unctad.org | Trade and Development Commission, ninth session
Trade and Development Commission, ninth session
27 November - 01 December 2017
Room XXVI, Palais des Nations
Geneva, Switzerland

Key Issues

The Commission will provide an opportunity for member States and other stakeholders to discuss key trade and development issues related to more resilient, sustainable and inclusive development.

In particular, the Commission will discuss the reports of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Competition Law and Policy and the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Consumer Protection Law and Policy, along with the reports of the following expert meetings:

  • Multi-year Expert Meeting on Transport, Trade Logistics and Trade Facilitation

  • Multi-year Expert Meeting on Commodities and Development

  • Multi-year Expert Meeting on Trade, Services and Development

  • Multi-year Expert Meeting on Enhancing the Enabling Economic Environment at All Levels in Support of Inclusive and Sustainable Development, and the Promotion of Economic Integration and Cooperation

  • Expert Meeting on the Ways and Means of Improving the Implementation of Priority Areas Agreed in the Istanbul Programme of Action

The Commission will also discuss the outcomes of the progress report on promoting and strengthening synergies among the three pillars of UNCTAD work, and devote a session meeting to discussing the role of trade for accomplishing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.




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Language(s):English; French; Spanish; Chinese; Russian; Arabic;
Communications concerning representation:
UNCTAD Secretariat
Intergovernmental Support Service
Palais des Nations
CH-1211 Geneva 10
Fax: 41 22 917 0214
E-mail: meetings@unctad.org
For issues related to trade:

Mr. Graham Mott
Tel: 41 22 917 57 79
Email: graham.mott@unctad.org
For issues related to transport, trade logistics and capacity-building:

Mr. Remi Lang
Tel: 41 22 917 44 31
Email: remi.lang@unctad.org
For issues related to commodities:

Mr. Janvier Nkurunziza
Tel: 41 22 917 45 46
Email: janvier.nkurunziza@unctad.org
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