UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi took office on1 September 2013.
Dr. Kituyi has an extensive background as an elected official, an academic, and a holder of high government office.
He also has wide-ranging experience in trade negotiations, and in African and broader international economics and diplomacy.
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The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), enters into force, having secured the required number of ratifications by Parties to the CBD, on 12 October 2014.