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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.
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.”
Global re-balancing required says Dr. Supachai at investors forum in Hong Kong
12 Sep 2012
"No country will be spared in the case of a new financial shock in the developed countries," UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi told the 19th CLSA Investors' Forum in Hong Kong yesterday, and warned that a renewed shock "would provoke a stream of capital flows reversals, shrinking global trade volumes and falling commodity prices with negative consequences for all."
UNCTAD S-G joins in welcoming UN S-G's Zero Hunger Challenge
25 Jun 2012
At the recently concluded Rio+20 sustainable development summit, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on leaders, business, civil society and individuals to step up efforts to end hunger, and launched a Zero Hunger Challenge. UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi has joined in welcoming and endorsing the challenge.
Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review issued on Dominican Republic
21 Jun 2012
UNCTAD review recommends that the Dominican Republic expand efforts to encourage innovation activity in domestic businesses, as that is where the greatest payoff in jobs and economic growth can be realized.
UNCTAD to conduct STIP review for Oman
6 Jun 2012
At the request of the government of the Sultanate of Oman, confirmed recently in a letter from H.E. Yahya Al-Wahaibi, the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Oman in Geneva, UNCTAD will be conducting a Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (STIP) review for Oman this year.