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UNCTAD S-G says resources are a blessing not a curse for Africa
26 Oct 2012
UNCTAD Secretary-General, Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, addressed the ECA Eighth African Development Forum on Governing and Harnessing Natural Resources for Africa's Development in Addis Ababa yesterday.
Luxembourg Minister calls for cooperation based on UNCTAD model
21 Sep 2012
Speaking at the UNCTAD Trade and Development Board session on Wednesday on the item "Development strategies in a globalized world: Reducing inequalities for balanced and sustainable development," H.E. Dr. Nicolas Schmit, Minister of Labour, Employment and Immigration of Luxembourg called for a new model for cooperation among countries from different parts of the world.
Niger agrees to host next UNCTAD African Oil and Gas conference in 2013
18 Sep 2012
The 16th African Oil, Gas and Minerals Trade and Finance Conference and Exhibition (OILGASMINE) will be organized in 2013 by UNCTAD in cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Niger and in partnership with Cubic Globe Ltd.
Developmental regionalism stressed by UNCTAD S-G at Asian Development Bank meeting in Manila
14 Sep 2012
Addressing the plenary session today in Manila, the Philippines, of the Asian Development Bank's 20th anniversary celebration of the Greater Mekong Subregion Economic Cooperation, Dr. Supachai stressed the importance of developmental regionalism for sustained and inclusive growth.
Nicaragua volunteers for peer review of its competition law and policy
15 Aug 2012
Dr. Luis Humberto Guzmán, President of the Nicaragua National Institute for the Promotion of Competition (Procompetencia) has requested UNCTAD to undertake a peer review of Nicaragua's competition policy and law number 601 of 2008.
Ukraine volunteers for UNCTAD peer review of its competition law and policy
7 Aug 2012
The Chairman of the Ukraine Antimonopoly Committee, Dr. Vyssel Tshonko, has submitted to UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi a formal request for a peer review of Ukraine's competition law and policy.
Experts back UNCTAD proposal for technical assistance to four countries to bolster competition law and policy
13 Jul 2012
A group of experts on competition policy has discussed the peer reviews of the competition laws and policies in three African countries and Mongolia, and has recommended that UNCTAD carry out a proposed technical assistance programme to follow up on progress already made in the field.
Emerging South can bring more balanced, stable world economy, says UNCTAD
11 Jul 2012
In remarks presented to the 19th General Meeting of Shareholders of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) currently taking place in Beijing, China, UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi expressed cautious optimism about an emerging South but warned of continued vulnerabilities.
UNCTAD and Bulgarian Competition Authority sign MoU
11 Jul 2012
UNCTAD signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Bulgarian Competition Authority - Commission on Protection of Competition (CPC). The MoU took effect on the day of the signing and is aimed at strengthening the framework of cooperation between the CPC and UNCTAD through consultations and regular capacity building activities extended to Balkan countries.
Competition policy week: 9-13 July 2012
4 Jul 2012
UNCTAD will be hosting a number of expert meetings next week to discuss the role of competition policy in promoting economic development and cooperation. The organization is the United Nations focal point on all work related to competition and consumer policies.