UN

The United Nations

Type IGO
Website un.org
Year founded 1945
Predecessor LON: League of Nations
Headquarters New York City · New York
United States of America United States of America
Budget >100M
Functions Advocacy, Education and training, Fieldwork, Funding, Research, Sets standards or regulations
Funding sources Governments or multi-govt organizations
Tags international development international affairs
See also Dag Hammarskjöld Library, ESCAP, ESCWA and 24 others
Summary The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation, and be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations.

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World Investment Report 2020

UN · 15 July 2020

The 30th edition of the World Investment Report looks at the prospects for foreign direct investment and international production during and beyond the global crisis triggered by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) …




World Investment Report 2020

UN · 15 July 2020

The 30th edition of the World Investment Report looks at the prospects for foreign direct investment and international production during and beyond the global crisis triggered by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) …



Key messages

UN · 15 July 2020

The COVID-19 crisis will cause a dramatic fall in FDI. Global FDI flows are forecast to decrease by up to 40 per cent in 2020, from their 2019 value of …


Preface

UN · 15 July 2020

Global flows of foreign direct investment (FDI) will be under severe pressure this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. These vital resources are expected to fall sharply from …


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UN · 15 July 2020



Acknowledgements

UN · 15 July 2020

The World Investment Report 2020 was prepared by a team led by James X. Zhan. The team members included Richard Bolwijn, Bruno Casella, Arslan Chaudhary, Joseph Clements, Hamed El Kady, …


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