High-Level Preparatory Launch Event for the 14th Annual Forum of Developing Country Investment Negotiators
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the Federal Government of Nigeria organized this online, invitation-only High-Level Preparatory Launch Event in the lead-up to the 14th Annual Forum of Developing Country Investment Negotiators.
This preparatory event announced the theme of the forthcoming 14th Annual Forum: Coherence in International Investment Governance, Crafting a Holistic Approach to Investments that Work for Sustainable Development. The virtual gathering provided an opportunity for participants to share views and insights on key topics that will be further developed in the lead-up to the Forum, which will be held in Abuja, Nigeria, in early 2022.
The Annual Forum is designed to enable peer-to-peer exchanges that allow participants to share knowledge and experiences, discuss strategy and new ideas, and provide a vital networking opportunity for negotiators. To learn more about previous events, please visit the event homepage.
His Excellency Yemi Osinbajo GCON, Vice President of Nigeria will open this preparatory launch event.
The co-organizers of the 14th Annual Forum will welcome the participants to the preparatory launch event and introduce the objectives and structure of this event.
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Hon. Richard Adeniyi Adebayo, Honourable Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment of Nigeria and Ms. Yewande Sadiku, Executive Secretary/CEO, Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission will deliver introductory messages welcoming participants to the 14th Annual Forum.
PANEL DISCUSSION: WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE 14TH ANNUAL FORUM IN ABUJA, NIGERIA?
The theme of the Forum will be announced. Members of the Steering Committee and guest speakers will share views and insights on key topics to be discussed at the 14th Forum that will be held in Abuja in 2022. These themes will be further developed in the months leading up to the Forum.
FORWARD LOOKING: PREPARIING FOR THE 14TH ANNUAL FORUM IN NIGERIA
The co-organizers of the 14th Annual Forum will provide guidance on the preparatory process in the lead up to the 14th Annual Forum in Abuja in 2022.
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