Investment Promotion and Facilitation Workshop

Investment Promotion and Facilitation Practices, Prospects and the
Sustainable Development Goals

Date: 17 July 2016
Time: 10:00-13:00
Location: Kenyatta International Convention Centre, Abedare Room

Programme

10:00-10:15

Opening remarks

  • Mr. James Zhan, Director, Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD
  • Mr. Bostjan Skalar, Executive Director, World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA)
10:15-11:15

Investment Trends, Prospects and Findings from an UNCTAD-McKinsey IPA Survey

  • Investment Trends and Prospects, Mr. Paul Wessendorp, Chief, Investment Promotion Section, UNCTAD
  • Positioning IPAs for Success, Mr. Tilman Tacke, Associate Principal, McKinsey & Company, Inc., Germany
  • Q&A
11:15-11:45 Coffee break
11:45-12:45

Current State of Investment Promotion and Facilitation

  • IPA Best Practices and Improved Efficiencies, Mr. İsmail Erşahin, Deputy Executive Director, WAIPA
  • The Role of IPAs in Achieving the SDGs, Mr. Aisha Sarwari, Communications Coordinator, WAIPA
  • Brief on the WAIPA Strategy, Mr. Bostjan Skalar, Executive Director, WAIPA
  • Q&A
12:45-13:00

Closing remarks

  • Mr. Paul Wessendorp, Chief, Investment Promotion Section, UNCTAD

 

*Pre-registration is required to participate in this workshop. To register please email ips@unctad.org with Registration to the Investment Promotion and Facilitation Workshop in the subject line.

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