The forty-fifth session of the Trade and Development Board will open at 10 a.m. on Monday, 12 October 1998, in Room XX at the Palais des Nations, Geneva.
Provisional agenda and organization of work
The provisional agenda for the forty-fifth session was approved by the Bureau and coordinators on 9 July 1998. The annotated provisional agenda and organization of work will be circulated in document TD/B/45/1.
Attention is drawn to item 2 of the provisional agenda, in accordance with paragraph 107(c) of "A Partnership for Growth and Development (TD/378/Rev.1), a segment for high-level participation on "the impact of financial crisis on trade, investment and development: regional perspectives" will be convened for one day on Thursday, 22 October 1998. Details of the programme for the event will be issued in due course. In addition a High-Level Meeting (Mid-term Review) chaired by the President of UNCTAD IX, H.E. Mr. Alec Erwin, Minister for Trade and Industry of South Africa will take place on the morning of Friday, 23 October 1998.
Members of the Board are requested to submit to the Secretary-General of UNCTAD, by Monday, 5 October 1998, the credentials of their representatives and the names of alternate representatives and advisers who will participate in the session. Other participants (i.e. members of UNCTAD not members of the Board, the specialized agencies, intergovernmental bodies and non-governmental organizations in the General and Special Categories wishing to participate as observers) are requested to inform the Secretary-General of UNCTAD by 5 October 1998 of the names of their representatives.
All communications concerning representation should be sent to the UNCTAD secretariat, Intergovernmental Support Services, Palais des Nations, CH 1211 Geneva 10. (tel: +41 22 907 5007; fax: +41 22 907 00 56; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Secretary-General of UNCTAD
21 August 1998