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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.
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.
Forget securitization, backing public banks is best for sustainable development
25 Sep 2019
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2019 maintains that it is public banking that does the heavy lifting and hence public banking should be better supported for the future.
Bold action required to finance a global green new deal and meet the SDGs
25 Sep 2019
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2019 recasts the Depression era's signature policy on a global scale - a Global Green New Deal - as the right policy framework to make a clean break with years of austerity and insecurity. It would help bring about a more equal distribution of income and reverse decades of environmental degradation.
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.
Botswana greets scrutiny of competition law and policy
13 Jul 2018
Botswana welcomes voluntary peer review of legal and institutional competition framework, underlining its government’s commitment to a fair business environment and protecting consumers