Creating an institutional environment conducive to increased foreign investment and sustainable development

Session Type
22 April 2008
15:00 - 18:00 Africa/Accra

It is imperative to maximize the gains from FDI. From increasing domestic productive capacity to reaping the full range of spillovers, the right policy mix is essential if the most is to be gained from FDI. Among the greatest challenges facing policy-makers is the creation of an institutional environment. 


Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Minister for Development and International Cooperation, Tunisia
Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Uganda
Vice-Minister of Commerce, People's Republic of China
Vice-Minister of Tourism and Trade, Spain
Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and former Prime Minister of Poland
Deputy Secretary General of the OECD


Former President of Tanzania and Co-Chair of the Investment Climate Facility for Africa