Doha Follow Up Declaration on Financing for Development, Doha, Qatar, 29 November-2 December 2008

Sectors : Investment
Organisation : UN
Date made: 
2008
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Commitments in: Private Sector development and financial services for the poor - Investment

“We recognize that private international capital flows, particularly foreign direct investment, are vital complements to national and international development efforts...We will seek to enhance such flows to support development. In this context, we will strengthen national, bilateral and multilateral efforts to assist developing countries in overcoming the structural or other constraints which currently limit their attractiveness as a destination for private capital and foreign direct investment.”

Scope: 
International

“We will enhance efforts to mobilize investments from all sources in human resources, transport, energy, communications, information technology and other physical, environmental, institutional and social infrastructure that serve to strengthen the business environment, enhance competitiveness and expand trade in developing countries and economies in transition...Countries need to continue their efforts to achieve a stable and predictable investment climate, with proper contract enforcement and respect for property rights. We will continue to put in place transparent and appropriate regulations at the national and international levels.”

Scope: 
International