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Monday, 14 November

10h00
Plenary Hall
Inaugural Ceremony

12h15Ministerial Segment

15h00
Plenary Hall
Panel I | International Cooperation, including Regional Cooperation Agreements on Competition Law and Policy
Application of competition law and policy principles at regional and international levels to ensure effective enforcement and promote development.

16h30
Plenary Hall
Panel II | How to operationalize Special and Differential Treatment in the application of Competition Law and Policy



Tuesday, 15 November

10h00
Plenary Hall
Jamaica | Voluntary Peer Review
An in-depth examination of the experience gained by the Jamaica Fair Trading Commission in the enforcement of Competition policy over the last five years.

15h00
Plenary Hall
Panel III | The role of economic analysis in competition law enforcement
Industrial organization principles and approaches to the definition of the relevant markets and their applications to abuse of dominance and anti-competitive practices.

16h30
Plenary Hall
Panel IV | The role of the judiciary in competition law enforcement
Role of the judge in the enforcement competition law; standard of proofs; sanctions and remedies, and appeal procedures.



Wednesday, 16 November

10h00
Plenary Hall
Kenya | Voluntary Peer Review
An in-depth examination of the experience gained by the Kenyan Monopolies and Prices Commission (KMPC) in the enforcement of Competition policy over the last five years.

15h00
Plenary Hall
Session II (Part I) | Proposals for the improvement of the UN Set
Including a discussion of UNCTAD capacity building and technical assistance in this area.



Thursday, 17 November

10h00
Plenary Hall
Panel V | Techniques for gathering Evidence on Cartels
Investigative tools for unearthing cartels; evidence gathering including cooperation with other competition authorities; leniency programmes; advocating voluntary compliance.

15h00
Plenary Hall
Panel VI | Application of competition law and policy to the informal sector
Government measures as barriers to entry; inadequate distribution network; unfair trade practices; poverty and consumers welfare.

16h30
Plenary Hall
Session II (Part II) | Future work programme
Direction and future priority areas for UNCTAD work over the next five years.



Friday, 18 November

10h00
Plenary Hall
Business Forum | The role of Competition law and policy in promoting private sector development
Panelists will be drawn from among business leaders, policy makers and academics.

15h00
Plenary Hall
Closing Plenary