20 décembre 2012UNCTAD acknowledges admission of South Sudan as forty-ninth LDC
On 18 December 2012, the General Assembly added South Sudan to the list of Least Developed Countries (LDCs). LDC status was established in 1971, under the auspices of UNCTAD, as a vehicle for international attention to the most structurally disadvantaged countries.
17 décembre 2012Competition agencies celebrate World Competition Day
Competition agencies across the globe have joined together to celebrate World Competition Day, which marks the thirty-second anniversary of the adoption by the General Assembly, on 5 December 1980, of the United Nations Set of Multilaterally Agreed Equitable Principles and Rules for the Control of Restrictive Business Practices (UN Set).
16 décembre 2012Norway's 2012 contribution to UNCTAD
Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UNCTAD signed an agreement on 3 December to cover the 2012 Norwegian contribution to UNCTAD's technical cooperation activities.