Ministers and ambassadors from ACP countries will share their views on the global policy environment and how it can effectively mobilize investment for sustainable development objectives. They will highlight the most prominent investment policy developments in their countries and will discuss the need to strengthen coordination and cooperation among ACP countries to enhance, among others, the development dimension of the renewal of the ACP-EU Cotonou Agreement, especially with regard to investment-related provisions.
Issues for the debate
- Which are ACP countries’ key priorities in investment policymaking in the coming years?
- Which role can the ACP Secretariat and UNCTAD play to support ACP countries in the best possible way in the formulation of modern and balanced investment policies?
- How can the Joint ACP-UNCTAD Guiding Principles for Investment Policymaking enhance ACP policymakers’ collective approach towards future investment policy negotiations?