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LDC's Rising: The Power of IPAS In Driving Growth - Free Webinar, 31st July

On the occasion of the International Day of the Least Developed Countries on July 31, 2023, WAIPA with the support of Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) and Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) is organizing a webinar titled "LDCs Rising: The Power of Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs) in Driving Economic Growth" for all its LDC colleagues.


Welcome & Opening Remarks - Mr. Ismail Ersahin, Executive Director & CEO, WAIPA

  • Address on “Investments as an engine for growth & sustainable development” - Mr. Peter Donelan, Coordinator, Enhanced Integrated Framework

  • Address on “Powering Progress: Solar Energy as the Catalyst for Energy Access in Least Developed Countries” - Dr. Ajay Mathur, Executive Director, ISA

  • Address by Islamic Development Bank

LDCs Rising: The Power of IPAs in Driving Growth

Case Studies from Investment Promotion Agencies of LDC Countries

  • Crafting winning Investment Policies – Examples from Cambodia, Dr. Senara Sar, Director Cambodia Development Council

  • Leveraging PPPs: The Strategic Role of IBN in Driving Socio-Economic Progress, Mr. Sushil Bhatta, CEO, Investment Board Nepal (IBN)

  • Creating a Startup Ecosystem: Support program for women entrepreneurs, Ms. Diana Kouyate, APIP Guinée

  • Shifting to Digital Era: Experiences of Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC), Ms. Haregewoin Mirotaw Shumiye, Director, Investment Promotion & Marketing Directorate, Ethiopian Investment Commission

  • Question & answers

Moderation by Dushyant Thakor, Deputy Executive Director, WAIPA

To register email or contact Senior Regional Advisor, Asia Pacific, WAIPA


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