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Improve productive capacities in the world’s poorest countries for stronger recovery, UNCTAD says
3 Dec 2020
The COVID-19 economic crisis is forecast to reverse years of painstaking development progress in education and nutrition, and to pull 32 million people back into extreme poverty.
Countries focus on protecting consumers amid and after COVID-19
15 Oct 2020
Stakeholders gather to share experiences and exchange information to advance the welfare of consumers in open markets.
When it rains it pours: COVID-19 exacerbates poverty risks in the poorest countries
4 May 2020
Written by Paul Akiwumi and Giovanni Valensisi, Division for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Coronavirus: Let's not forget the world's poorest countries
27 Apr 2020
Written by Paul Akiwumi, Director of UNCTAD's Division for Africa and Least Developed Countries
Defending competition in the markets during COVID-19
8 Apr 2020
UNCTAD urges competition authorities to use all their tools to combat the adverse consequences of COVID-19 in the markets.
Consumer protection crucial for the digital economy to thrive
13 Mar 2020
Written by By Teresa Moreira, Head of Competition and Consumer Policies Branch, UNCTAD
Keeping markets fair in digital era requires stronger cooperation
26 Nov 2019
The first Instanbul Competition Forum meets amid growing concerns about market power and wealth concentration in the hands of a few digital giants.
Competition law crosses the digital threshold
18 Jul 2019
While competition law's logic is sound, it needs new levers to address the challenges of the modern world and help regulators and enforcers do their jobs.
Cairo home to new competition-focused training centre
21 Nov 2018
Competition agencies from seven Middle East and North African countries will benefit from world-class courses offered at innovative training hub in Egypt.