DUNKEL Ś BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE
26 August 1932, married, two children.
Degree in Economic and Commercial Sciences, University of
year: Federal Office for Foreign Economic Affairs
(Department of Public Economy), Bern.
Head of the sections for OECD matters (1960), for
co-operation with developing countries (1964), for world
trade policy (1971). In 1973 appointed Permanent
Representative to GATT with the rank of Minister
Plenipotentiary. In 1976 promoted Delegate of the Federal
Council for Trade Agreements, Ambassador Plenipotentiary.
In this capacity, in charge of world trade policy
matters, multilateral trade and economic relations with
developing countries, industrialization, trade in
agriculture and primary products, bilateral trade
relations with various partners. Head or acting head of
the Swiss delegations to the Tokyo Round negotiations,
UNCTAD IV and V, UNIDO, Commodities Conferences, etc.
functions: Vice-Chairman and Rapporteur of UNCTAD
Group on Supplementary Financing (1968); Rapporteur of
UNCTAD Board (1969); Chairman of Balance-of-payments
Committee of GATT (1972/75); Chairman of the United
Nations Conference on a new Wheat Agreement (1978), etc.
Mr. Dunkel passed away on 8 June 2005.