Background papers for the 36th annual ISAR meeting

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11 Oct, 2019

The thirty-sixth session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting (ISAR) will be held in Geneva on 30 October - 1 November 2019. The two main agenda items discussed during the session will be the practical implementation of core indicators for entity reporting and the contribution towards the attainment of the Sustainability Development Goals and a review of current developments in international standards of accounting and reporting in the public and private sectors.

For both agenda items, background notes have been prepared by the UNCTAD secretariat to facilitate deliberations. The papers can be downloaded from the UNCTAD website:

General information on the session including a provisional agenda for the meeting is available here.

Before the meeting, there will be a workshop on "Practical implementation of climate-related financial disclosures and their relationship to the SDGs" on 29 October 2019. More information is available here.

Further publication of interest in the context of the meeting are available on the UNCTAD website:

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