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United Nations conference on trade and development board

Room XXVI, Palais des Nations
Geneva, Switzerland

The Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation (ICRICT) is pleased to announce that one of its commissioners, Ms. Jayati Ghosh, Professor at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Índia, will moderate a panel on Tuesday, 5 June, 10 a.m.

The panel “Plugging financial leakages and mobilizing domestic and international resources to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals”, will count with the participation of:

• Ms. Isabelle Durant, Deputy Secretary-General of UNCTAD

• H.E. Mr. Courtenay Rattray, Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Jamaica to the United Nations, New York

• Mr. Kako Nubukpo, Global Leader Fellow, Oxford University, United Kingdom, and former Minister of Planning and Evaluation of Public Policies of Togo

• Mr. Daniel Titelman, Director, Economic Development Division, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean of the United Nations • Mr. Akinremi Bolaji, Minister Plenipotentiary, Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations, New York.

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High-level Segment

  1. New ways in which the United Nations could address the crisis of multilateralism and trade and its development machinery and what the contribution of UNCTAD would be

  2. Industrial policies and productive capacity policies for a digital economy

  3. Plugging financial leakages and mobilizing domestic and international resources to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals

  4. Building resilience to multiple shocks affecting people and sustainable development  Register online for this meeting

The general debate will take place on 6 June 2018 in the morning from 10:00-13:00 hrs. and in the afternoon from 17:00-18:00 hrs.

As is customary, Group statements will be followed by statements from individual member States, intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental organizations.

The duration of statements will depend on the number of speakers inscribed by the deadline for inscriptions, but an indicative duration is that Group statements will be allocated one-third more time than national statements.

Groups and member States wishing to make formal statements during the general debate are requested to inscribe on the list of speakers no later than Thursday, 31 May 2018 at 12(noon). Priority will be given to statements delivered by Permanent Representatives and higher-ranking representatives.

Requests for inscriptions are to be sent to: Only those inscribed in the speakers’ list will be guaranteed a slot for the delivery of their statement in the event that time runs short.

Member States wishing to have their statements uploaded on the UNCTAD website should provide them in electronic form to the same address.

Language(s):English; French; Spanish; Chinese; Russian; Arabic;


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