The Sixth UN Review Conference will mark the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Set of Multilaterally Agreed Equitable Principles and Rules for the Control of Restrictive Business Practices (United Nations Set).
The UN Set is a multilateral agreement on competition policy that:
- Provides a set of equitable rules for the control of anti-competitive practices.
- Recognizes the development dimension ofcompetition law and policy.
- Provides a framework for international operation and exchange of best practices.
Every five years since the adoption of the United Nations Set, a Review Conference has been held, providing an occasion for heads of competition authorities and senior officials of developed and developing countries, including least developed countries (LDCs) and economies in transition, to establish direct contacts and networking among themselves for voluntary cooperation and the exchange of best practices.
This framework also provides vital technical assistance and capacity-building for interested member States so that they are better equipped to use competition law and policy for development. Read More »