2018 WIF Videos

Monday, 22 October

Grand Opening of the World Investment Forum 2018 [Full Video]

  • H.E. Mr. Alain Berset, President of the Swiss Confederation [Video]
  • H.E. Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President, 73rd Session of the General Assembly, United Nations [Video]
  • Ms. Gabriela Cuevas Barron, President, Inter-Parliamentary Union [Video]
  • Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD [Full Video] and [Highlights]
  • Ms. Amina Mohamed, Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations (via video link) [Video]
  • Mr. Michael Møller, Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva [Video]
  • Ms. Nandini Sukumar, CEO, World Federation of Exchanges [Video]

Opening of the Investment Village [Video]

2018 United Nations Investment Promotion Awards [Full Video]

Global Investment Game Changers Summit [Full Video]

  • Robot Sophia, the World’s First United Nations Innovation Champion by the UNDP [Video]

Tuesday, 23 October

Global Leaders Investment Summit I – Part I [Full Video]

  • H.E. Mr. Abdul Hamid, President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh [Video]
  • H.E. Mr. Khaltmaagiin Battulga, President of Mongolia [Video]
  • H.E. Mr. Milo Ðukanovic, President of Montenegro [Video]
  • Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD [Video]

Global Leaders Investment Summit I – Part II [Full Video]

  • H.E. Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia [Video]
  • H.E. Mr. Kocho Angjushev, Vice Prime Minister, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia [Video]
  • H.E. Mr. Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia [Video]
  • Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD [Video]

Investing in Sports for the SDGs [Full Video]

Main Obstacles and Solutions to Investment in Africa – Part I [Video]

Main Obstacles and Solutions to Investment in Africa – Part II [Video]

Wednesday, 24 October

Global Leaders Investment Summit II [Full Video]

  • H.E. Mr. Armen Sarkissian, President of the Republic of Armenia [Video]
  • H.E. Mr. Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi, President of the Republic of Botswana [Video]
  • H.E. Prof. Faustin Archange Touadéra, President of the Central African Republic [Video]
  • H.E. Mr. Motsoahae Thomas Thabane, Prime Minister, Kingdom of Lesotho [Video]
  • H.E. Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of the 73rd Session of the General Assembly, United Nations [Video]
  • Ms. Gabriela Cuevas Barron, President, Inter-Parliamentary Union [Video]

Blockchains for Sustainable Development [Video

  • Dr. Jem Bendell, Professor of Sustainability Leadership and Founder of the Institute for Leadership and Sustainability at the University of Cumbria [Video]

Global Enterprise Registration (GER) Awards Ceremony [Video]

Thursday, 25 October

Ministerial Roundtable: Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development [Full Video]

  • H.E. Prof. Mthuli Ncube, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Republic of Zimbabwe [Video]
  • H.E. Prof. Bambang Brodjonegoro, Minister of National Development Planning, Indonesia [Video]
  • H.E. Mr. José Ramón Valente, Minister of Economy, Economic Development and Tourism, Chile [Video]
  • H.E. Mr. Zayed Alzayani, Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Bahrain [Video]
  • Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD [Video]

Ministerial Roundtable: 21st Century Global Policy-making [Full Video]

  • Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD [Video]

Empretec Women in Business Awards [Full Video]

Empretec Women in Business Student Idea Challenge for achieving SDGs [Video]

Launch of the Global SDGs Financing Toolbox – Part I [Video]

Launch of the Global SDGs Financing Toolbox – Part II [Video]