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7th WIF 2021 Wrap Up Video

A wrap up video of the 7th World Investment Forum 2021 which was held virtually 18-22 October 2021.

A worker checks readings on an energy management system, South Africa. Photo credit: National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa

Public and private investors urged to invest in a green, inclusive, resilient and sustainable future for all.

Developing countries need…

A garment factory in Cambodia. © World Bank

For developing countries in particular, initiatives to promote new investments in industry can complement COVID-19 recovery efforts and produce…

Investing in game-changing solutions such as carbon capture technologies is key to building more resilient economies. © Climeworks AG

Governments need to create pro-investment environments for business models that integrate social, environmental and health imperatives, world…

© Danai

Investment promotion agencies form Costa Rica, Mauritius, the Netherlands the Republic of Korea and Seychelles are honoured during the 7th World…

welders

The world has 'lost the plot' over the link between jobs and socio-economic progress, and investors need to back pro-employment policies, experts…

international investment

UNCTAD upgrades a reform package to realign international investment governance with global sustainability targets.

With ever-increasing…

WBA

Construction business owner Uneiza Ali Issufo takes gold for her green construction company at Empretec ceremony during the World Investment Forum…

Santiago Peralta, Founder and Co-CEO, Pacari Chocolate

The powerful alignment of family business and the sustainability agenda is revealed at a first-of-its-kind meeting at the United Nations during…

WIF panel

A new UNCTAD-hosted portal aims to gather best practices to help plug the trillion-dollar annual gap in financing for the Sustainable Development…