, academics, stock exchange executives and pension and sovereign wealth fund managers, to international accounting standard setters, corporate social responsibility monitors, entrepreneurs and representatives of non-governmental organizations. World Investment Forum 2018 will focus on the global challenges to international investment in the new era of globalization and industrialization. It will provide an opportunity for open dialogues between all investment stakeholders, the brainstorming of solution-oriented initiatives and the fostering of global partnerships to advance prosperity for all. The previous Forums, held in Ghana (2008), China (2010), Qatar (2012), Switzerland (2014) and Kenya (2016), gathered over 3,000 investment development actors from some 150 countries. World Investment Forum 2018 will feature numerous high-profile events and networking opportunities, including global leaders investment summits, ministerial round tables, an international investment agreements conference, minister and business executive dialogues, several multi-stakeholder sessions on special themes, a global sustainable stock exchanges dialogue, an investment promotion conference, private-sector led discussions and United Nations awards ceremonies. World Investment Forum 2018 also provides an opportunity for high-level thematic events organized in partnership with other international organizations. Website: http://worldinvestmentforum.unctad.org/
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UNCTAD Explainer - Information and Communication Technology for Development
 
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Information and communications technologies (ICTs) offer increased potential for advancing progress towards economic and social development objectives. The worldwide spread of mobile telephony and communication systems, the growth of Internet networks and widespread use of broadband infrastructure have an impact on international production and trade. But benefits from new ICTs cannot be taken for granted. Making ICT work for development requires more than expanding access to affordable infrastructure. In order to foster productive and inclusive use of ICTs, Governments need to create legal, institutional and policy frameworks and generate the necessary skills in government, business and civil society. UNCTAD assists governments of developing and transition economies towards their increased participation in the information economy. UNCTAD is also working closely with various parts of the UN and other relevant international institutions. Drawing on its policy research, UNCTAD monitors trends related to the “digital divide”, and advises countries on how to design and implement ICT strategies and policies to better participate in the global information economy. UNCTAD's work on Information and Communication Technology for Development: http://unctad.org/en/Pages/DTL/STI_and_ICTs/ICT4D.aspx
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UNCTAD Information Economy Report 2012 Seminar
 
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The Information Economy Report 2012: The Software Industry and Developing Countries is the seventh edition in the flagship series published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). As one of the few annual reports that monitor global trends related to information and communication technologies (ICTs) from a development perspective, the Report is a valuable reference for policymakers. In the 2012 edition, which was launched worldwide on 28 November 2012, special attention is given to the role of software capabilities in accelerating progress towards a more inclusive information society.
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FDI Behind Global Rebound?
 
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What impact might the ongoing deliberate devaluation of currencies have on FDI trends in 2016 and beyond? James X. Zhan, UNCTAD. You can view this video and the full video archive on the Dukascopy TV page: http://www.dukascopy.com/tv/en/#177005 Смотрите Dukascopy TV на вашем языке: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvrussian 用您的语言观看杜高斯贝电视: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvchinese Miren Dukascopy TV en su idioma: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvspanish Schauen Sie Dukascopy TV in Ihrer Sprache: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvgerman Regardez la Dukascopy TV dans votre langue: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvfrench Veja a TV Dukascopy na sua língua: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvpt
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Screening and Monitoring Investments for Sustainable Development
 
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The UNDP- UN Environment Poverty-Environment Initiative supports eight countries in Asia Pacific to achieve Sustainable Development by integrating ecological, climate and fairness concerns into national, subnational and sectoral planning, budgeting and investment processes. The programme supports Ministries of Finance, Planning and Local Government to direct public and private investments to achieve greener, more inclusive economies. In Lao PDR, the Initiative works closely with the Ministry of Planning and Investment to ensure that foreign direct investments in natural resources are environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive. From screening proposals to approval to monitoring impacts, the Government of Lao PDR has been equipped with a wide set of tools that balance the needed economic gains from investments with the protecting the environment and trickling benefits to all.
FDI hinter weltweiter Erholung
 
