Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Competition Law and Policy, twenty-second session

Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Competition Law and Policy, twenty-second session
03 - 05 July 2024
Room XIX, Palais des Nations
, Switzerland

Each year, this intergovernmental group of experts meets to discuss ways of improving worldwide cooperation on competition policy implementation and enhancing convergence through dialogue.

The United Nations Set of Principles on Competition provides the basis for intergovernmental consultations.

Deliberations at the twenty-second session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts will focus on the following topics:

  1. Report on the implementation of the guiding policies and procedures under section F of the Set of Multilaterally Agreed Equitable Principles and Rules for the Control of Restrictive Business Practices.
  2. Report of the working group on cross-border cartels.
  3. Enforcing competition law in digital markets and ecosystems: Policy challenges and options.
  4. Round table on competition policy and poverty reduction.
  5. Round table on recent developments in merger control standards.
  6. Voluntary peer review of competition law and policy: Egypt.
  7. Review of capacity-building in and technical assistance on competition law and policy.

Written contributions

In order to facilitate the deliberations and the informal exchange of experiences and best practices on the topics to be discussed, member States and observers are requested to submit written contributions to the UNCTAD secretariat by Friday, 7 June 2024, to allow participants to prepare for the meeting.


This meeting is open to all member States of UNCTAD. Other organizations, including specialized agencies, intergovernmental bodies and non-governmental organizations in the general category, may participate as observers.


Online registration, at is mandatory for all those wishing to attend the meeting and is required for inclusion in the list of participants.


The session will be held with physical participation in Room XIX of the Palais des Nations. Those who cannot attend the meeting in person will be able to listen to the live audio stream.

The link to listen live will be sent to registered participants, at the email address used for registration, one day in advance of the start of the session.

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Communications concerning representation:
UNCTAD secretariat
Intergovernmental Outreach and Support Service
Palais des Nations
CH-1211 Geneva 10

Substantive and other inquiries:

Competition and Consumer Policies Branch
T.: + 41 22 917 18 78