Events

2020

India & Pakistan: CUTS International and the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) co-hosted a webinar on “Access to Healthcare and Competition Policy” on 16th December, 2020. Webinar details can be accessed here.

In Media

We need a 2nd Declaration on WTO TRIPs and Public Health
December 17, 2020

India & Switzerland: CUTS International and CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition organised a webinar on “Access to Healthcare and Competition Policy” on 4th December, 2020. Webinar details can be accessed here.

In Media

CUTS International releases tool kit on ”competition and access to healthcare’‘
December 04, 2020
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As Covid-19 Continues, CUTS’ World Competition Day Celebrations Raises Questions on whether strong IPR has helped Innovation or Not
APN News, December 05, 2020

Has WTO TRIPS Agreement of IPR promoted global innovation
The Economic Times, December 05, 2020

Press release

Access to Healthcare and Competition Policy – 4 December 2020
The European Business Council of Africa, December 03, 2020

Latvia: On 4th December, Competition Council of Latvia, in cooperation with the Procurement Monitoring Bureau, held a discussion “Contact Point: Competition” on the topic of public procurement. Read more…

Malawi: The Competition and Fair Trading Commission (CFTC) organised a panel discussion on Saturday, 5th December, 2020 from 6 pm at Sunbird Capital Hotel in Lilongwe.

In Media

World Competition Day 5 December 2020
Times TV, December 05, 2020

Press release

Commemoration of World Competition Day
CFTC Press Release, December 03, 2020

Speech by the Board Chair Dr. Jerry Jana on the commemoration of World Competition Day
CFTC Blog, December 09, 2020

The Gambia: Gambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commission organised a Press Conference to commemorate WCD on the theme “Competition Policy and Access to Healthcare”.

In Media

GCCPC commemorates world competition day 2020
December 07, 2020
The Point
All Africa


2019

India: CUTS International and CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition organised a webinar on “Digital Markets and CLRC Recommendations: The Way Forward”.
Webinar recording can be accessed at: https://bit.ly/2Rkmjm4

Albania: On Thursday, 14 November 2019, for the celebration of the ACA 15th anniversary and of the World Competition Day, the Albanian Competition Authority in cooperation with the Spanish National Commission on Markets and Competition (CNMC), organized the Conference on “Competition and Entrepreneurship”. Read more…


Bangladesh: Unnayan Shamannay organised a dialogue session on competition policy in Bangladesh to celebrate the World Competition Day.

Mofizul Islam, Chairperson, Competition Commission Bangladesh (CCB) was present as chief guest. Prof. Atiur Rahman, Former Bangladesh Bank Governor; Prof. Enamul Haque, Economics Department, East West University; Mostofa Abid Khan, Bangladesh Tariff Commission Member; Nazneen Ahmed, Senior Research Fellow, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) and Mofizul Islam were the speakers at the event.

In Media

Demand for ban on anti-competitive activities in the market is called development
Bangla Tribune, December 09, 2019

Authentic data key to fair competition: analysts
The Daily Star, December 06, 2019

Data sharing must for competitive market: Experts
Daily-Sun, December 06, 2019

GDP growth will increase by 2 percent if curbs are curtailed
December 05, 2019

Dhaka Times 24
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The competition needs the right information
Desh Rupantor, December 05, 2019

Unnayan Shamannay organised a Dialogue on Competition Policy in Bangladesh
December 05, 2019
Ekattor TV
CNI
Channel i


Fiji: The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC) celebrated the 10th World Competition Day. Read More…


Georgia: The Competition Agency of Georgia held a meeting on pharma market regulation issues to commemorate the WCD 2019. Read More…


Ghana: CUTS Accra organised a media engagement to emphasise the urgent need for a functional Competition Policy and Law in Ghana. Read More…


Switzerland: CUTS Geneva organised an event to celebrate the World Competition Day. This year, celebrations addressed the theme “Ensuring Effective Competition in an Increasingly Online World.”

On the panel were Philippe Brusick, Former Head of Competition Branch of UNCTAD, and Chairperson of the General Assembly, CUTS International, Geneva; Julien Grollier, Senior Programme Officer, CUTS International, Geneva; Nadezhda Sporysheva, Legal/Economic Analyst, Intellectual Property, Government Procurement and Competition Policy Division, WTO; Ahsan Ali, Trade Policy Analyst, Council and TNC Division, WTO Secretariat; Justine Lan, Economic Affairs Officer, Development Division, WTO Secretariat; and Ebru Gokce Dessemond, Legal Officer, Competition and Consumer Policies Branch, International Trade Division, UNCTAD. Read More…


Kenya: The Competition Authority of Kenya commemorated the World Competition Day on 5th December. The WCD sensitization forum included members of the Digital Lenders Association of Kenya, commercial banks and consumer bodies, among others. Read More…


Latvia: On 5 December, the World Competition Day, the Competition Council of Latvia (the CC) organises a discussion event “Point of Contact: Competition”, which is dedicated to the competition opportunities of public administrative bodies – state, municipalities and capital companies owned by them – and private entrepreneurs, meeting in the business environment.Read More…


Malawi: Competition & Fair Trading Commission, Malawi commemorated WCD under the theme “The Role of Traders and Business Enterprises in Ensuring Effective Competition on the Market”.

Press Release

Minister of Trade Leads Malawian Market Stakeholders in Commemorating World Competition Day in Mangochi
Competition and Fair Trading Commission, December 05, 2019

Commemoration of World Competition Day
Competition and Fair Trading Commission


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