2020 / 2021 Forum
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates / 17-21 October 2021 / Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
Investing in Sustainable Development

7th World Investment Forum

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
2018 FORUM
Palais des Nations
Geneva, Switzerland
22–26 October 2018
10 Year Anniversary

2018 World Investment Forum

Previous editions:
2016 Forum
Nairobi, Kenya

2016 World Investment Forum

2014 Forum
Geneva, Switzerland

2014 World Investment Forum

2012 Forum
Doha, Qatar

2012 World Investment Forum

2010 Forum
Xiamen, China

2010 World Investment Forum

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.

Latest updates

WIF@10: Achievements and Challenges Ahead

The WIF 2018 Review


Past High-level Speakers

2020 Organizational Partners

2020 Media Partners

2020 Sponsorship Partners

Government of the United Arab Emirates

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

The Forum