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May 2019 GENEVA STATISTICS QUALITY ASSURANCE FRAMEWORK UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT1 United Nations Conference on Trade and Development INTRODUCTION This document presents the UNCTAD Statistics Quality Assurance Framework (SQAF … UNCTAD aspires to produce and disseminate the best quality statistics possible … To that end, the SQAF will play an important role in helping to maintain and improve quality standards … This SQAF addresses three areas of quality: institutional; output; and …
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GE.19-08067(E)  Trade and Development Board Trade and Trade and Trade and Trade and Trade and Trade and Trade and Trade and Trade and Trade and Development CommissionDevelopment CommissionDevelopment CommissionDevelopment CommissionDevelopment CommissionDevelopment CommissionDevelopment CommissionDevelopment CommissionDevelopment CommissionDevelopment CommissionDevelopment CommissionDevelopment CommissionDevelopment CommissionDevelopment CommissionDevelopment CommissionDevelopment …
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GE.19-07116(E)  Trade and Development Board Trade and Development Commission Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Competition Law and Policy Eighteenth session Geneva, 10–12 July 2019 Item 2 of the provisional agenda Adoption of the agenda and organization of work Provisional agenda and annotations I. Provisional agenda 1. Election of officers … United Nations TD/B/C.I/CLP/53 United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Distr … General 1 May 2019 Original: English TD/B/C.I/CLP/53 2 …
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In many developing countries, an overreliance on exports of raw commodities, denominated “commodity dependence”, can negatively affect development, in particular increasing the challenges of meeting the Sustainable Development Goals … A country is considered to be commodity export-dependent if more than 60 per cent of its merchandise exports are commodities … UNCTAD estimates that, in 2013-2017, more than half of all countries in the world (102 out of 189) and two thirds of developing countries are …
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Page 1 of 12 gAssessment of the progress made in the implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society Agreed Draft 17 May 2019, 18.53 The Economic and Social Council, Recalling the outcome documents of the World Summit on the Information Society,1 Recalling also its resolution 2006/46 of 28 July 2006 on the follow-up to the World Summit and review of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development and the mandate that it gave to the …
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Draft resolution Science, technology and innovation for development Agreed draft 17 May 2019 The Economic and Social Council, Recognizing the role of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development as the United Nations torch-bearer for science, technology and innovation for development, and as the United Nations focal point for science, technology and innovation for development, in analysing how science, technology and innovation, including information and communications technologies …
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GE.19-06939(E)  Trade and Development Board Trade and Development Commission Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Consumer Protection Law and Policy Fourth session Geneva, 8 and 9 July 2019 Item 2 of the provisional agenda Adoption of the agenda and organization of work Provisional agenda and annotations I. Provisional agenda 1. Election of officers … United Nations TD/B/C.I/CPLP/16 United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Distr … General 29 April 2019 Original: English TD/B/C.I …
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E-commerce and digital trade is growing rapidly and has had transformative effect on the global economy and development prospects of developing countries … Digital divide, however, remains a real concern to many developing countries, particularly LDCs, and many face challenges of drawing benefits from vibrant digital trade owing to the lack of adequate digital capacities … Policies and support measures are important in this regard … The plurilateral e-commerce negotiations launched under the WTO will be …
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CONFERENCE DES NATIONS UNIES SUR LE COMMERCE ET LE DEVELOPPEMENT UNCTAD/ISS/MISC/2019/1 UNCTAD/WTO/AIR/25 (19/42rk) 2019 3t-/LLii9 f UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVEI,OPMENT 31 =lill J :'s-' A J aL!Ul al,QS,,13,1!,ill > GA, 'r f' %[,,s,xQQa' 343 jl JSJJ …
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CONFERENCE DES NATIONS UNIES SUR [E COMMERCE ET tE DEVELOPPEMENT UNCTAD/ISS/MISC/2019/1 UNCTAI)/WTO/AIR/25 (19/42gd) f UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVEtOPMENT 9 May 2019 Joint Advisory Group on the International Trade Centre Fifty-third session Geneva, 2 July 2019 1. The fifty-third annual session of the Joint Advisory Group on the International Trade Centre will be held on 2 July 2019 at the World Trade Organization, in Geneva, starting at 10 a.m., in room 81 …
