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Trade and Development Board, Twenty-eighth special session – Fiftieth Anniversary of UNCTAD
17 June 2014
10:00-18:00 hrs, Assembly Hall, Palais des Nations
Geneva, Switzerland

Key Issues

 
UNCTAD at 50
Registration

On 16 June 1964 the first United Nations Conference on Trade and Development concluded with, among other outcomes, the proposed establishment of a permanent body to deal with issues of international trade and development, namely UNCTAD.

During this special session of 17 June 2014, members of the Trade and Development Board shall convene and celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of that historical decision.

 

Programme

10:00–12:45

Celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of UNCTAD

Welcome and introductory remarks

  • Mr. Triyono Wibowo, President of the Trade and Development Board

Opening statement

  • Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations

Opening remarks

  • Mr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD

Statements

  • Ms. Simonetta Sommaruga, Vice-President of the Swiss Confederation
  • Mr. Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari, Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage of Qatar, President of UNCTAD XIII
  • Representative of Peru

Statements

15:00–18:00 TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT BOARD - SPECIAL SESSION(continued)
Statements
    18:00 Indonesian traditional cultural event

    Agenda

    Documents

    Sort by: Symbol | Title | Date | Agenda item
    (TD/B(S-XXVIII)/INF.1) - 06/07/2014 - 85 KB  
     
    (TD/B(S-XXVIII)/1) - 06/04/2014 - 34 KB - Agenda item 1 
     
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    Programme

    Language(s):English; French; Spanish; Chinese; Russian; Arabic;
    Contact:

    Reginald Lambert
    Phone: +41 (0)22 917 1738
    Email: reginald.lambert@unctad.org


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