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Experiences from Seychelles and Uzbekistan
Session Type
Session Themes
Talking Business
Room number
WIF Virtual Platform, room 10
Event Manager
Ms. Chantal Dupasquier
Contact Email
22 October 2021
08:30 - 10:00 Europe/Zurich
Session video
Showcasing Reforms to Promote SDG Investment: Experiences from Seychelles and Uzbekistan

This will be an interactive session during which top government officials from selected countries showcase how they are dealing with investment policy reforms to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their national development objectives.

Issues to be addressed

  • High-level policymakers will present their countries’ investment policy reform initiatives, emphasizing the key actions undertaken to improve the business climate and highlighting strategic policy decisions to increase potential contribution of domestic and foreign investment to achieve the SDGs and their national development objectives.
  • Policymakers will be able to explore new investment policy perspectives and interact with other countries’ representatives through Q&As.


Head, Investment Policies Branch, DIAE, UNCTAD
Minister of Investment, Industry and Entrepreneurship, Seychelles
Minister Counsellor, Permanent Delegation of the African Union to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva
Chairman, Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Deputy Director, Uzbekistan Investments Promotion Agency
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, TBC UZ
Director, Indorama Group
Senior Manager, Tax and Legal Services, International Private Clients, PwC


Investment Policy Expert, Investment Policy Review Section, Investment Policies Branch, Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD