How can an Investment Facilitation for Development agreement of the WTO contribute to sustainable development?
Investment facilitation is key to a post-pandemic recovery and to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. This publication combines insight and analytical expertise relevant to negotiating and implementing investment facilitation for development. It is intended to support the WTO negotiation on this topic, as well as unilateral, bilateral and regional efforts to facilitate sustainable investment flows.
The publication includes lessons from negotiating and implementing relevant WTO agreements, an inventory of investment facilitation measures, as well as the proceedings of some 30 stakeholder consultations conducted under the ITC-DIE project on investment facilitation for development. Particular emphasis has been placed on the development dimension of investment facilitation.
This video provides the key policy recommendations from The International Trade Centre (ITC) and the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) capacity development project.
Source: Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), 29 July 2021