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Global economy at 'critical juncture', UNCTAD economist tells UN delegates in New York
3 Oct 2012
The Director of UNCTAD's Division on Globalization and Development Strategies has warned the delegates attending the General Assembly that "misguided" steps are limiting recovery from the global slowdown. He urged measures to boost income equality so that consumer demand is stimulated.
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.
Teamwork urged to restart global growth, all in same boat, say panellists at UNCTAD Board
19 Sep 2012
The interdependent nature of the world economy requires a coordinated effort to re-energize the faltering recovery from the global financial crisis, panellists told the UNCTAD Trade and Development Board yesterday afternoon under the agenda item on “Interdependence: Coordinating stimulus for global recovery.”
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.
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.
Effective policy responses needed for global economic problems, says UNCTAD deputy Secretary-General
28 Jun 2012
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 15th Annual GTAP Conference held at WTO headquarters in Geneva on 27 June, UNCTAD deputy Secretary-General Petko Draganov called for sound and policy-oriented research to provide answers and effective policy responses to ever more complex problems of the world economy.
The third COMPAL Annual Conference finalized with success in Lima, Peru
22 Jun 2012
Delegates from the 12 member countries of COMPAL gathered in Lima, Peru from 20 to 22 June 2012 in order to review the progress made in all COMPAL projects and to agree the activities for the last year of COMPAL II, ending June 2013.