'Discipline' trade to support achievement of post-2015 development agenda 22 Sep -
"A disciplined international trading system for the benefit of development should be the goal for the years following 2015," UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi said Monday afternoon, while the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto Azevêdo, said that the deep connections between trade and development should serve to provide new impetus to WTO's 3-6 December Bali ministerial meeting being held as part of the long-running Doha round of trade negotiations.
Sixtieth session of Trade and Development Board opens 15 Sep -
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Board opened, with major addresses being given by the new Secretary-General and by the President of the thirteenth session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD XIII).
High-level debate: UNCTAD 'beyond the curve' 15 Sep -
The Trade and Development Board has heard the Tunisian Minister of Trade, UNCTAD's Secretary-General, and two other agency chiefs discuss "UNCTAD and new patterns of trade and development".
UNCTAD well-placed to participate in development dialogue 15 Sep -
The continuing fallout from the global financial and economic crises requires collective solutions and innovative thinking, and UNCTAD intends to engage pragmatically with member States to achieve this goal, the organization’s new Secretary-General said this morning.