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OIOS recommendations to UNCTAD(outstanding as of January 2016)No. Report RecommendationTarget date1Audit of UNCTAD’s Communications, Information and Outreach SectionTo improve web governance and operations, the UNCTAD secretariat should develop policy guidelines in compliance with common UN system-wide policies that, among other things specify requirements related to functional and technical platform of the new website and standards relating to web layout, branding, style, web content …
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CHALLENGES OF A COMPETITION REGIME IN A SMALL DEVELOPING COUNTRY … Ms. Michelle Goddard Chief Executive Officer Fair Trading Commission Competition Policy and Small Economies Definitions of small economies Population GDP Concentration Ratios Barbados 432 sq km 264,000 population GDP US$2,600.4 million Drivers of Competition Framework for Barbados Domestic Trade Reform Programme Regional Agreements e.g. Caricom Single Market and Economy, FTAA Fair Competition Act 2002-19 Comprehensive …
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COMPETITION POLICY IN BILATERAL AND PLURILATERAL AGREEMENTS: Involvement of the Member States of the Caribbean Community … Presented by Ivor Carryl to ; The Regional Seminar for Latin America and the Caribbean on the Post Doha Competition Issues : Sao Paulo Brazil 23-25 April 2003 Introduction : Caribbean competition policy and law a recent development Infancy: of law, institutions and enforcement Changing from : traditional consumer protection to market conduct/restrictive practices …
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Dr. Pierre Arhel Counsellor (competition policy) Intellectual Property Division … Sao Paulo, 23-25 April 2003 Presentation based on s*ides prepared by R. Anderson (Counsellor, WTO Secretariat … Issues to be addressed  The Doha Mandate on Competition Policy  Possible Elements of WTO Competition Policy Agreement  Competition - Related Provisions and Core Principles in Existing WTO Agreements The Doha Ministerial Conference: Background 23 … Recognizing the case for a multilateral framework to …
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Latest developments on the working group on trade and competition Sao Paulo, April 24 2003 Dr. F.J.L. SOUTY Counsel for Multilateral Affairs, Competition Council, Paris Professor, University of La Rochelle Two parts Part One: On international cooperation in the field of competition policy Part two: On Competition policy items to be discussed at the WTO Part One On international cooperation in the field of competition policy Internat’l Coop° can help Compet° Authorities regain part of their …
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The Role of Peer Review in a Multilateral Framework on Competition Policy Andrea Bruce Investment Trade Policy …
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Competition conditions and competition policies in Central America Claudia Schatan … Domestic and foreign capital flow deregulation and privatization took place without legal and institutional framework to avoid anti-competitive practices by national and multinational firms … Progress in competition policy in recent years Costa Rica and Panama have competition laws and a Commission to implement it (COPROCOM and CLICAC … They still have limitations, for example: Enterprises do not need approval by …
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Services Performance in Developing Countries: Elements of the Assessment Manuela Tortora Trade Negotiations and Commercial Diplomacy Branch Jolita Butkeviciene Trade in services section UNCTAD Elements of this assessment are gained from the UNCTAD Expert Meetings Construction services Energy services Environmental services Health services Tourism services Air transport services Special treatment to the LDCs problems What may developing countries seek in the assessment …
Date: 01 Jan 2002 Size: 88KB

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UNCTAD ISSUES RELATED TO TECHNOLOGY AND INVESTMENT POLICIES AND THE TRIPS AGREEMENT UNCTAD Commercial Diplomacy Programme Assad Omer, DITE … IMPORTANCE OF TECHNOLOGY FOR THE INTEGRATION OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY Knowledge-based global economy Critical determinants of a country’s ability to compete successfully are: the abilities to create new technology and to acquire and adapt successfully technologies from both external and internal sources The challenge is: to …
Date: 01 Jan 2002 Size: 208KB

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ISSUES TO BE CONSIDERED BY DEVELOPING COUNTRIES Commercial Diplomacy Programme … UNCTAD www.unctad.org/commdip December 2001 Doha Sets the “Stage” for the: The Work Programme Ahead is complex and ambitious because of: Some of the Decisions have immediate effects: The agreed Decision on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) and Public Health largely reflects the interests of developing countries and clarifies the flexibilities provided by the TRIPS Agreement regarding …
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