World Investment Forum Celebrates Its 10th Year Anniversary.
The World Investment Forum, celebrating its 10-year anniversary, is held from 22 to 26 October 2018 at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland.
The Forum is a multi-stakeholder gathering at the level of Heads of State and Government, ministers, chief executive officers and principals of international organizations, designed to facilitate dialogue and action on the world’s current and emerging investment development challenges. It is recognized by Governments and business leaders as the pre-eminent global gathering for investment policymaking, providing a platform for interacting with participants ranging from the heads of investment promotion agencies, investment treaty negotiators, impact investors and foundations, investment lawyers, academics, stock exchange executives and pension and sovereign wealth fund managers, to international accounting standard setters, corporate social responsibility monitors, entrepreneurs and representatives of non-governmental organizations.
This year, Belarus takes part in the World Investment Forum of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. The delegation of the Republic of Belarus will be headed by the representatives of the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry of Finance, the National Agency of Investment and Privatization, Great Stone Industrial Park Development Company, Minsk FEZ, Grodnoinvest FEZ and the Permanent Mission of Belarus in Geneva.
World Investment Forum 2018 focuses on the global challenges to international investment in the new era of globalization and industrialization. It will provide an opportunity for open dialogues between all investment stakeholders, the brainstorming of solution-oriented initiatives and the fostering of global partnerships to advance prosperity for all.
The World Investment Forum 2018 features numerous high-profile events and networking opportunities, including global leaders investment summits, ministerial roundtables, an international investment agreements conference, minister and business executive dialogues, several multi-stakeholder sessions on special themes, a global sustainable stock exchanges dialogue, an investment promotion conference, private-sector led discussions and United Nations awards ceremonies.
The World Investment Forum 2018 also provides an opportunity for high-level thematic events organized in partnership with other international organizations.
The previous Forums, held in Ghana (2008), China (2010), Qatar (2012), Switzerland (2014) and Kenya (2016), gathered over 3,000 investment development actors from some 150 countries.
dates: 22-25 October 2018
venue: Palais des Nations
location: Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland