MINISTERIAL ROUNDTABLE ON INVESTMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT [VIRTUAL]
This virtual event occurs in Geneva Time (CET, GMT+2). Abu Dhabi, UAE time is 2:00 hours ahead of Geneva, Switzerland.
As the world slowly emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, a significant ratcheting up of investment will be required to revert income losses, increase inequalities and vulnerabilities, and boost employment. To achieve sustainable recovery and build forward better a better economy, governments, private sector and the international community will need to boost investment not only in productive capacity but also in infrastructure and social sectors. During the session, Ministers and Heads of International Organizations will consider appropriate policy frameworks for rebuilding resilient international production networks and global supply chains and propose an action plan for investing in sustainable recovery.
Issues to be addressed:
- What should be countries’ key priorities in national and international investment policymaking in the coming years?
- What approaches are countries adopting specifically to accelerate investment in priority sectors for a sustainable recovery?
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