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The cost of inhospitable business environments is illustrated by tourism investment “leakage” in Nicaragua: over 40% of new investors leave after a few months due to frustrations with the local business regulatory environment. (...) Government actions to improve infrastructure (for example, improvements were made to the Poneloya-León Road after investor Network Members identified this as a need). 4. (...) I challenge you as government officials to continue moving from “words to action” and to work in an organized systemic way together with committed people from the private sector to create jobs and economic growth, improving the living conditions of the poor people by jointly contributing in the creation of wealth and transparent fiscal administration for a just distribution of this wealth.
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Score: 1346107.2 - https://www.un.org/esa/ffd/wp-...d_Calvet_ChangingRelations.pdf
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The range of actors includes agro- enterprises in agri-food, biofuels, and extractive industries, private equity and other financial institutions, government-linked companies including sovereign wealth funds, and individual entrepreneurs. Private investment in the agricultural sector, including from foreign sources, offers significant potential to complement public resources. (...) Failure to recognize such rights, including secondary ones, will deprive locals of key resources on which their wealth and livelihoods depend. Lands that have been abandoned by internally displaced persons, or which could be used by them, pose particular challenges: efforts to make land available to investors should not undermine current or future livelihood opportunities for those displaced involuntarily. (...) Capacity to monitor is important owing to the fact investors may renege on agreements; or that such effects may materialize at a later stage.
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Score: 1330169.8 - https://www.fao.org/fileadmin/...Is/RAI_Principles_Synoptic.pdf
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Tapping migration wealth to fund development | Africa Renewal Skip to main content Get the free mobile apps Get the latest news from us on our apps.   Welcome to the United Nations Toggle navigation Language: English Français Africa Renewal Africa Renewal Toggle navigation e-Magazine Stories Topics Climate Change Culture and Education Economic Development Gender Health Human Rights Peace and Security Sustainable Development Goals Youth Book Review Digital Digital Refugees & Migrants UN Affairs Podcast Search form Search Tapping migration wealth to fund development Get monthly e-newsletter Conflict Resolution Tapping migration wealth to fund development African diaspora remittances can reduce poverty From Africa Renewal:  August 2013 By:  Jocelyne Sambira Panos/Mark Henley African immigrants passing by a poster advertising international money transfer services in Brussels, Belgium.  (...) Cash-strapped African governments are trying to get migrants to invest part of their wealth in their homeland in the form of diaspora bonds.
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Score: 1326970.5 - https://www.un.org/africarenew...ration-wealth-fund-development
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Launched June 2013, Yue Bao now has over 554 billion yuan, or $90 billion, in assets and 81 million investors. The fastest-growing mutual fund of all time. WeChat now has a “wealth” section where users can store their savings in a new monetary fund straight from their smartphones via TenPay, Tencent’s third-party payment system. Innovative Mobile Money Financing Mobile Money enabling Social Funding & Loyalty Funding Financially empower the masses with opportunities to create wealth, and they will provide constant crowd financing.
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Score: 1321397.3 - https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/R...heo%20Cosmora_Presentation.pdf
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In addition to capital-market development, leveraging other innovative means and actors to finance recovery from the crisis will be equally important. Sovereign wealth funds, and strategic development funds in particular, are intended to transform national economies through the mobilization of domestic and international private capital to finance infrastructure and other transformative projects. (...) Objective The side event will provide a high-level platform for dialogue between the public and private sectors, including investors, on new developments and technological advancements in capital markets, as well as showcase how sovereign and strategic development funds can help to drive African development. Expected outcomes Participants will: • Discuss capital-market products/initiatives and complementary solutions that would facilitate continental development • Exchange information on new market developments, technological advancements and digital technologies in capital markets • Outline lessons learned and concrete policy actions to foster the development and growth of capital markets and the private sector Target audience • Officials from the ministries of finance and economic planning, and other policymakers • Participants in African capital markets (e.g. regulators, brokers, member exchanges) • Investors and the private sector • Civil society and academia For further information, please contact: Economic Commission for Africa: Sonia Essobmadje: sonia.essobmadje@un.org African Securities Exchanges Association: Agnes Nafula: anafula@nse.co.ke; Jean-Yves Naka: jnaka@ brvm.org Sovereign Fund for Strategic Investments of Senegal: Fatoumata Sène: fsene@Fonsis.org Side event organized by the Economic Commission for Africa, the African Securities Exchanges Association, and the Sovereign Fund for Strategic Investments of Senegal
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Score: 1318814.1 - https://www.uneca.org/sites/de...in%20capital%20markets_Eng.pdf
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This strong interest of global investors shows the growing financial credibility of Uzbekistan and trust of the investors in the Government’s reform agenda. Globally, SDG Bonds have attracted significant interest from international institutional investors, resulting in over subscription in many cases. (...) Read more Blog Blockchain for more transparent public services in Uzbekistan Uzbekistan is in the midst of digitalization process of private and public sectors. A wealth of new digital applications and tools developed domestically and abro...
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Score: 1306213.9 - https://www.undp.org/uzbekista...bution-building-forward-better
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The right of peoples and nations to permanent sovereignty over their natural wealth and resources must be exercised in the interest of their national development and of the well-being of the people of the State concerned. 2. (...) The profits derived must be shared in the proportions freely agreed upon, in each case, between the investors and the recipient State, due care being taken to ensure that there is no impairment, for any reason, of that State's sovereignty over its natural wealth and resources. 4. (...) International co-operation for the economic development of developing countries, whether in the form of public or private capital investments, exchange of goods and services, technical assistance, or exchange of scientific information, shall be such as to further their independent national development and shall be based upon respect for their sovereignty over their natural wealth and resources. 7. Violation of the rights of peoples and nations to sovereignty over their natural wealth and resources is contrary to the spirit and principles of the Charter of the United Nations and hinders the development of international co-operation and the maintenance of peace. 8.
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Score: 1305568 - https://www.ohchr.org/en/instr...vii-14-december-1962-permanent
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Risk-sharing shifts the emphasis from credit-worthiness of the borrower to be placed on the value creation and economic viability of investments that create new wealth. Moreover, the profit-sharing feature offers strong incentives for both the entrepreneur and the financier to contribute to the success of the investment. (...) Sukuk financing also provides a competitive vehicle for fundraising activities, broadening the investor base through access of both Islamic and conventional, including the growing category of investors seeking socially-responsible or ethical investment. (...) Traditionally, Islamic finance possesses models for solidarity-based financing with important features of social sustainability. For example, Zakat (wealth tax), obligatory for all who are able to do so, is an essential Islamic redistribution mechanism considered to be a personal responsibility for Muslims to ease economic hardship of the poor.
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Score: 1304209.8 - https://www.un.org/esa/ffd/ffd...g-sustainable-development.html
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STATEMENT / SUBMITTED BY CONVENTION OF INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL ADVISORS
CIFA with its core principles of defending the investor’s rights is the only NGO addressing poverty and all the segments of the economy, be it developed, in development or not developed, in a constructive, wealth creating sustainable approach. (...) CIFA understands that the SDGs can only be achieved if there is sufficient wealth creation to finance them. CIFA is the defender of the idea to create an appropriate economic environment that will encourage such new wealth creation. (...) When a positive environment for wealth creation is in place, it fosters more inclusive economic growth.
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Score: 1232883.9 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...et?open&DS=E/2017/NGO/6&Lang=E
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REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON ADEQUATE HOUSING AS A COMPONENT OF THE RIGHT TO AN ADEQUATE STANDARD OF LIVING, AND ON THE RIGHT TO NON-DISCRIMINATION IN THIS CONTEXT : NOTE / BY THE SECRETARIAT
The Special Rapporteur suggests that, as a way forward, States must redefine their relationship with private investors and international financial institutions, and reform the governance of financial markets so that, rather than treating housing as a commodity valued primarily as an asset for the accumulation of wealth they reclaim housing as a social good, and thus ensure the human right to a place to live in security and dignity. (...) When rented homes or mortgages are owned by remote investors, money mostly flows out of communities and simply creates greater global concentration of wealth. (...) In contemporary Chile, the appropriation of land by large scale investors and speculators, accumulating land and luxury properties, has meant that inner-city redevelopment has displaced many traditional residents, exemplifying “the intertwined roles of the state and assorted holders of economic capital in the production, distribution and representation of urban exclusion and segregation”.42 36 Knight Frank Research, “The Wealth Report 2016: the global perspective on prime property and investment”, p. 13.
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Score: 1206249.2 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...get?open&DS=A/HRC/34/51&Lang=E
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