FORUM CLOSING: Ambassadors Roundtable

FORUM CLOSING: Ambassadors Roundtable

This registration is for the all sessions of the 7th WIF 2021. All events occur in Geneva Time (CET, GMT+2).

 

Date: Friday, 22 October 2021
Time: 14:00-16:00
Virtual WIF Platform: Access link (Room 15)

Investing in Sustainable Development: The Way Forward

The Ambassadors’ Roundtable on Investing in Sustainable Development: The Way Forward will close the seventh World Investment Forum with a deliberation of the key take-aways from the Forum for the Geneva investment-development community and beyond. Specifically, Permanent Representatives will reflect on key outcomes of the Forum for the future work of UNCTAD and the broader Geneva international organization setting in re-igniting the investment engine of growth and its contribution to sustainable development. 

The event will close with the Secretary-General’s WIF2021 Closing Remarks.

Issues for the debate

  • How to further enhance the role of Geneva PRs in reigniting investment as an engine for sustainable recovery?
  • How to improve and further facilitate interactions between PRs and the business community to promote Geneva as a global hub for promoting investment in sustainable development?
  • How to improve and further facilitate interactions between the various Geneva-based international organizations in the pursuit of making investment work for sustainable development?

Panellists:

  • H.E. Mr. Chad Blackman, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Barbados to the UN and other International Organisations in Geneva
  • H.E. Ms. Maira Mariela Macdonal Alvarez, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Plurinational State of Bolivia to the UN and other International Organisatons in Geneva
  • H.E. Mr. Li Chenggang, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of China to the WTO
  • H.E. Mr. José Valencia, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the WTO
  • H.E. Mr. Zenebe Kebede Korcho, Ambassador and Permanent Mission of Ethiopia to the UN and other International Organisations in Geneva
  • H.E. Dr. Hans-Peter Jugel, Ambassador and Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the UN and to the other International Organizations in Geneva
  • H.E. Ms. Grata Endah Werdaningtyas, Ambassador, Deputy Permanent Representative and Chargé d’Affaires of the Republic of Indonesia to the UN and other International Organisations in Geneva
  • H.E. Ms. Zhanar Aitzhanova, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the UN and other International Organisations in Geneva
  • H.E. Mr. Taeho Lee, Ambassador and Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the UN and other International Organisations in Geneva
  • H.E. Mr. Salim Baddoura, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the UN and other International Organisations in Geneva
  • H.E. Mr. Omar Zniber, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Morocco to the UN and other International Organisations in Geneva
  • H.E. Mr. Khalil Ur Rahman Hashmi, Ambassador and Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the UN and other International Organisations in Geneva
  • H.E. Ms. Xolelwa Mlumbi-Peter, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of South Africa to the WTO
  • H.E. Mr. Ali Ibn Abi Talib Abdelrahman Mahmoud, Ambassador and Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Sudan to the UN and other International Organisations in Geneva
  • H.E. Mr. Didier Chambovey, Ambassador and Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the WTO
  • H.E. Mr. Rongvudhi Virabutr, Ambassador and Permanent Mission of Thailand to the UN and other International Organisations in Geneva
  • H.E. Dr. Hector Constant Rosales, Ambassador and Permanent Mission of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the UN and other International Organisations in Geneva

Closing the 7th WIF 2021: 

  • Ms. Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary-General, UNCTAD

Event Manager: Mr. Joerg Weber
Contact email: Joerg.weber@unctad.org