Statement by the Group of 77 and China by Pakistan Second Session of the Inter-Governmental Group of Expert (IGE) on Financing for Development (FfD) Geneva, 7-9 November 2018

Mr. President, H.E. Minister Paul Oquist (Nicaragua), Ms. Isabelle Durant, Deputy Secretary-General of UNCTAD, Mr. Richard Kozul-Wright, Director, Division on Globalization and Development Strategies, UNCTAD Excellencies, Distinguished panelists and participants,   Mr. President, I have the honour to deliver this statement on behalf of the Group of 77 and China. The second session of the…

Statement by the Group of 77 and China Agenda Item 6: Report on UNCTAD assistance to the Palestinian people

Mr. President, Ambassador Salim Baddoura (Lebanon), Secretary-General, Mr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Minister of National Economy, State of Palestine, H.E. Ms. Abeer Odeh, Excellencies, Distinguished colleagues,   I have the honour to deliver this statement on behalf of the Group of 77 and China. I would like to thank the Secretary-General and his team for the report…

Statement by the Group of 77 and China Agenda Item 5: Investment for Development Sixty-Fifth Session of the Trade and Development Board (Part-II) Geneva, 1-4 October 2018

Mr. President, H.E. Ambassador Salim Baddoura (Lebanon), Mr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD Mr. James Zhan, Director, Division on Investment and Enterprise Excellencies, Distinguished Colleagues,   I have the honour to deliver this statement on behalf of the Group of 77 and China. We thank Director James Zhan for the presentation of the 2018 World…

Statement by the Group of 77 and China Agenda Item 4: Economic Development in Africa Sixty-Fifth Session of the Trade and Development Board (Part-II) Geneva, 1-4 October 2018

Mr. President, H.E. Ambassador Salim Baddoura (Lebanon), Mr. Paul Akiwumi, Director of the Division on Africa, Least Developed Countries and Special Programmes, Excellencies, Distinguished Colleagues,   I have the honour to deliver this statement on behalf of the Group of 77 and China. We thank the Secretariat for preparing its report highlighting the activities carried…

Statement by the Group of 77 and China Agenda Item 3: Interdependence and development strategies in a globalized world Sixty-Fifth Session of the Trade and Development Board (Part-II) Geneva, 1-4 October 2018

  Mr. President, H.E. Ambassador Salim Baddoura (Lebanon), Mr. Richard Kozul-Wright, Director, Division on Globalization and Development Strategies, Excellencies, Distinguished delegates,   I have the honour to deliver this statement on behalf of the Group of 77 and China. We thank the Secretariat for the presentation of Trade and Development Report 2018 and appreciate the…

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) Agenda Item 2: Evaluation and review of UNCTAD implementation of the quadrennial conference outcome Sixty-Fifth Session of the Trade and Development Board (Part-II) Geneva, 1-4 October 2018

Mr. President, Ambassador Salim Baddoura (Lebanon), Secretary-General, Mr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Distinguished colleagues,   I have the honour to deliver this statement on behalf of the Group of 77 and China. I would like to thank the Secretary-General and his team for the detailed report highlighting the Secretariat’s role and contribution in the implementation of mandate…