Palais des Nations
/
Geneva, Switzerland
/
22–26 October 2018
10 Year Anniversary

2018 World Investment Forum

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
 
2016 Forum
Nairobi, Kenya

2016 World Investment Forum

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2014 Forum
Geneva, Switzerland

2014 World Investment Forum

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2012 Forum
Doha, Qatar

2012 World Investment Forum

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2010 Forum
Xiamen, China

2010 World Investment Forum

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Who we are

A gathering of global leaders brought together under auspices of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

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What we do

Provide a global platform for engagement and dialogue on emerging and key issues related to investing for sustainable development. 

Why us?

We are uniquely positioned at the intersection of the public, private and multi-lateral sectors to shape 21st century investment policies.

2018 Programme

Day 1
22 Oct 2018
Day 2
23 Oct 2018
Day 3
24 Oct 2018
Day 4
25 Oct 2018
Day 5
26 Oct 2018

Official Opening of the Investment Village

Grand Opening

18:30

Welcome Reception and Cultural Performance

Ms. Verena Utzinger

Talking Business Africa I

Dr. Abdalla Kablan
Mr. Sheku Lexmond Koroma

Talking Business Africa II

LEADERS LUNCHEON (BY INVITATION ONLY)

NORDIC IPAs LUNCHEON (BY INVITATION ONLY)

Mr. Rahul Agarwal
Mr. Alvaro Lario
mr. Hon. Benjamin E. Diokno
Mr. Ren Hongpeng
Mr. Owain Johnson

ISAR Honours 2018

18:30

Hospitality and Cultural Event

Mr. Miquel Rodriguez Planas
Mr. Bahaa El Attar
Ms. Martina Fuchs
H.E. Mr. Emmanuel Fabiano
mr. Alexis du Roy de Blicquy
Ms. Anya Berehzna
19:00 - 21:00

Reception

INTERACTIVE BREAKFAST ENCOUNTER (BY INVITATION ONLY)

Ms. Nathalie Bravo
Mr. Jacopo Dettoni
Ms. Diana Quintero
Mr. Roland Dominicé
Mr. Frédéric Samama
18:00

Reception

High-level Speakers

Past High-level Speakers

Location

United Nations, Geneva
Palais des Nations, 8-14, Av. de la Paix, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
+41 22 917 1234wif@unctad.org

2018 Organizational Partners

2018 Media Partners

2018 Sponsorship Partners


The Forum

The Organizer

The World Investment Forum is organized by UNCTAD’s Division on Investment and Enterprise.

The Division is recognized as a global centre of excellence on issues related to investment and enterprise for sustainable development.

James Zhan
Director, Investment and Enterprise
Lead, UN World Investment Report