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UNCTAD's pioneer work on sovereign debt restructuring widely recognized by world-renowned experts and policy makers
28 Oct 2012
In repose to Resolution A/GA/66/189 of the General Assembly, the UNCTAD Secretariat took the lead to organize a special event on Sovereign Debt Crises and Restructurings: Lessons Learnt and Proposals for Debt Resolution Mechanisms.
Uganda officials attend training workshop on debt management
27 Aug 2012
Officials from the Ministry of Finance and the Bank of Uganda are currently attending a 9-day workshop in Kampala on domestic debt operations and management organised by UNCTAD in close cooperation with the Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI).
Need for new domestic sources of growth, moving up global value chain, and coherent trading systems stressed by UNCTAD S-G
17 Aug 2012
Delivering the keynote address at an academic seminar on the new era of global trade and investment organised by the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok, Thailand today, UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi pointed to a number of challenges for developing countries in the current international economic situation.
UNCTAD S-G at UN General Assembly debate on state of world economy and finance
18 May 2012
Delivering a keynote address at the round table on "Reducing debt vulnerability, managing inflation/deflation," UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi called for attention to be given to deflationary pressures, a systemic approach to debt vulnerability, adequate regulatory system for banks, and regulatory oversight of credit rating agencies.