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Trade and Development Board, fifty-first executive session (Least Developed Countries)
29 - 30 November 2010

Key Issues

  • The Least Developed Countries Report 2010. Elements of a new international development architecture for LDCs: the role of international support mechanisms

  • UNCTAD-wide activities in implementation of the Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries for the Decade 2001–2010: ninth progress report

  • UNCTAD’s contribution to the preparatory process of and to the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries, 2011

Agenda

Notification

The fifty-first executive session of the Trade and Development Board will be held on 29-30 November 2010.

The session will open on Monday, 29 November, at 10 a.m. in Room XXVI of the Palais des Nations, Geneva.

The provisional agenda for the session, together with the secretariat´s annotations thereto, is contained in document TD/B/EX(51)/1.

Permanent representatives of States members of the Board are requested to inform the UNCTAD secretariat by 15 November 2010 of their intention to attend or, alternatively, to indicate the name and title of their representative.

Other participants (i.e. representatives of members of UNCTAD that are not members of the Board and representatives of the specialized agencies, intergovernmental bodies and non-governmental organizations wishing to attend as observers) are requested to inform the UNCTAD secretariat by 15 November 2010 of the names of their representatives.

Upon arrival, participants are requested, before entering the Palais des Nations, to collect their badges from the United Nations Security Service, Pregny Gate entrance, 14 Avenue de la Paix. The Security Service is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Because of the security measures in force, participants are strongly advised to arrive before 9 a.m. in order to complete entry procedures in good time and proceed to the meeting in the E-Building of the Palais. Participants are requested to carry a passport or similar national identity card with them. Taxis are not allowed to enter the grounds of the Palais des Nations; visitors will therefore be dropped off at the requested entrance gates. Furthermore, luggage may not be brought into the buildings unless the Security Service gives special clearance.

All communications concerning representation should be sent to the UNCTAD secretariat, Intergovernmental Support Service, Palais des Nations, CH-1211 Geneva 10 (fax: +41(0)22 917 0214; e-mail: meetings@unctad.org).

(signed)

Supachai Panitchpakdi
Secretary-General of UNCTAD
26 October 2010


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