UNCTAD Secretary-General, Mukhisa Kituyi, reflects on UNCTAD's achievements, the challenges that lie ahead, and lays out his vision for 2015.
We at UNCTAD wish all of you and your families a merry festive season, and a prosperous and productive New Year. We look forward to our continued collaboration in the service of humanity and especially the most vulnerable among us.
On the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of UNCTAD, the 2014 Public Symposium explored how widening inequality poses a challenge to sustainable development. In 1964, member States participating in the first UNCTAD conference identified a range of challenges and risks to peace and development that are still relevant today, including growing inequality.