LDC MINISTERIAL AND BUSINESS EXECUTIVE ROUNDTABLE

24 Oct 2018
16:00 – 18:00

LDC MINISTERIAL AND BUSINESS EXECUTIVE ROUNDTABLE

Mobilizing Investment in Least Developed Countries (LDCs)

Organized in collaboration with the United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS), the high-level meeting of LDC ministers and business executives will seek to advance ideas on how to strengthen the investment climate of these economies and the role of the private sector in development. These efforts are in pursuit of the high-level mid-term Review of the Istanbul Programme of Action for LDCs (2011–2020).

Issues for the debate:

  • Ways to improve the capacity of LDC governments to promote and facilitate investment
  • Initiatives to diversify investment in LDCs
  • SDG-focused investment promotion strategies

In partnership with:

Ms. Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu

High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States

H.E. Mr. Aurélien Agbenonci

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Benin

H.E. Ms. Amelia Kyambadde

Minister of Trade, Industry and Co-Operatives, Uganda

H.E. Mr. Charles J.P. Mwijage

Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, United Republic of Tanzania

H.E. Mr. Guy Célin Rivoniaina Randrianarisoa

Minister of Industry and Private Sector Development of the Republic of Madagascar

H.E. Prof. Wilson K. Tarpeh

Minister of Commerce and Industry, Republic of Liberia

Mr. Bruce Cleaver

CEO, De Beers Group

Mr. Chen Zhou

Vice Chairman, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT)