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Friday, 11 June

10h00
Room I
Group of 77 | Special Ministerial Meeting to Commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Group



Saturday, 12 June

10h00
Room I
Group of 77 | Special Ministerial Meeting to Commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Group

15h00
Room A
Workshop on Alternative Economic Strategies for Latin America



Sunday, 13 June

09h30
Room II
FAO Symposium on The Role of Agriculture in Development
Agricultural development and agricultural trade promote sustained economic growth, poverty reduction and food security.

09h30
Room A
High-Level Panel on Creative Industries and Development
Participating Agencies: ILO, ITC and UNESCO.

10h00
Room B
Symposium on the trade dimension of international development initiatives
Organised by the Agency for International Trade Information and Cooperation (AITIC) and the Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States on the occasion of UNCTAD XI

14h00
Room C
Launch of the World Investment Directory: Latin America and the Caribbean | Global Investment Prospects 2004-2007
Press conference launch

15h00
Room B
Ministerial Meeting of LDCs

16h30
Room B
Ministerial Meeting of Landlocked Countries



Monday, 14 June

15h00
Room A
The Role of Competition Policy in Promoting Competitiveness and Development

15h00
Room II
Round Table on Harnessing Emerging Technologies to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDG's)
Organized by UNCTAD and UNIDO, in collaboration with the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD).



Tuesday, 15 June

10h00
Room II
Trade and Gender (UN Task Force)
Millennium Development Goals. Mainstreaming the gender perspective into development policies at all levels and in all sectors. Integrated treatment of trade and development, including the trade and gender nexus.

10h00
Auditorium Regina
High-level Round Table on Innovative Financing for Development
Organized by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)

10h00
Auditorium Regina
WAIPA Annual Conference

13h00
Room II
Using Competitiveness and Social Efficiency for Sustainable Human Development | Experiences in Bolivia, Morocco, Senegal and Viet Nam
Organized by the UNCTAD-UNDP Global Programme on Globalization, Liberalization and Sustainable Human Development

14h00
Auditorium Ipiranga
Forum on International Trade and Tourism
Co-organized with: Ministry of Tourism, Brazil and World Torurism Organization

15h00
Room C
"Development and Globalization: Facts and Figures" (DGFF)
Presentation of a new statistical publication on the occasion of UNCTAD XI.

15h00
Room II
Biotrade Initiative: Trade and Biodiversity Partnerships
UNCTAD BIOTRADE focuses on private-sector involvement and partnerships to promote sustainable use of biodiversity through trade.

15h00
Room A
Commodities, Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Development



Wednesday, 16 June

09h00
Room C
Implementing the WSIS Plan of Action | Issues for Trade and Development
Co-organized with the UN ICT Task Force Secretariat

10h00
Room D
EMPRETEC
Side events

10h00
Room C
Meeting of the Trade Points of the Americas
Co-organized with the Inter-American Trade Point Forum (IATPF)

10h00
Room II
The Regional Dimension of Trade and Development | Round Table with Executive Heads of Regional Economic Commissions

10h00
Auditorium Regina
WAIPA Annual Conference

14h30
Room II
Workshop on Accountancy and Economic Development
Co-organized with BOVESPA, IBRACON, IBGC, APIMEC and FIPECAFI

15h00
Room E
Trade Related E-Finance for SMEs

15h00
Auditorium Regina
Launch of UNCTAD/ITC Joint Website for Trade and Investment Analysis Map | WAIPA Annual Conference

18h00
Room II
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) | Tropical Timber Trade and Development Dialogue
Is the tropical timber trade contributing to sustainable development?

18h30
Room A
Special Session at Ministerial level of the Committee of Participants of the GSTP
Global System of Trade Preferences Among Developing Countries (GSTP)



Thursday, 17 June

09h30
Room II
Forum on Assessment of Trade in Services and Development Gains
Assessment of Benefits for Developing Countries and Development Strategies

10h00
Room C
Meeting of the Trade Points of the Americas
Co-organized with the Inter-American Trade Point Forum (IATPF)

10h00
Auditorium Regina
High-Level Panel on Trade and Development Strategies for LDC's

10h00
Room A
Globalization of the Tobacco Epidemic | Tobacco Control and Development
Tobacco control is an important instrument for improving development, particularly in developing countries. Tobacco Free Initiative organized by the World Health Organization (WHO)

13h00
Room G
Intellectual Property Rights and Challenges for Development
Organized by: The International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

14h00
Room C
ASYCUDAWorld Presentation

14h30
Auditorium Regina
Panel on Trade for Human Development | Trade liberalization, economic growth and poverty reduction: the empirical relationship
Organized by: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

14h30
Room II
Building Business Competitiveness | An Interactive Debate
Oganized by the International Trade Center (ITC)

15h00
Room A
Round Table on Promoting Trade for Sustainable Development
(45) Co-organized with: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Ministry of the Environment, Brazil and Ministry of External Affairs, Brazil.



Friday, 18 June

09h30
Room II
Seminar on International Trade in Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) | Trends and Capacity-Building Needs

10h00
Room A
JITAP Meeting | Capacity Building in Assuring Developmental Gains from the Multilateral Trading System
Co-organized with ITC, WTO and JITAP Coordination Unit