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ITD Trade and Development Regional Forum 2016.

21, September @ 8:00 am - 22, September @ 5:00 pm


The world economic landscape has been changing dramatically as a result of economic, social and environment challenges. Critical issues have emerged at the global level that require a strong commitment and a joint effort by the international community.

Meanwhile, the general debate on trade, investment and development has been increasingly agitated with a need for reforms and to some extent a change in mindset.

As emphasized by the theme of UNCTAD XIV “from decision to action”, the way forward is to transform current assessments, discussions and decisions into policies and measures to achieve sustainable development and inclusive growth.

With the same rationale, this Trade and Development Regional Forum 2016, hosted by International Institute for Trade and Development (ITD), will capture the new world economic reality to formulate a set of recommendations for concrete actions in the context of developing and emerging economies in Asia.

Now it’s “Time for Actions”.


  • To identify actions, policies and measures that must be implemented to stimulate trade and investment in Asia.
  • To encourage countries in the region to collaborate in elaborating coherent trade and investment strategies to support SDGs.
  • To raise awareness on the complexity of the global economic agenda and the necessity for policymakers and relevant stakeholders to act without delay in order to meet the SDGs by 2030.


21st – 22nd September 2016 at Dusit Thani Bangkok Hotel

Programme: Trade and Development Regional Forum 2016

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Sep 21, 2016
1.Session II_Mr.Masanari Yanagiuchi
2.Session II_Mr.Shinichi Nakabayashi
3.Session III – Mr.Shintaro Hamanaka
4.Session III_Dr. Suthad Setboonsang
5.Session III_Mr.Carlos Kuriyama
6.Session III_Mr.Shinichi Nakabayashi

Sep 22, 2016
1.Session IV_Dr.Artrit Sulstarova
2.Session IV_Mr.Chokedee Kaewsang
3.Session IV_Mr.Marc Proksch
4.Session IV_Ms.Elisabeth Tuerk
5.Session V_Assoc. Prof.Michale Ewing Chow
6.Session V_Dr. Vilawan Mangklatanakul
7.Session V_Dr.Astrit Suistarova
8.Session VI_Dr.Astrit Sulstarova
9.Session VI_Mr.Suon Vichea

This forum is opened to policy makers, business communities, academics, civil society organizations, community leaders and the general public to update and debate on the prospects, impacts and challenges of trade and investment in Asia.


Registration for UN agencies and international organizations, please connect at [email protected]


Activities Information

Activity start :21 September 2016

Activity end :22 September 2016

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September 21, 2016 @ 8:00 am
September 22, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
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