United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Description For the past four decades, UNCTAD has been the focal point within the United Nations for the integrated treatment of trade and development and related issues in the areas of investment, finance, technology, enterprise development and sustainable development.

Established in 1964, UNCTAD promotes the development-friendly integration of developing countries into the world economy. UNCTAD has progressively evolved into an authoritative knowledge-based institution whose work aims to help shape current policy debates and thinking on development, with a particular focus on ensuring that domestic policies and international action are mutually supportive in bringing about sustainable development.
Related Person Yilmaz Akyuz, former Director, Globalization and Development Strategies (retired)
Contact Palais des Nations
8-14, Av. de la Paix
Geneva 10  1211
Phone: +41 22 917 5809
Fax: +41 22 917 5809
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Focus: Development, Finance, Trade, Switzerland, Global

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