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Experts urge regional efforts and reliance by the South on the South to spur growth despite global downturn
1 Nov 2012
Regional resource-pooling, reliance on regional banks, even the creation of a Bank of the South were suggested to help developing countries in the wake of the world financial crisis.
Peru trade minister to open South-South expert meeting
23 Oct 2012
H.E. Mr. José Luis Silva Martinot, Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru, will be delivering a keynote address at the opening of the fourth Multi-year Expert Meeting on International Cooperation: South-South Cooperation and Regional Integration, on Wednesday 24th October.
WIPO and UNCTAD hold first cooperation meeting
23 Oct 2012
The International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and UNCTAD have launched a process of regular meetings at the senior level to strengthen collaboration between the two agencies on a range of different areas of work.
UNCTAD report calls for improved access to medicines in context of local pharmaceutical production
20 Sep 2012
An UNCTAD report now made available on the website suggests that a coherent framework linking local pharmaceutical production to greater access from the onset within countries is urgently called for to harness the full potential of local production capacities. Improvement in access to medicines in the context of local production should not be incidental but should be an explicit goal, the report says.
Technology and intellectual property licensing: Experts agree countries should have flexibility in regulation
4 Sep 2012
Experts participating in a panel discussion yesterday on how Japan has applied competition policy in the regulation of technology and intellectual property (IP)-related licensing agreements agreed that countries should have the flexibility to use approaches that seem to fit their domestic priorities and their relative levels of development.
UNCTAD S-G outlines challenges facing developmental states, urges South-South cooperation
3 Sep 2012
Addressing the Second China-Eurasia Expo yesterday in Urumqi, China, UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi said recent Chinese experience demonstrates how State structures can help "govern the market in ways that limit its destructive impulses and augment its creative energies."
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 WIPO to establish regular consultation mechanism
25 Jun 2012
Recalling the references on technology and intellectual property contained in the Doha Mandate adopted at the conclusion of the UNCTAD XIII ministerial conference in Doha, Qatar on 26 April, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has proposed the establishment of a regular consultation mechanism between the two organizations at the level of Deputy Secretary-General and Deputy Director General to strengthen consultation and coordination on issues of mutual interest.