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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.
Technical cooperation projects for Palestine proceeding well, to be strengthened
8 Aug 2012
Palestinian Ministers and senior officials have expressed appreciation for UNCTAD's role in supporting the development of the Palestinian economy through its technical cooperation projects that aim at building capacities and helping to overcome the persistent challenges.
UNCTAD S-G offers perspectives for Rio+20
17 Jun 2012
UNCTAD has been called upon by the UN system to contribute to the UNCSD - Rio+20 process. Writing for the Road to Rio+20 e-magazine, UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi argues for a green economy that provides trade opportunities to countries at varied levels of development.