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Relevance of WTO core trade principles and S&D for developing countries / Principios básicos del comercio de la OMC y el Trato Especial y Diferenciado: aspectos relevantes para los países en desarrollo … James H. Mathis Amsterdam Law School University of Amsterdam, NL … Overview I. Relevance of core principles to developing countries II … Elements of a developmental- friendly multilateral framework … WTO & private conduct WTO is between States - not firms WTO compels NO domestic regimes (TRIPS excepted …
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Dr. Pierre Arhel Counsellor (competition policy) Intellectual Property Division … Sao Paulo, 23-25 April 2003 Presentation based on s*ides prepared by R. Anderson (Counsellor, WTO Secretariat … Issues to be addressed  The Doha Mandate on Competition Policy  Possible Elements of WTO Competition Policy Agreement  Competition - Related Provisions and Core Principles in Existing WTO Agreements The Doha Ministerial Conference: Background 23 … Recognizing the case for a multilateral framework to …
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Latest developments on the working group on trade and competition Sao Paulo, April 24 2003 Dr. F.J.L. SOUTY Counsel for Multilateral Affairs, Competition Council, Paris Professor, University of La Rochelle Two parts Part One: On international cooperation in the field of competition policy Part two: On Competition policy items to be discussed at the WTO Part One On international cooperation in the field of competition policy Internat’l Coop° can help Compet° Authorities regain part of their …
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Competition Policy in Brazil Daniel Krepel Goldberg Competition Policy versus Competition Law Brazilian legal framework (Federal Constitution and Federal Law 8.884/94) Legal framework is adapted through caselaw + legal analysis + antitrust authority priorities to shape Competition Policy A market economy should have competition as one of its pillars – Political Economy of Competition … Competition Policy in Brazil What should be the goals of competition policy … This is called the “Inverted U-Shape …
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The Role of Peer Review in a Multilateral Framework on Competition Policy Andrea Bruce Investment Trade Policy …
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Competition conditions and competition policies in Central America Claudia Schatan … Domestic and foreign capital flow deregulation and privatization took place without legal and institutional framework to avoid anti-competitive practices by national and multinational firms … Progress in competition policy in recent years Costa Rica and Panama have competition laws and a Commission to implement it (COPROCOM and CLICAC … They still have limitations, for example: Enterprises do not need approval by …
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Adverse effects of international cartels on developing countries: limits of domestic competition legislation Sao Paulo, April 23 2003 Dr. F.J.L. SOUTY Counsel for Multilateral Affairs, Competition Council, Paris Professor, University of La Rochelle 25B Three parts Part one: on trade liberalization, competition and development Part two: On Goals, Scope and Exemptions or Exceptions of competition law for development Part three: On actual international anticompetitive practices and their harm …
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Vertical restraints, abuse of dominance and mega mergers in sectors of relevance to developing countries Patrick Krauskopf Swiss Competition Authority 80A Vertical restrictions Definition The three main kinds of restrictions Why are restrictions used instead of vertical integration Economic analysis Desirable or undesirable effects of vertical restrictions Consumer: price discrimination Doctrines/Theories and legal framework, some examples USA Europe Switzerland …
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CHALLENGES OF A COMPETITION REGIME IN A SMALL DEVELOPING COUNTRY … Ms. Michelle Goddard Chief Executive Officer Fair Trading Commission Competition Policy and Small Economies Definitions of small economies Population GDP Concentration Ratios Barbados 432 sq km 264,000 population GDP US$2,600.4 million Drivers of Competition Framework for Barbados Domestic Trade Reform Programme Regional Agreements e.g. Caricom Single Market and Economy, FTAA Fair Competition Act 2002-19 Comprehensive …
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COMPETITION POLICY IN BILATERAL AND PLURILATERAL AGREEMENTS: Involvement of the Member States of the Caribbean Community … Presented by Ivor Carryl to ; The Regional Seminar for Latin America and the Caribbean on the Post Doha Competition Issues : Sao Paulo Brazil 23-25 April 2003 Introduction : Caribbean competition policy and law a recent development Infancy: of law, institutions and enforcement Changing from : traditional consumer protection to market conduct/restrictive practices …
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