UNCTAD to assist Turkmenistan on WTO accession and Customs facilitation 01 Jul -
The Secretary-General of UNCTAD, Mr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, has met the First Deputy Head of the Cabinet of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, Mr. Rashit Meredov, on the margins of the ECOSOC session being held in Geneva, to discuss future collaboration in light of the country's intention to begin WTO accession.
International investment policymaking is in transition 20 Jun -
UNCTAD's fourth IIA Issues Note for this year looks at treaty termination rules in bilateral investment treaties (BITs). It finds that 1,300 BITs will have reached their "anytime termination stage" by the end of this year.
Secretary-General meets with President of Seychelles 19 Jun -
UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi has met with Seychelles President James Michel, and has handed over an independent review of the country's competition and consumer protection legislation.