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Istanbul Competition Forum Workshop
09 - 10 March 2020
Crowne Plaza Istanbul Old City
Istanbul, Turkey

Key Issues

​This workshop is organized by the Turkish Competition Authority in cooperation with UNCTAD. It provides an opportunity to discuss competition in the digital platform economy in general, focusing on market definition and dominance in digital platforms, as well as consumer harm arising therein. UNCTAD and OECD representatives will present their initiatives to enhance international cooperation in competition law enforcement. Participants will share their experiences in handling cross-border competition cases.

The event aims at bringing together competition case handlers to exchange experiences and identify effective ways of cooperation between their agencies. The audience includes representatives of competition authorities from Eastern Europe, North Africa and Central Asia.
Co-organized with:N/A
Sponsor / funding:Turkish Competition Authority and Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency
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Covid-19 Advisory
In view of the evolving situation concerning the coronavirus (COVID-19), it has been decided that meetings scheduled until the end of April 2020 and listed below will be postponed. New dates will be communicated in due course.
  • Commission on Science and Technology for Development, twenty-third session (23-27 March 2020)
  • Working Party on the Strategic Framework and the Programme Budget, eightieth session (30-31 March 2020)
  • Multi Year Expert Meeting on Commodities and Development, Twelfth session (1-2 April 2020)
  • Multi-year Expert Meeting on Transport, Trade Logistics and Trade Facilitation, Eighth session, (20-22 April 2020)
  • Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy, Fourth session, (29 April-1 May 2020)
Meetings of the Trade and Development Board and the Preparatory Committee for UNCTAD 15 will take place as scheduled, subject to re-evaluation as conditions warrant.
Please consult the information on COVID-19 for meeting participants here.

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