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Presentation of the Investment Policy Review of Lebanon
04 December 2018
15:00-18:00 hrs., Room XXVI of the Palais de Nations
Geneva, Switzerland

Key Issues

In the context of the tenth session of the Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission, UNCTAD will hold a high-level dialogue devoted to the presentation and discussion of the Investment Policy Review of Lebanon.

The dialogue will be attended by high-level representatives of government and the private sector.

The programme will feature policy statements by high-level government officials, as well as a presentation by the UNCTAD secretariat of the investment policy review. Delegations and representatives of the private sector will be invited to comment on the report, which will be subject to a general and open discussion.

Opening statements

  • Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD
  • E. Mr. Salim Baddoura, Ambassador of Lebanon to the Office of the United Nations in Geneva.
  • Nabil Itani, Chairman, Investment Development Authority of Lebanon (IDAL)

Investment policy review of Lebanon: Main findings and recommendations

  • James Zhan, Director, Division on Investment and Enterprise
Investment Policy Review of Lebanon
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Government objectives, investment policy and plans

  • Leila Sawaya El Khoury, Economic Advisor, IDAL

Comments and open floor discussion

  • E. Mr. Farukh Amil, Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the Office of the United Nations at Geneva, Coordinator, Group of 77
  • E. Mr. Alexandre Guido Lopes Parola, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Brazil to the Office of the World Trade Organization and other economic organizations at Geneva
  • E. Mr. George C. Kasoulides, Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Cyprus to the Office of the United Nations at Geneva
  • E. Mr. Alaa Youssef, Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Egypt to the Office of the United Nations at Geneva
  • E. Mr. Gian Lorenzo Cornado, Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Italy to the Office of the United Nations at Geneva
  • E. Mr. Omar Zniber, Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Morocco to the Office of the United Nations at Geneva
  • E. Mr. Abdulaziz Alwasil, Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia to the Office of the United Nations at Geneva
  • Taoufik Djouama, Minister Counsellor and Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Algeria to the Office of the United Nations at Geneva, Coordinator of the Arab Group
  • Marcel Vernooij, Minister Plenipotentiary and Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the World Trade Organization
  • Sergey Ivanov, First Counsellor, Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the Office of the United Nations at Geneva
  • Representative, Permanent Mission of Côte d’Ivoire to the Office of the United Nations at Geneva
  • Representative, Permanent Mission of France to the Office of the United Nations at Geneva
  • Pierre Sauvé, Senior Trade Specialist, Representative Office in Geneva, World Bank/IFC
  • Frank Van Rompaey, Head, United Nations Industrial Development Organization Office at Geneva
  • Anton Said, Chief, Export Strategy, International Trade Centre

Documents

(UNCTAD/DIAE/PCB/2017/11) - 03/10/2018 - 3349 KB  
Language(s):English; French; Spanish; Chinese; Russian; Arabic;
Contact:maha.elmasri@un.org
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