UGC NET : United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

  • UNCTAD is a permanent intergovernmental body established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1964
  • Headquarters are located in Geneva, Switzerland, and UNCTAD have offices in New York and Addis Ababa
  • UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) promotes development-friendly integration of developing countries into the world economy
  • UNCTAD helps developing countries to use trade, investment, finance, and technology as vehicles for inclusive and sustainable development
  • The conference ordinarily meets once in four years
  • The 1st UNCTAD conference tool place in Geneva in 1964, the 2nd UNCTAD conference in New Delhi (Theme : “Empowering Consumers in New Markets”) in 1968
  • UNCTAD is part of the UN Secretariat. It report to the UN General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council but have its own membership, leadership, and budget. UNCTAD also part of the United Nations Development Group

Membership

  • UNCTAD has 195 member states (As on 14.09.2020)

Some of the reports published by it are:

  • Trade and Development Report
  • World Investment Report
  • The Least Developed Countries Report
  • Information and Economy Report
  • Technology and Innovation Report
  • Commodities and Development Report

2013 June UGC NET

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) was set up in

(A) 1944

(B) 1954

(C) 1960

(D) 1964

2012 December UGC NET

UNCTAD stands for

(A) United Nations Committee on Tariff and Development.

(B) United Nations Conference on Trade and Deficit.

(C) United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

(D) Union of Nations Cause for Trade and Development.

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