Mina Mashayekhi

Head of Trade Negotiations and Commercial Diplomacy Branch at UNCTAD

Mina Mashayekhi is the Head of Trade Negotiations and Commercial Diplomacy Branch(TNCDB) of UNCTAD’s Division on International Trade in Goods, Services, and Commodities. She holds an LL.B. from University of Cambridge and an LL.M., from University of London, London School of Economics. She has pursued doctoral studies at the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva.  Her professional experience encompasses trade policy-oriented analytical work on a variety of issues including WTO  and regional integration, services trade and development as well as intellectual property issues.  She has published articles on trade issues in various journals and UN publications.

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13 August 2012
Services play a crucial role in the economic growth and social development of developing countries. They do this by contributing to competitiveness, the social realm, and the generation of employment, income, and foreign exchange earnings. Services are a key component of the production process...
6 September 2011
Le commerce entre pays en développement présente désormais de réelles opportunités économiques. Les exportations sud-sud ont connu un taux de croissance de 14 pour cent entre 1995 et 2009, excédant largement le taux de croissance des exportations mondiales totales (9 pour cent). Le montant des...
5 September 2011
Trade among developing countries has come to offer genuine economic opportunities. South-South exports grew at a rate of 14 percent between 1995 and 2009, far outpacing the growth of world total exports (9 percent). The value of South-South trade increased five-fold from just $0.6 trillion in 1995...