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Wie kann sich die anhaltende bewusste Abwertung von Währungen auf FDI-Trends im Jahr 2016 und später auswirken? James X. Zhan, UNCTAD. You can view this video and the full video archive on the Dukascopy TV page: http://www.dukascopy.com/tv/de/#177005 Watch Dukascopy TV in your language: https://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytv Смотрите Dukascopy TV на вашем языке: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvrussian 用您的语言观看杜高斯贝电视: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvchinese Miren Dukascopy TV en su idioma: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvspanish Regardez la Dukascopy TV dans votre langue: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvfrench Veja a TV Dukascopy na sua língua: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvpt
2011 Trends and Expectations—A Commentary on Korean Global Business
 
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FULL REPORT Annually in an executive-level commentary, I share thoughts for the upcoming year. Looking back at 2010, North Korean saber rattling took on new meaning with several overt military confrontations against South Korea. Meanwhile, South Korea's economy saw little sign of a double dip recession, which had worried some experts going into 2010, instead we saw continued growth in Korea's global brands. This was further strengthened by the G-20 Summit that showcased, among others, Korean technology leaders Samsung, Hyundai-Kia Motors, and LG. Related to U.S. and South Korea relations and following an amended agreement for the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement, we should soon see the treaty ratified by Congress. Advocates see the FTA boosting annual commerce between the two nations into the billions of Dollars. Looking forward to 2011, North Korea will continue to be a concern. Issues include the Kim regime's succession plans, threats of more border clashes, and an unchecked nuclear arms program. Hoping to address these concerns, we'll see strong outside diplomatic and political pressure for renewed 6 Way Talks, and to quell future border confrontations. I'll continue to monitor and share news as it unfolds. Even in a worst-case scenario, Korean global business and local economy would bounce back and move forward, especially since much manufacturing is now done overseas. Next, The stellar trade performance has enabled Korea to enjoy one of the fastest recoveries among OECD countries. Private consumption will continue its robust recovery, growing 4.1% in 2010. With strong exports and facilities investment, bullish stock markets, and low interest rate policy households will continue to enjoy increased income, improved wealth effect, and a reduced burden of servicing debt that will increase household purchasing power. Building on the momentum of the past 2 years, expect Korea's export-driven firms to push their organizations to carve out even greater market shares. Look for bold announcements and sales targets such as #1 in global sales or production vs. the older "Top 10" or "Top 5" quest. In this effort, expect top Korean firms to expand their organization through M&A. For some, this breaks from a tradition of building and growing from within vs. acquisitions. Additionally, as I noted last year, expect more foreign firms to aggressively target South Korea as a top emerging market. In other words, with Korea performing well many global firms and brands once focused on North American or European business partnerships will now seek out Korean opportunities. This will unfold with global businesses looking to launch new product lines (and brands) in Korea, as well as leading international firms offering their services to Korea's top companies. For foreign businesses entering the Korean market or partnering with Korean firms, I suggest they take efforts to understand not only the culture, but also business norms and expectations. For example, your key management needs access to coaching and someone to answer their questions on topics ranging from strategy to the impact of routine management changes within their Korean partner's organization. It's a small upfront investment and less costly than the consequences, which can include lawsuits, local and expat employee turnover, and months of missed goals and low productivity--not to mention tensions between you and the client over expectations. Finally, expect further growth in Green technology (wind power, solar, and eCars) and government-led initiatives like "Work Smart." With regard to Green, most of Korea's major Groups have boldly entered the renewable and sustainable market and plan to expand sales globally. This includes state of the art manufacturing facilities for wind turbines, solar cells, next generation batteries, and electric power trains. In the shift to these new technologies, forward-thinking firms are moving towards a creativity-centered organizational and workplace culture. On one level, "Work smart" was introduced in Korea to address the quality of life issues raised by its traditional long working hours. According to a Samsung Economic Research Institute report, "Work smart" will spread in 2011, and has a goal to increase productivity and creativity. Work smart includes not only eliminating unnecessary busy work, but grants autonomy in choosing working hours and gives teams the "work from home" option. To conclude, understanding the dynamics of Korea's economy, markets, and major business groups is vital. It is critical to take into consideration Korea's past and current trends. Culture, global influences, cyber-communication, and a 24-hour workday add to this complexity. Bridging Culture Worldwide is dedicated to providing much needed research, analysis, and critical thinking to provide you with answers and insights 24-7-365. 1-310-866-3777
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International Monetary Fund | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: International Monetary Fund Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. You can find other Wikipedia audio articles too at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuKfABj2eGyjH3ntPxp4YeQ In case you don't find one that you were looking for, put a comment. This video uses Google TTS en-US-Standard-D voice. SUMMARY ======= The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., consisting of "189 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." Formed in 1944 at the Bretton Woods Conference primarily by the ideas of Harry Dexter White and John Maynard Keynes, it came into formal existence in 1945 with 29 member countries and the goal of reconstructing the international payment system. It now plays a central role in the management of balance of payments difficulties and international financial crises. Countries contribute funds to a pool through a quota system from which countries experiencing balance of payments problems can borrow money. As of 2016, the fund had SDR477 billion (about $666 billion).Through the fund, and other activities such as the gathering of statistics and analysis, surveillance of its members' economies and the demand for particular policies, the IMF works to improve the economies of its member countries. The organisation's objectives stated in the Articles of Agreement are: to promote international monetary co-operation, international trade, high employment, exchange-rate stability, sustainable economic growth, and making resources available to member countries in financial difficulty.The current Managing Director (MD) and Chairwoman of the International Monetary Fund is noted French lawyer and former politician, Christine Lagarde, who has held the post since 5 July 2011.
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The Awin Report Launch 2017
 
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Shedding light on the industry in its various guises around the world, highlighting local differences and identifying global trends and patterns. With insights drawn from across Awin’s international network in North and South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, as well as observations from regional experts, Awin has compiled the first definitive guide to the global affiliate industry. For any marketer The Awin Report represents a unique opportunity to understand the inner workings of a flourishing channel awash with innovation and ideas. Alongside individual country profiles from each of Awin’s markets, the Report pinpoints several key themes that characterise the entire industry including: - How global retail events like Black Friday are opening up new markets for online retailers - The role that affiliates can play in delivering customers with lifetime value to brands - Why the rise of influencers within the affiliate channel represents a critical challenge to the last-click model - Whether the use of voucher code affiliates can drive incremental value to advertisers - The impact that smartphones have had upon customer journeys and affiliate tracking Altogether the content amounts to a comprehensive assessment of the state of the industry, its present health and prospects for the future. Download the 140+ page interactive PDF report here: https://www.awin.com/gb/market-insights/the-awin-report
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IMF | अंतरराष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष | International Monetary Fund in hindi | mppsc 3rd paper economy
 
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OECD - WikiVidi Documentary
 
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The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development is an intergovernmental economic organisation with 35 member countries, founded in 1960 to stimulate economic progress and world trade. It is a forum of countries describing themselves as committed to democracy and the market economy, providing a platform to compare policy experiences, seeking answers to common problems, identify good practices and coordinate domestic and international policies of its members. Most OECD members are high-income economies with a very high Human Development Index and are regarded as developed countries. OECD is an official United Nations Observer. In 1948, the OECD originated as the Organisation for European Economic Co-operation , led by Robert Marjolin of France, to help administer the Marshall Plan . This would be achieved by allocating American financial aid and implementing economic programs for the reconstruction of Europe after World War II. In 1961, the OEEC was reformed into the O... http://www.wikividi.com ____________________________________ Shortcuts to chapters: 00:01:58: Organisation for European Economic Co-operation 00:04:07: Founding 00:05:28: Enlargement to Central Europe 00:06:20: Reform and further enlargement 00:10:15: Aim 00:11:29: International investments and multinational enterprises 00:13:42: PISA 00:14:07: Taxation 00:17:47: Publishing 00:18:27: Magazine 00:19:14: Statistics 00:19:30: Working papers 00:19:46: Reference works 00:20:21: Meetings 00:21:02: Secretariat 00:23:36: Committees 00:24:07: Current members 00:24:36: Relations with non-members ____________________________________ Copyright WikiVidi. Licensed under Creative Commons. Wikipedia link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OECD
World Bank
 
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The World Bank is a United Nations international financial institution that provides loans to developing countries for capital programs. The World Bank is a component of the World Bank Group, and a member of the United Nations Development Group. The World Bank's official goal is the reduction of poverty. According to its Articles of Agreement, all its decisions must be guided by a commitment to the promotion of foreign investment and international trade and to the facilitation of capital investment. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Indonesia Competitiveness Report - Thierry Geiger
 
