Ministers Meeting: Promoting Foreign Investment to LLDCs (by invitation only)

in collaboration with the United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS)
Event
Session Type
By invitation only
Session Themes
High-level event
Room number
Delegates Restaurant
25 October 2018
13:15 - 14:45 Europe/Zurich
Europe/Zurich

Organized in collaboration with the United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries,Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS) , this high-level event of Ministers and Ambassadors from Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) will share success stories as well as measures and priorities to boost foreign investment in LLDCs.

Issues for the debate

  • Successful initiatives that have attracted investment and diversified economic activities in LLDCs
  • Policies, strategies and investment promotion practices that can help LLDCs attract more quality investment
  • Priority actions to include in the Midterm Review of the Vienna Programme of Action

 

Speakers

Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Senior Programme Officer on behalf of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Paraguay to the UN and other International Organizations in Geneva
Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Zimbabwe
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Malawi
Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal