Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), congratulates UNCTAD on fifty years of engagement in African economic growth and development.
A global programme to support competition and consumer protection policies was launched in Lima, Peru on 5 May at the headquarters of Peru’s Competition Authority, INDECOPI.
A meeting in Dakar took stock of UNCTAD’s TradeForTrade Port Training Programme in francophone African countries and certified the programme’s latest graduates.
UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi and the Peruvian government formally launched preparations for UNCTAD’s next quadrennial ministerial meeting, to be held in Lima in 2016.
The sixth session of the Trade and Development Commission included an informal meeting in the afternoon of its first day to consider “The Role of International Trade in the Post-2015 Development Agenda”.