Dubai Investment Week: Investing in Future Transformations

WAIPA Executive Director Bostjan Skalar took part in the expert panel: Investing in SDGs at the Impact Forum on Tuesday on 9 October 2018 at the Dubai Investment Week under the theme Investing in Future Transformations.


The Dubai Investment Week (DIW) is a global platform to discover growth opportunities, build public-private partnerships and foster innovation. It provides the private sector with unique opportunities to engage with leading government figures to learn more about the upcoming and established investment opportunities Dubai offers to the international business community. It also serves as a perfect avenue for the private sector to familiarize itself about the government’s strategy moving forward to 2020 and beyond.

DIW program included a number of strategic forums that discussed the most important topics and trends of the local and global economy. DIW 2018 aimed to enhance readiness to keep pace with future transformations and provided participants within sights on “ImpactFDI” and new opportunities.

Under the Patronage of of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of the DIW is held annually by the Dubai Investment Development Agency Dubai FDI, currently holding the Vice Presidency of the World Association of Investment Promotion Agency (WAIPA).


WAIPA was proud to be program partner of the DIW.  WAIPA Executive Director Bostjan Skalar spoke in the expert panel where he highlighted partnerships for promoting investment in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), respectively transforming the SDGs into attractive opportunities.


WAIPA was also delighted to sign MoU with Hamdan Centre for the Future of Investments (HCFI) during the DIW2018 to contribute towards shaping the future of investment and to the benefit of WAIPA Members and the UN sustainable development goals.