Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, de Kenya, séptimo Secretario General de la UNCTAD desde el 1 de septiembre de 2013, acumula una amplia trayectoria en puestos electivos, como profesor y como titular de altos cargos gubernamentales.
Goza asimismo de una vasta experiencia en las negociaciones comerciales, así como en el ámbito de la economía y la diplomacia internacional dentro y fuera de África.
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As usual at this time of year, UNCTAD's member States will meet from 3-5 September to review UNCTAD technical cooperation activities and their financing.
To promote developmental regionalism and South-South cooperation, UNCTAD is organizing a regional industry consultation on “Strengthening Competitiveness of South Asia in Leather and Leather products through Regional Supply Chains” in Chennai, India on 3-4 September 2012.
In an address to an international event at the Stock Exchange of Thailand in Bangkok yesterday, UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi pointed to the dangers faced by over 50 middle income countries as they attempt to move up the development trajectory.
At a roundtable discussion convened by the Commonwealth Secretariat yesterday at Marlborough House in London, Columbia University Professor Joseph Stiglitz, recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, and LSE economist Andrew Charlton reiterated their call for the WTO to enshrine the "Right to Trade" within its dispute settlement system, and for the setting up of a Global Trade Facility fund administered by UNCTAD to assist countries maximise benefits of new market access won through the dispute settlement system and compensate for any losses.