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12th Annual Forum of Developing Country Investment Negotiators

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We are pleased to announce that the 12th Annual Forum of Developing Country Investment Negotiators will be held in Cartagena, Colombia, from February 27 to March 1, 2019. It will be co-hosted by the Government of Colombia, the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the South Centre.

This event will bring together senior-level negotiators and experts to discuss current trends and perspectives in investment negotiation, ensuring that investment supports the Sustainable Development Goals.

The Forum is the only global platform for government officials exclusively from developing and emerging economies to share experiences and lessons learned from investment negotiations. The Forum gives participants an opportunity to discuss emerging issues, review recent legal developments in the field and engage in peer learning with fellow negotiators.

Please see the agenda and background documents, below, for more information.

Event details

  • February 27, 2019 - March 1, 2019

  • Cartagena, Colombia