Dear WAIPA Colleagues, We are pleased to release the first newsflash of the New Year 2017. With your continued support WAIPA strategy is on the right track, visibility is higher and the linkages with the strategic partners are stronger compared with previous years. We believe that promotion is important but efficiency in execution matters. We are proud that 2016 has been a year when total expenditures dropped by 30% while activities increased by 50% compared to the previous year.
World Investment Conference 2016 “Inclusive Investments and a Sustainable Future”
WAIPA and UNCTAD put sustainable investments on the agenda of the World Investment Forum #WIF2016
From July 17 until July 22 the 14th United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) took place in Nairobi, Kenya. The UNCTAD 14 – World Investment Forum brought together Heads of State and Government, ministers and other prominent players from the business world, civil society and academia to tackle global trade and economic development issues. The 2016 WIF featured a number events of direct interest to IPAs, WAIPA is proud to have partnered up with UNCTAD to host these events. In this newsflash you can read all about these meetings.
During the WAIPA events organized in April and May our members and partners discussed best practices in investment promotion and how FDI can support sustainable development. The partnerships forged during these meetings strengthen IPA’s in their mission to attract FDI and improve their own capacity.
As part of our ongoing effort to increase the capacity of members in FDI promotion, we have arranged for a prestigious training in partnership with International Labour Organisation (ILO)…
At the Secretariat we are checking off important items from our action plan finalized at the last Steering Committee meeting and coordinating key events from investment agencies world over…
Last minute registrations are still possible for the WAIPA World Investment Conference in Milan, Italy. #WIC15Milan takes place in Palazzo Lombardia – Auditorium Testori.
The XXth WAIPA World Investment Conference – WIC Milan’15, will feature some of the greatest names in FDI community, politics and private sector.
G20 WAIPA Conference on Foreign Direct Investments was held in In Istanbul on April 27, 2015 in collaboration with G20 Turkey, UNCTAD and Invest in Turkey (ISPAT).
It is our pleasure to inform you that the WAIPA Presidency, Steering Committee, and Permanent Secretariat is actively working to realize the visionary strategy that was disseminated during…