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2nd International Forum: Developing Trade Facilitation to Strengthen the International Competitiveness of SMES, Beijing (21st-23 November 2012)
23 Nov 2012
UNCTAD was invited to make a presentation on the session under the theme: The creative industries and international trade highlighting the main sectors with export potential in the Asia/Pacific region.
Turkey: Post-crisis Finance, Trade and Investment in Emerging Economies - Search for Sustainable Growth Models and the Role of Creative Industries
9 Nov 2012
UNCTAD is collaborating with Turkey in the context of the creative economy activities. At the occasion of the meeting on Finance, Trade and Investment which included creative industries, UNCTAD supported the launching and establishment of the Istanbul Creative Economy Centre.
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.
UNCTAD supports WAEMU member States’ reform of regional competition framework
22 Oct 2012
As part of a project on reforming the regional competition framework, the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) Commission and UNCTAD’s Competition and Consumer Policies Branch have recently jointly supported national consultation seminars, in Burkina Faso on 5 October and in Senegal on 9 October.
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.
Launch of Trade and Development Report 2012: Policies for inclusive and balanced growth
13 Sep 2012
UNCTAD Report explores the links between income distribution, growth and development, arguing that inequality is neither a necessary condition for sound economic growth, nor its natural result. Pro-active fiscal and income policies to reduce income gaps influence economic 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.
Pakistan volunteers for peer review of competition regime
10 Aug 2012
October 2012 marks the fifth anniversary of the promulgation of Pakistan’s Competition Law. The Chairperson of the Competition Commission of Pakistan, Ms. Rahat Kaunain Hassan, has requested UNCTAD to undertake a peer review of Pakistan's competition law and policy.
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.