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New investment strategies in the post-pandemic era
in partnership with World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA)
Session Type
Room number
WIF Virtual Platform, room 1
Event Manager
Mr. Paul Wessendorp
Contact Email
19 October 2021
08:00 - 09:00 Europe/Zurich
Session video
IPA Executive Meeting: New investment strategies in the post-pandemic era (in partnership with WAIPA)

The COVID-19 crisis has revealed the value of investment promotion agencies (IPAs) as intermediaries between governments and their business communities, as many agencies played a critical role in helping investors through the crisis. With the recovery gaining pace, investment promotion is retaking a front seat. But how can a tainted location’s image be restored? How can new investment be attracted to sectors hit by the crisis and how can sustainability be built in?


Independent Policy Advisor, Author, and Founder of the Good Country Index
CEO, Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board
Director General, Investment and Development Agency of Latvia
Director, New Business and Innovation, Invest Lyon


Financial Journalist, CNBC Africa