2014 Official Statements

Monday, 13 October

Grand Opening (Full video)

H.E. Mr. Didier Burkhalter, President of the Swiss Confederation [Video][Audio]

H.E. Mr. Mehdi Jomaa, Head of Government of Tunisia [Video]

Mr. Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary General [Video][Audio]

Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD [Video][Audio]

Mr. Michael Møller, United Nations Under-Secretary-General, Acting Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva [Video][Audio]

Mr. Didier Drogba, Footballer and Goodwill Ambassador of UNDP, Founder of the Didier Drogba Foundation [Video][Audio]

Tuesday, 14 October

World Leaders Investment Summit I (Full video)

H.R.H. Charles Prince of Wales [Video]

Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD [Audio]

Mr. Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman of the Board, Nestlé S.A. [Audio]

Mr. John Danilovich, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce [Audio 1] [Audio 2]

H.E. Mr. Mehdi Jomaa, Head of Government of Tunisia [Audio]

Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network [Audio 1] [Audio 2]

Mr. Harold W. McGraw III, Chairman of the Board of McGraw Hill Financial [Audio]

Mr. Mark Wilson, Group CEO of Aviva [Audio]

H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World [Audio]

Investing in the Future – Sustainable Cities Round Table

Mr. Petko Draganov, Deputy Secretary-General of UNCTAD

Investing in Sustainable and Universal Access to Medicines: Local Production in Developing Countries

Mr. James Zhan, Director, Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD

11th Session of the Investment Advisory Council

Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD

Sustainable Stock Exchanges Global Dialogue

Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD [Audio]

Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality – the Role of TNCs

Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD

Wednesday, 15 October

World Leaders Investment Summit II (Full video)

Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD [Audio]

Mr. Peter Robinson, President and CEO of USCIB [Audio]

Mr. Ivan Pictet, President of Fondation pour Genève [Audio]

Mr. Zhou Zhongshu, Chairman of China Minmetals Corporation [Audio]

H.E. Mr. David Carter, Speaker of the House of Representative of New Zealand [Audio]

Sir Ronald Cohen, Founding Chair of Big Society Capital [Audio]

Mr. Atsushi Saito, Group CEO of Japan Exchange Group [Audio]

H.E. Ms. Bronwyn Bishop, Speaker of the House of Representative, Australia [Audio]

Shaping a New Policy Research Agenda

Mr. James Zhan, Director, Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD

Sovereign Wealth Funds Round Table

Mr. James Zhan, Director, Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD

The Investment-Trade-Development Nexus

Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD

Capital Markets and Economic Growth

Mr. Petko Draganov, Deputy Secretary-General of UNCTAD

Human Rights and Investment Policy Making: Relevance and Integration

Mr. Petko Draganov, Deputy Secretary-General of UNCTAD

Making Value Chains Work for the Poor

Mr. Petko Draganov, Deputy Secretary-General of UNCTAD

Investment and Regional Integration

Mr. Petko Draganov, Deputy Secretary-General of UNCTAD

Mr. Rommel Acevedo, Secretary General, ALIDE

OilGasMines Special Event

Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD

Thursday, 16 October

Reforming the International Investment Agreements Regime

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Business Schools for Impact

Mr. James Zhan, Director, Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD

Investing in Sustainable Development: Dialogue with Parliamentarians

Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD

Investment in Landlocked Developing Countries

Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD

Launch of the Investment Guide to the Silk Road

Mr. James Zhan, Director, Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD

Ministerial Round Table (Full video)

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Closing Ceremony

Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD