A look back...25 years ago...1964
- Oil shocks cause alarm. // United Nations Chronicle;Dec90, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p56
Asserts that a world economic recession, predicted by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in its annual `Trade and Development Report, 1990,' could have a severe impact on LDCs, as new oil-price `shocks' threaten their already weak economies. Discussion of the UNCTAD...
- `New partnership for developments.' // United Nations Chronicle;Jun92, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p67
Discusses the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development's (UNCTAD) eighth quadrennial session concluded February 8 to 25 in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. World commodity conference; Challenges and potential for 1990s; New partnership: what is required; The need for good management;...
- A credit to us all? // New Scientist;1/21/95, Vol. 145 Issue 1961, p3
Editorial. Comments on worldwide pollution and applauds UNCTAD, a UN trade body for providing assistance for the cause of a pollution-free world.
- Working for a better life. // United Nations Chronicle;Sep90, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p56
Lists and describes some of the major players within the extended United Nations family specifically focusing on economic issues. Includes the United Nations Development Programme; United Nations Conference on Trade and Development; General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade; Others.
- UNCTAD VIII to be held in Colombia, situation of LDCs considered. // United Nations Chronicle;Jun91, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p60
Reports on the eighth session of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD VIII). Topics at forum on North-South economic issues; Middle East reconstruction; Assistance to least developed countries (LDC); African economic recovery; Impasse on trade issues.
- Strengthen international cooperation for maritime management training. // United Nations Chronicle;Dec94, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p79
States that a steering committee met in Geneva on July 7 and 8, 1994, to advise on the further development of TRAINMAR, a technical cooperation program in 46 countries designed by the UN Conference on Trade and Development. Aims of the program.
- UNCTAD Trade and Development Board concludes session. // United Nations Chronicle;Dec94, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p79
Reports that the Trade and Development Board of the United Nations (UN) Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) on September 30, 1994, adopted `agreed conclusions' on all major topics discussed during the board's autumn session in Geneva. Celebration of the 30th anniversary of UNCTAD; Start...
- Priorities for eliminating disparities through global partnership set at UNCTAD IX. // United Nations Chronicle;1996, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p58
Reports that member states of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development set priorities for policies and concrete action at the conclusion of the ninth session of the Conference held from April 27 to May 11, 1996. Focal point; Responsibility and partnership issues.
- Timber negotiations resume. // United Nations Chronicle;Sep93, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p69
States that a second part of a negotiating conference to achieve a successor to the 1983 International Tropical Timber Agreement convened on June 21, 1993 under the auspices of the United Nations (UN) Conference on Trade and Development. Focus on future agreements covering timber trade and more.
- UN trade body strains to prove it's needed. Matloff, Judith // Christian Science Monitor;5/2/96, Vol. 88 Issue 110, p8
Focuses on the efforts of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) to justify its existence and relevance. Establishment of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1995; Concerns on the overlapping functions of the two trade organizations; Problems with the trends of...