The Multi-year Expert Meeting on Commodities and Development aims to monitor developments, challenges and opportunities in commodity markets, giving due attention to those commodity sectors that are relevant to commodity-dependent developing countries. Discussions serve to inform member States of important developments in key commodity sectors and markets from a development perspective.


The meeting is open to all member States of UNCTAD. Representatives of other organizations, including specialized agencies, intergovernmental bodies and non-governmental organizations in the general and special categories, as well as academia and the private sector, may participate as observers.

Contributed Papers

Experts are encouraged to prepare and submit to the meeting brief papers (of about five pages) related to one or more of the issues contained in the provisional agenda and to their country’s experience.

14 October 2024 — 16 October 2024
2:40 pm

Palais des Nations Geneva

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