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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law [MPEPIL]

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Carlos Fortin

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 08 December 2019

Developing countries

Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.

1 The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (‘UNCTAD’) is a subsidiary organ of the United Nations, General Assembly (‘UNGA’) within the meaning of Art. 22 United Nations Charter . It was established by UNGA Resolution 1995 (XIX) of 30 December 1964 , following an intense political and diplomatic process that had begun in the early 1960s. 2 Four kinds of factors converged in the drive that led to the creation of UNCTAD. In the economic field, the great dynamism of the golden age of the world economy from 1950 onwards, with both world output and world...
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