UNCTAD15: Opening press conference

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UNCTAD15: Opening press conference

Geneva, Switzerland, 1 October 2021

Journalists are invited to the opening press conference of the fifteenth session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD15) to be held on 4 October 2021.

When: 18:00 – 18:30 hrs. (CEST) / 12:00-12:30 hrs. (AST)


  • António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General
  • Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados
  • Rebeca Grynspan, UNCTAD Secretary-General

Where: Online - A Zoom link and password will be sent to registered journalists an hour before the event.

UNCTAD15 will run from 3 to 7 October in a virtual format with events in Barbados, Geneva and across the world under the theme “From inequality and vulnerability to prosperity for all”. It is hosted by the Government of Barbados. To follow UNCTAD15 events, register on the conference platform.