Dear member of UNCTAD's World Investment Network (WIN),

You are invited to the 2012 UNCTAD World Investment Forum, 20-23 April 
2012, Doha, Qatar.

The global center of gravity for high-level international investment 
and policy formulation

Pre-register now
(your pre-registration username and password are: wif2012)
WIF 2010: Watch video / Read report

What makes WIF special?
       Relevant: 3 days of events focussed on harnessing international 
investment to meet today's global sustainable development challenge
       High level:  WIF 2010 attracted 9 Heads of State or Government, 90 
ministerial-level officials, 114 senior business executives, 56 leading 
academic experts
       High visibility:  global news coverage ensured by over 200 
journalists from mainstream media from around the world 
       High value:  UNCTAD does not charge any fees for participation in 
the WIF
       Inclusive: attended by high-level representatives of all 
stakeholders in the world investment community

Major WIF 2012 Events: 
       World Leaders Investment Summit: Heads of State and Government, 
and CEOs of the world's largest multinationals outline and discuss their 
vision for sustainable investment
       Ministerial Roundtable: ministers and heads of international 
organizations debate how to leverage national and international investment 
policies to support economic development
       High-level Tripartite Conference: investors, policy makers and 
heads of investment promotion agencies address new opportunities and 
challenges in attracting and benefiting from international investment
       International Investment Agreements (IIA) Conference 2012: IIA 
negotiators, practitioners and representatives from civil society and the 
private sector discuss how the international investment regime can work 
better for development
       UNCTAD/ICC Investment Advisory Council (by invitation only): 
government leaders, CEOs of global companies and heads of international 
organizations deliberate on pro-poor investment that positively impacts 
       International Standards of Accounting and Reporting Meeting: 
standard and rule setters debate how to strengthen the accounting 
infrastructure to facilitate sustainable investment and development
       EMPRETEC Women in Business Awards: will recognize three women 
entrepreneurs that have stood out in creating innovative business ideas, 
jobs and income growth
       UNCTAD's Investment Promotion Awards:  will honour best-practice 
investment promotion agencies in attracting high quality 
employment-creating foreign direct investment
       Networking activities: the Business Encounter Series, WIF Gala 
Dinner and Networking Lunch will provide opportunities for exchanging 
views and building contacts

WIF 2012 will be convened in parallel with the thirteenth quadrennial 
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD XIII) with 
ministerial participation from 190 countries.

WIF 2012 website:

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