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http://www.weforum.org/ 08.06.2011 Thierry Geiger, Senior Economist for the World Economic Forum, reveals the strengths and weaknesses facing Indonesia's fast-growing economy. These findings are explored in-depth in this year's Indonesia Competitiveness Report: http://www.weforum.org/ICR2011
Extractive Industries in LATAM: Foreign Investment and Extractive Industries in Latin America
 
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For more on this event, visit: http://bit.ly/2zBkQ3d For more on the Georgetown Latin America Initiative: https://latinamerica.georgetown.edu October 27, 2017 | Extractive industries are essential components of the economies of many countries in the region. When projects are well implemented, preserve the rights of affected people and its benefits are well managed, extractive industries can contribute to sustainable development and economic opportunities. However, the impact of extractive industries can also represent a serious challenge to the people impacted negatively by their activities. In recent decades, the importance of extractives industries in Latin America and the Caribbean has increased, with countries seeking to provide a stable investment climate, diminishing legal and regulatory framework, and limiting taxes on private companies. This has accelerated rates of economic growth but it has also been accompanied by significant levels of corruption, social conflict and environmental damage, in some cases undermining democracy and the human rights of many people in the region. How can extractive industries and government regulation balance local expectations with national development plans and calibrate industry regulations and investment promotion? How can stakeholders (policymakers at all levels, civil society, multinational corporations) maximize the benefits of extracting resources, while minimizing the risks of corruption, resource-curse ills, violation of human rights and environmental degradation? How can a favorable investment/business environment be created without sacrificing long term national interests, or jeopardizing local goals and rights? This conference, organized by the different Latin American students’ organizations at Georgetown University and sponsored by Georgetown University’s Latin American Initiative, aims to bring together researchers, practitioners and community leaders from throughout the region that can help us think through this difficult yet poignant questions. Hence, taking the lead from the Latin American Studies Association’s call for a “dialogues of knowledge”, the conference aims to include the voices of indigenous, afro-descendants and other popular sectors in the discussion.
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Business Chat with Fiona Songa of Telecommunications Service Providers of Kenya
 
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MORNING EXPRESS; Business Chat with Fiona Songa of Telecommunications Service Providers of Kenya. Watch KTN Live http://www.ktnkenya.tv/live Follow us on http://www.twitter.com/ktnkenya Like us on http://www.facebook.com/ktnkenya
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¿IDE detrás de la recuperaci
 
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¿Qué impacto continua y puede tener la deliberada devaluación de las monedas sobre las tendencias de la IED en 2016 y más allá? James X. Zhan, la UNCTAD. You can view this video and the full video archive on the Dukascopy TV page: http://www.dukascopy.com/tv/es/#177005 Watch Dukascopy TV in your language: https://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytv Смотрите Dukascopy TV на вашем языке: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvrussian 用您的语言观看杜高斯贝电视: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvchinese Schauen Sie Dukascopy TV in Ihrer Sprache: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvgerman Regardez la Dukascopy TV dans votre langue: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvfrench Veja a TV Dukascopy na sua língua: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvpt
International Monetary Fund | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: International Monetary Fund Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. You can find other Wikipedia audio articles too at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuKfABj2eGyjH3ntPxp4YeQ In case you don't find one that you were looking for, put a comment. This video uses Google TTS en-US-Standard-D voice. SUMMARY ======= The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., consisting of "189 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." Formed in 1944 at the Bretton Woods Conference primarily by the ideas of Harry Dexter White and John Maynard Keynes, it came into formal existence in 1945 with 29 member countries and the goal of reconstructing the international payment system. It now plays a central role in the management of balance of payments difficulties and international financial crises. Countries contribute funds to a pool through a quota system from which countries experiencing balance of payments problems can borrow money. As of 2016, the fund had SDR477 billion (about $666 billion).Through the fund, and other activities such as the gathering of statistics and analysis, surveillance of its members' economies and the demand for particular policies, the IMF works to improve the economies of its member countries. The organisation's objectives stated in the Articles of Agreement are: to promote international monetary co-operation, international trade, high employment, exchange-rate stability, sustainable economic growth, and making resources available to member countries in financial difficulty.The current Managing Director (MD) and Chairwoman of the International Monetary Fund is noted French lawyer and former politician, Christine Lagarde, who has held the post since 5 July 2011.
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