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WAIPA Newsflash Jan_Feb 2017

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.

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Newsflash December 2016

WAIPA has (co-)organized around twenty activities, amongst which the flagship event the 21st World Investment Conference on October 13-14 in our “hometown” Istanbul. WAIPA has also strengthened its cooperation with partners. With Steering  Committee decision, the International Labor Organization
(ILO) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC),
became a full member of WAIPA Consultative Committee.

 

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Newsflash October 2016
WAIPA 21st World Investment Conference
With over 350 participants and an impressive line-up of high-ranking experts and keynote speakers the 21st World Investment Conference offered a wealth of knowledge, inspiration and encouragement.
Turkey’s honorable Deputy Prime Minister, Mehmet Simsek spoke about the need to expand WAIPA’s reach globally so more effective models of sustainable investments can be developed and put in place for better jobs and people’s wellbeing.

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Newsflash August 2016

World Investment Conference 2016 “Inclusive Investments and a Sustainable Future”

October 13-14— WAIPA organizes the 21st World Investment Conference (WIC16) in Istanbul, Turkey. WIC16 is themed “Inclusive Investments and a Sustainable Future”. This annual meeting will bring together Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs) from a vast number of countries, other government officials, development sector leaders, the international business community and academics relevant to FDI policy and strategy.

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Newsflash July 2016

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.

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News Flash June 2016

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.

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Effective Investment Facilitation and Sustainable Development.

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)…

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Upcoming Events 2016
Planning is the first step towards a stellar year. We have done just that for 2016. Lined up eight key events for now, that you can mark in your calendars.

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WAIPA APPOINTS ITS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Voted in by the Steering Committee that met in London on November 20, 2015, Mr Bostjan Skalar is now the Executive Director of WAIPA…

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS: UPCOMING EVENTS AND OTHER UPDATES

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…

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WAIPA WIC15Milan REPORT
The XXth WAIPA World Investment Conference #WIC15Milan held on June 14-16, 2015 is now available as a full report here.

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The World Investment Conference 2015 in Milan

The World Investment Conference 2015 in Milan closed on June 16, 2015 – – representatives from IPAs across the world attended the conference

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LOGISTICAL INFORMATION FOR WIC15MILAN

We hope you had a pleasant flight and have arrived in Milan safely. We want to help you plan logistics for the conference.

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LAST CALL TO REGISTER: #WIC15MILAN IS AROUND THE CORNER (14-16 JUNE 2015)

Last minute registrations are still possible for the WAIPA World Investment Conference in Milan, Italy. #WIC15Milan takes place in Palazzo Lombardia – Auditorium Testori.

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REMINDER: REGISTER FOR WAIPA WORLD INVESTMENT CONFERENCE MILAN — 14-16 JUNE 2015

The XXth WAIPA World Investment Conference – WIC Milan’15, will feature some of the greatest names in FDI community, politics and private sector.

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G20 WAIPA CONFERENCE ON FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS

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).

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Waipa Events

This NewsFlash aims to provide our esteemed members with some information on upcoming events and activities at WAIPA. Reports on past events as well as recent developments and…

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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO WAIPA MEMBERS

All Regional Directorships, both Vice-Presidencies and the Presidency of WAIPA are subject to renewal at elections to be held in conjunction with the 20th WAIPA Annual World Investment Conference…

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WAIPA Presidency, Steering Committee, and Permanent Secretariat

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…

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