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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A global programme to support competition and consumer protection policies was launched in Lima, Peru on 5 May at the headquarters of Peru’s Competition Authority, INDECOPI.
UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi and the Peruvian government formally launched preparations for UNCTAD’s next quadrennial ministerial meeting, to be held in Lima in 2016.
Corrupt and opaque financial practices deprive resource-rich developing countries of “staggering” amounts of money, UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi said at the opening of the UNCTAD Global Commodities Forum in Geneva on 7 April.