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Norway to audit debt on basis of UNCTAD principles
23 Aug 2012
The Minister of International Development of Norway, H.E. Mr. Heikki Holmås, announced last Friday that Norway would carry out an audit of developing countries’ debts to Norway, and a review of the loans that Norway has made, on the basis of the Principles on Promoting Responsible Sovereign Lending and Borrowing consolidated by UNCTAD.
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.