This five-day course will help investment promotion agencies to strengthen their investment promotion and facilitation capacities, expand their after-care services and, more broadly, enhance the development impacts of FDI flowing into their countries, particularly as regards the creation of more and better jobs. The course is run jointly by WAIPA (World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies) and the International Labour Organization (ILO).
This programme is designed for staff of investment promotion agencies and other government officials involved in investment facilitation, e.g. from foreign ministries or ministries responsible for trade, commerce and finance.
This course explores how IPAs can maximize the positive impact of FDI for Sustainable Development, using a range of tools and resources:
Participants learn how IPAs are improving their impact and shaping national development agendas in a wide range of areas, including:
Participants will be equipped to advise their IPAs on specific ways to attract investment which will contribute more effectively to the SDGs, such as:
As part of their participation, IPA participants will develop a strategy for their institution to integrate and align the SDGs along IPA and FDI related functions (promotion, facilitation, after care, planning, monitoring, and evaluation, ...). Other participants will have a better understanding of how to support IPAs to enhance development impacts of FDI.
The ITCILO is part of the UN System and is the training arm of the International Labour Organization. The ITCILO is known for its innovative learning experiences and unconventional methodologies.
Please register as early as possible via the following link: https://oarf2.itcilo.org/STF/A9016344/en