The sixth UN Conference on Trade and Development was held in Belgrade from 6 to 30 June 1983 in the context of the UNCLOS, which largely failed to resolve differences of opinion between developed and developing countries and the world economy in their worst recession since the early 1930s. The main themes of the time were finance and adjustment, stabilizing commodity prices and trade. [13] Click here to download Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley`s statement at the signing of the Host Country Agreement for UNCTAD 15. „At no time recently have these two words, trade and development, been more important than they are now,“ Mottley said. IiA Mapping Project The IIA Mapping Project is a cooperative initiative between UNCTAD and universities around the world to represent the content of II A. The resulting database serves as a tool to understand trends in CEW development, assess the prevalence of different policy approaches, and identify examples of contracts. The Mapping of IIA Content allows you to browse the results of the project (the page will be regularly updated as new results become available). Please quote: UNCTAD, Mapping of IIA Content, available under investmentpolicy.unctad.org/international-investment-agreements/iia-mapping More information: Mapping Project Description – Methodology document The New Delhi Conference, held in February and March 1968, was a forum that allowed developing countries to reach agreement on basic principles of their development policies. The New Delhi conference was an opportunity to finally talk about the plans. The conference was an important impetus to convince the North to pursue UNCTAD I resolutions and to define generalized preferences.

The target of private and official flows to the least developed countries has been raised to 1% of the North`s GNP, but developed countries have not committed to meeting the target at any given time. This issue was the subject of ongoing debate at UNCTAD conferences. TWN Info Service on WTO and Trade Issues (Aug20/06) August 7, 2020 Third World Network United Nations: Barbados signs UNCTAD membership agreement 15, negotiations #9175 on 7 August 2020 at UNCTAD meetings culminated in the Global System of Trade Preferences (1988), an agreement that reduced tariffs and removed or reduced non-tariff barriers between participating developing countries; The Common Commodity Fund (1989), an intergovernmental financial institution, which provides assistance to developing countries that rely heavily on commodity exports; and various debt relief agreements. In the 1990s, UNCTAD`s efforts focused on the challenges posed by globalization in developing countries, and particular attention was paid to measures to help the poorest and least developed countries integrate into the global economy.