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18 June 2004 19:32
Trade Liberalization can reduce Poverty, New UNCTAD book indicates Trade Liberalization and Poverty in India, an UNCTAD publication launched at UNCTAD XI concludes that trade liberalization can help reduce the number of people living below the poverty line but cannot substitute for social spending.
18 June 2004 18:53
CNUCED XI: l'investissement étranger direct a besoin de structures et de capacités nationales solides pour être un catalyseur de la compétitivité | [en français seulement]
18 June 2004 17:22
Secretary-General addresses Council for Least Developed Countries | (Reissued as received.)
18 June 2004 17:17
Statement of Secretary-General to Civil Society Forum in Brazil | (Reissued as received.)
17 June 2004 22:00
Developing Countries Launch New Round of Trade Negotiations Developing-country ministers meeting in São Paulo for UNCTAD XI last night launched the third round of trade negotiations under the Global System of Trade Preferences Among Developing Countries (GSTP).
17 June 2004 18:37
UNCTAD launches a Partnership on Information and Communication Technologies UNCTAD is launching a new partnership on Information and Communication Technologies for Development. The objective of the partnership is build concrete strategies to improve access to and use of ICT applications to enhance the economic ...

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The Member States of UNCTAD gathered in São Paulo, agreed on a Declaration that they called "The Spirit of São Paulo". The decisions adopted at UNCTAD XI, in addition to the Bangkok Plan of Action, form a solid basis to build upon and are essential instruments in the Member State´s continued commitment to support UNCTAD in fulfilling its mandate as the focal point within the United Nations for the integrated treatment of trade and development, on the road to its twelfth session in 2008.

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