Investment Advisory Council Breakfast (by invitation only)

Boosting investment in productive capacity in Least Developed Countries (LDCs)
Session Type
By invitation only
Room number
Room 103, Level-1
21 April 2012
08:00 - 09:00 Asia/Qatar

The 10th Meeting of the Investment Advisory Council, a joint initiative by UNCTAD and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), offers a platform for consultations between Heads of State and government leaders and CEOs of global companies, as well as heads of international organisations. Participants will discuss pro-poor investment strategies that can foster sustainable economic growth, development and poverty reduction. Participants will focus on new initiatives and investment opportunities that positively impact the poor in the most vulnerable economies and consider concrete investment proposals.


Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Secretary-General, International Chamber of Commerce
Fomer Secretary-General, Gulf Cooperation Council
President of the United Nations General Assembly, United Nations
Chairman of ICC Qatar and the Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Chair, Global Practice Group, Greenberg Traurig
Managing Director, McKinsey & Company, Inc
Minister of Commerce and Supplies, Nepal
Minister of Development and International Cooperation, Tunisia
Chairman, Nestlé S.A
Former President of the Republic of Mozambique
President of the Union of the Comoros
Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States, UN-OHRLLS
Minister of Economic Development of Curaçao, Kingdom of the Netherlands
Executive Director, ITC
Minister of Trade and Industry, Namibia
Minister of Trade and Industry, Sierra Leone
President of Niger
Former President of the Republic of South Africa
Secretary-General, China Council for International Investment Promotion
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh
Chief Executive Officer, Petrixo Oil & Gas
President and CEO, Novozymes
Vice President, Stakeholder Relations and Trade Policy, Metso Corporation
President and CEO, Grupo Insud


Director, Investment and Enterprise Division, UNCTAD