The 65th Annual Session of the Trade and Development Board Geneva, 25 June 2018 Item 5, Economic Development in Africa Report 2018: “Migration for Structural Transformation” Statement by the Chair of the Group of 77 & China in Geneva Ambassador Farukh Amil of Pakistan

Mr. President, Secretary-General/Deputy-Secretary-General Distinguished colleagues,   I have the honour to deliver this statement on behalf of the Group of 77 and China. At the outset, the G77 and China would like to commend UNCTAD Secretariat for the issuance of the Economic Development in Africa Report 2018 subtitled “Migration for Structural Transformation” which is a…

Statement by the Group of 77 and China –  General Debate – The 65th Annual Session of the Trade and Development Board Geneva, 4-12 June 2018

  Mr. President, Deputy-Secretary-General Distinguished colleagues,   I have the honor to deliver this statement on behalf of the Group of 77 and China. We congratulate you on your election as the TDB President and assure you of the Group’s full support in discharge of your duties. We hope that under your leadership the TDB…

The 65th Annual Session of the Trade and Development Board Geneva, 4-12 June 2018, Agenda Item 12, UNCTAD Contributions to the implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic and social fields

  Mr. President, Excellency UN Deputy Secretary-General Distinguished colleagues,   We thank the UN Deputy Secretary-General for her remarks and appreciate her presence amongst us to discuss these important issues. We also commend the Secretariat for preparation and presentation of The Least Developed Countries Report 2017 which was discussed at length during the 66thExecutive session…

Statement by the Group of 77 and China to be delivered by the Chairman of the Group of 77 and China in Geneva, H.E. Ambassador Farukh Amil (Pakistan) at the 66th Executive Session of the Trade and Development Board Geneva, 5-7 February 2018

  Mr. President, Distinguished colleagues,   I have the honor to deliver this statement on behalf of the Group of 77 and China. We thank the Secretary-General for his remarks and commend the Secretariat for preparation and presentation of The Least Developed Countries Report 2017. The timely Report can serve as an important contribution to…

Statement by Ambassador Farukh Amil, Permanent Representative of Pakistan on behalf of Asia-Pacific Group – The Sixty-Fourth Session of the Trade and Development Board – 11-22 September 2017

Mr. President, I have the honour to deliver this statement on behalf of Asia-Pacific Group. At the outset, the Group would like to associate itself with the statement delivered by Tanzania on behalf of the Group of 77 and China. We thank the Secretary-General for his introductory remarks and the entire secretariat for preparation for…

The Sixty-Fourth Session of the Trade and Development Board of UNCTAD,11-22 September 2017 Agenda Item 4 (Trade and Development Report 2017) Interactive Dialogue Statement by Pakistan 18 September 2017

Mr. President, We thank Director Richard Kozul-Wrightfor his presentation and the entire team for their excellent work on producing Trade and Development Report 2017. Mr. President, The Report argues for a global new deal that shuns austerity policies adopted in the wake of Global Financial Crisis and can push for massive investments from public and…

Statement by Ambassador Farukh Amil, Permanent Representative of Pakistan on behalf of Asia-Pacific Group – The Sixty-Fourth Session of the Trade and Development Board – 11-22 September 2017

Mr. President, I have the honour to deliver this statement on behalf of Asia-Pacific Group. At the outset, the Group would like to associate itself with the statement delivered by Tanzania on behalf of the Group of 77 and China. We thank the Secretary-General for his introductory remarks and the entire secretariat for preparation for…

Statement by Pakistan – Agenda Item 3: Investment for Development – 63rd Session of the Trade and Development Board (TDB), 6 December 2016

Statement by Pakistan  – Agenda Item 3: Investment for Development – 63rd Session of the Trade and Development Board (TDB), 6 December 2016 Mr. President, Mr. Secretary General, Excellencies, Distinguished delegates, At the outset, I thank the Secretariat for their presentation as well as the background documents for this interactive dialogue on “Investment for Development”,…