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Final Call & Program: WAIPA-United Nations ESCAP IPAs FDI & Investment Conference, 21-22 Feb, BKK

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

We are thrilled to welcome you to Bangkok next week for the APAC IPAs FDI & Investment Conference and Capacity Building Workshops hosted by WAIPA and United Nations ESCAP. In preparation for the event, we would like to share some essential information about registration, the program, and virtual participation.


Please note that individual registration is mandatory for all attendees, including speakers and delegates. The registration process is standard security and will enable participants to pick up their photo badge at the registration desk on the ground level of the conference center upon arrival.

Kindly register through the UN Security at before 20th Feb. Please ensure that each delegation member registers individually to qualify. If you have not received a confirmation email from UN ESCAP regarding your registration, kindly email me.

PROGRAM: The final programs for the Conference on 21st Feb and Workshops on 22nd Feb are now available to view on the following link:

HYBRID VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION: If you are unable to attend the WAIPA Asia-Pacific Regional IPA meeting in person, you can still join us virtually! Tune in via to participate in the event. The link will go live around 30 minutes before the program's commencement.

VENUE LOCATION: The conference will be held at the United Nations Building, Rajdamnern Nok Avenue Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand.

The WAIPA-UN ESCAP APAC IPAs FDI & Investment Conference is part of the UN ESCAP Trade, Investment & Innovation Week from 22-24 February.


Kaveh Zahedi, Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations ESCAP

Ismail Ersahin, Executive Director, WAIPA

Deepak Bagla, President, WAIPA & CEO Invest India


Andrew Keable, Regional Advisor APAC, WAIPA & Managing Director, KW Group


Andreas Dressler, Managing Director, FDI Centre

Dushyant Thakor, Senior Vice President, Invest India and Senior Advisor at WAIPA

Jonathan Wong, Chief Of Technology & Innovation, United Nations ESCAP

Ms. Musarat Ali, Head of Investment and Trade, Investment Fiji

Nadeem Bashir, Director General, Investment Promotion, Board of Investment Pakistan

Premila Nazareth Satyanand, Consultant & Advisor ARTNET

Dr. Senara Sar, Director, Cambodia Development Council

Tan Tai Hiong, Head of Services and Investment Division, The ASEAN Secretariat

We are here to provide you with any further support you may need. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us.

Warm Regards, Andrew Keable Regional Advisor Asia Pacific, WAIPA +6012 2352012

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