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Overall participation in UNCITRAL annual sessions, 2004–2017

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Source URL: http://www.uncitral.org/uncitral/en/commission/sessions.html,
Active participation of governmental and non-governmental stakeholders in UNCITRAL legislative processes significantly contributes to the inclusiveness of the drafting of international trade law and serves as a platform for exchange of best practices and capacity building. The level of participation of UNCITRAL member States has remained relatively stable, with the Group of Western Europe and Other States regularly represented at almost 100 per cent, the Asia-Pacific Group of States, the Eastern European Group of States and the Latin American and the Caribbean Group of States usually represented at around 80-90 per cent, and the African Group of States represented at a fluctuating level between 25 per cent-80 per cent.