United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Law and Legal Definition

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development is a part of the UN General Assembly which promotes international trade and seeks to increase trade between developing countries and countries with different social and economic systems. It is the principal organ of the United Nations General Assembly dealing with trade, investment, and development issues.

The organization's mission is to maximize the trade, investment and development opportunities of developing countries and assist them in their efforts to integrate into the world economy on an equitable basis.