unctad.org | OECD 18th Global Forum on Competition
OECD 18th Global Forum on Competition
05 - 06 December 2019
Paris, France

Key Issues

​The Global Forum on Competition has gathered high-level competition officials to debate a wide range of key and emerging competition issues including the link between competition policy and other cornerstones of economic development since its establishment in 2001. Over 100 competition authorities, international organisations and invited experts worldwide participate in the Global Forum on Competition every year.

Topics to be discussed in this 18th meeting include competition under fire, competition provisions in trade agreements, merger control in dynamic markets, competition for the market and Digital Case Lab.
UNCTAD secretariat will contribute to the discussion by explaining competition provisions in regional trade agreements, and make a brief presentation on “the Guiding Policies and Procedures under Section F of the UN Set on Competition” as a tool for facilitating international cooperation.
Co-organized with:Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Language(s):English; French;
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Covid-19 Advisory
In view of the current situation concerning the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), it has been decided in the public interest to postpone all UNCTAD meetings scheduled in May 2020, including those listed below. New dates will be communicated in due time.
  • Multi-year Expert Meeting on Trade, Services and Development (5 to 6 May 2020)
  • Short course for Geneva-based delegates - Para 166 (8 May 2020)
  • Multi-year Expert Meeting on Investment, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Productive Capacity-building and Sustainable Development (13 May 2020)
  • UNCTAD ad-hoc meetings
Please consult the information on COVID-19 for meeting participants here.

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