UNCTAD XIII is the thirteenth quadrennial Conference of the
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, taking place from 21 to
26 April 2012 in Doha, Qatar.
The Conference is the highest decision-making body of
, at which member States make assessments of current trade and
development issues, discuss policy options and formulate global policy
responses. The Conference also sets the organization’s mandate and work
The Conference serves an important political function – it allows
intergovernmental consensus-building regarding the state of the world
economy and development policies, and plays a key role in identifying the
role of the United Nations and UNCTAD in addressing economic development
The Conference is a subsidiary organ of the United Nations General Assembly.
If you fall under one of the categories listed above
, you may register to attend the
UNCTAD XIII Conference.
Registration consists of the online registration
on this website, and in most cases, a credentials letter naming you as a
For more information on the process, please see the registration page.