The Investment for Development Research Square, organized by UNCTAD in collaboration with UNU-WIDER, New York University - Abu Dhabi, Middlesex University-Dubai, Geneva Graduate Institute, and the Academy of International Business, is located in the Investment Village of the World Investment Forum 2023. It provides a platform for discussions and exchange of ideas between policymakers, academia, business representatives and professionals from diverse backgrounds. The platform offers a unique opportunity to understand current policy, industry and academic thinking in relation to the role of international investment and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
10:30 - 11:15 Fireside Chat on The Role of Civil Society for Innovative Investments
11:15 - 11:30 Video
11:30 - 12:15 Fireside Chat on Strengthening Supply Chains Towards Resilience
12:15 - 13:00 Fireside Chat on the Investment-Trade Policy Nexus
14:00 - 15:00 Fireside Chat on Digital Economy
16:00 - 16:15 Video
18:15 - 19:00 Daily Wrap-Up Session