UNCTAD XI
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The eleventh ministerial meeting of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (known as UNCTAD XI) was held from 13-18 June, 2004, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The conference is UNCTAD´s highest decision-making body. The main theme of this session was: “Enhancing the coherence between national development strategies and global economic processes towards economic growth and development, particularly of developing countries.” A Civil Society Forum took place from 11-17 June at the west pavilion of Anhembi Park in Sao Paulo.

Related In-depth reports: World Trade Organization, Agriculture and food sovereignty, Financing for Development - Monterrey 2002

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Martin Khor's verbatim statement at UNCTAD XI on Assuring Development Gains
It would be excellent if developing countries could increase their export earnings as a method for achieving growth and development. However, many developing countries are facing constraints to their exports.
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UNCTAD XI ends in a rather good spirit
A report with an overall analysis of UNCTAD XI. By Martin Khor, director of the Third World Network.
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UNCTAD XI consensus Declaration adopted after lengthy tussles
UNCTAD XI ended with the adoption of the Sao Paulo Consensus, which is in effect the Declaration of the conference, at a closing ceremony on 18 June.
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