NEWS

FROM BANGKOK
ROUND TABLES
12 February
09:00 hours, Room I

HIGH-LEVEL ROUND TABLE WITH EMINENT ECONOMISTS

“Trade and development directions for the twenty-first century: the academic perspective”

12 February
16:00-18:30, Room I

HIGH-LEVEL ROUND TABLE WITH HEADS OF UN AGENCIES, PROGRAMMES AND RELATED INSTITUTIONS

“The institutional response to the challenges of globalization”

18 February
15:00-17:15, Room I

ROUND TABLE ON HUMAN DIMENSION OF DEVELOPMENT

“Empowering entrepreneurs for the 21st century”

INTERACTIVE DEBATE

The Interactive Debates,
a new feature of the Constraction Conference

 

13 February
09:00 hours, Plenary Hall

Keynote speaker:
Mr. M. Camdessus,
Managing Director, IMF

14 February (morning)
09:00 hours, Plenary Hall

Keynote speaker:
Mr. E. Iglesias,
President, IDB

 
14 February (afternoon)
15:00, Plenary Hall

Presentations by Heads UN Regional Commissions
 
15 February
9:30, Plenary Hall

Keynote speaker:
Mr. J. Somavнa,
Director-General, ILO

 
16 February (morning)
9:30, Planary Hall

Keynote speaker:
Mr. M. Moore,
Director-General, WTO

 
16 February, (afternoon)
15:00, Plenary Hall

Keynote speaker:
Mr. J. Wolfensohn,
President, World Bank

 

MESSAGE FROM MR RUBENS RICUPERO
SECRETARY-GENERAL OF UNCTAD

Bangkok, 9 February 2000
FLAG HOISTING CEREMONY
 

Bangkok, 14 February 2000
INTERVIEW OF MR. RICUPERO
on CNN International's Q & A
Asia program with Riz Khan


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CLOSING CEREMONY
Adoption of the Bangkok Documents
19 February 2000

CLOSING STATEMENT
“FROM THE WASHINGTON CONSENSUS TO THE SPIRIT OF BANGKOK”
by Rubens Ricupero, Secretary-General of UNCTAD  

 
RESOLUTION
Expression of gratitude to the Government and
People of Thailand  
 
CONFERENCE DECLARATION
Expression of appreciation to
His Majesty the King of Thailand  
 
BANGKOK DECLARATION
Global Dialogue and Dynamic Engagement  

PLAN OF ACTION
Document TD/386
[PDF, 33pp., 114KB]
  

LIST OF PARTICIPANTS/LISTE DES PARTICIPANTS/LISTA DE PARTICIPANTES
Document TD/INF.37
[PDF, 59pp., 197KB]

INAUGURAL CEREMONY

12 February
Address by H.E. Mr. Chuan Leekpai,
Prime Minister of Thailand
 

Address by Mr. Kofi Annan,
Secretary-General of the United Nations
 

Address by Mr. Rubens Ricupero,
Secretary-General of United Nations Conference
on Trade and Development
 

To see more video
about the inaugural ceremony click here

 

13 February, 11:30 Room III
MEETING OF MINISTERS OF TRADE OF LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES

 

GENERAL DEBATE

Summary of Debate

12 - 18 February Summary   
12 - 15 February Summary   
12 - 13 February Summary   
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PRESS INFORMATION
Communiqué
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Press releases

18 February 
  
FRANCE TO FINANCE TRAINING FOR WEST AFRICA - Protocol signed for UNCTAD project


  
BILATERAL INVESTMENT TREATIES SIGNED IN BANGKOK


17 February 
  
INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT ESTABLISHED BY THAILAND AND UNCTAD


  
ASIA’S SHARE OF GLOBAL FDI DOUBLES IN 1990s


  
AN UPDATE ON UNCTAD’S DEBT MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL ANALYSIS SYSTEM


  
UNCTAD HANDBOOK OF STATISTICS NOW ON CD-ROM


  
UNCTAD DONATES PUBLICATIONS TO UNIVERSITIES IN DEVELOPING WORLD


  
TRAINFORTRADE 2000 ON TRADE, ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT


15 February 
  
UN LAUNCHES CAPACITY-BUILDING TASK FORCE ON TRADE, ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT


  
DEVELOPING COUNTRIES SHOULD NOT BE LEFT OUT OF THE "NEW ECONOMY", SAYS UNCTAD


"Spotlight Africa" 
  
INVESTMENT POLICY REVIEWS PUBLISHED FOR EGYPT AND UGANDA
  
WORLD’S LARGEST TNCs CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC ABOUT AFRICA’S POTENTIAL FOR ATTRACTING FDI
  
AFRICA'S EXPORT SUCCESS STORIES


14 February 
  
UNCTAD LAUNCHES INVESTMENT AND ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES IN LATIN AMERICA


13 February 
  
WORLD COMMODITY SURVEY PUBLISHED: New UNCTAD publication covers markets, trends, economic environment


12 February 
  
UNCTAD S-G AND IRISH DEPUTY P.M. PLEDGE SUPPORT TO WAIPA


10 February 
  
VIEWS OF CIVIL SOCIETY, NEEDS OF POOREST COUNTRIES, TO BE ADDRESSED IN BANGKOK


9 February 
  
INVESTMENT PROMOTION STRATEGIES FOR THE 21st CENTURY TOP WAIPA AGENDA AT ITS FIFTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
 


   

SPECIAL HIGH-LEVEL  EVENT
19 February
10:00-13.00, Plenary Hall

HEADS OF STATES AND GOVERNMENT
LEADERS’ FORUM

 

HOST COUNTRY 
EVENT
17 February
9:00 and 15:00, Room I

SYMPOSYUM ON ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL RECOVERY IN ASIA

 
JOURNAL
(in English and French only)
The daily journal indicates the day's events and the main speakers and provides a summary of the previous day's proceedings

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PARALLEL EVENTS 

7-8 February
NGO Plenary Caucus

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9-11 February
Fifth annual conference of WAIPA

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10-11 February
Parliamentary Meeting

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12-13 February
ITC South-South Trade Promotion Programme
Buyers/Sellers meeting on Pharmaceuticals


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13 February
Symposium on Commodities and Development

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15 February
TNC's, SME and Development

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16 February
Globalization and Sustainable Human Development

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