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17 June 2019 - 21 June 2019

Effective investment facilitation and sustainable development

17 June 2019 - 21 June 2019

Effective investment facilitation and sustainable development

Effective investment facilitation and sustainable development

Course Information

17 June 2019 - 21 June 2019

English

Turin Centre

Code: A9011937

English

Enrolment deadline: 31 May 2019

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Description

Description

This course will help investment promotion agencies to strengthen their investment promotion and facilitation capacities, expand their after-care services and, more broadly, enhance their ability to leverage the developmental impacts of FDI flowing into their countries, particularly the creation of more and better jobs and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. The course is run jointly by the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA) and the International Labour Organization (ILO).

Target audience

Target audience

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.

What

What

What topics does this course cover?

This course is all about how IPAs can use FDI to boost sustainable development.

  • Investment facilitation
  • The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
  • Decent work and enterprise development
  • Impact investment

What will I learn?

Participants learn exactly how leading IPAs are improving their impact and shaping national development agendas.

  • How to use FDI more effectively to create jobs, boost skills development, and increase business linkages
  • Ways IPAs can facilitate multi-stakeholder dialogues between government sectors, investors, and communities
  • Standard operating procedures during aftercare services, which help to improve match-making with local producers and contribute to job creation
  • How to improve investor satisfaction and boost your reputation as a good place to do business

 

What will I be able to do?

Participants will be equipped to advise their IPAs on specific ways to attract investment which will contribute more effectively to the SDGs.

  • Apply development frameworks for decent work to investment facilitation (ILO MNE Declaration)
  • Implement a system of aftercare services and investment promotion measures
  • Create an enabling environment to ensure that FDI leads to positive social and economic outcomes

Why

Why

What should I Join?

The Turin Centre is known for its innovative learning methods and being a marketplace of new ideas and innovation in the world of work.

  •  This is course is a partnership between the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies and the ILO.
  • Participants discuss and share ideas with colleagues from IPAs around the globe, facilitated by recognized experts in the field from the ILO and UN.
  • Participants will enjoy the dynamic, hands-on experiences offered by the Turin Centre that FDI leads to positive social and economic outcomes

What former participants said about the WAIPA ILO course

What former participants said about the WAIPA ILO course

 

  •  The opportunity was simply spot on, right on time as the trend in Investment Promotion is both at the level of the real impact of IPAs role in the process of economic growth, but beyond also what kind of services and what strategy an IPA should implement to contribute to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.(By Mr Romaric ATCHOUROU, Head of Communication & CEO’s Advisor, Centre de Promotion des Investissements en Côte d’Ivoire (CEPICI)
  • The program was successfully organized and perfectly designed in terms of duration and selected issues that were covered with a very valuable training presentations.(By Ms Adrijana MARIC, Head of Department for Projects, Foreign Investment Promotion Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  • The WAIPA trainers are very resourceful with a lot of hands-on experience that gave me the chance to evaluate the performance of my IPA against the best practices in the market today.(By Mr Emmanuel EREM, Investment Executive, Uganda Investment Authority)
  • I definitely would recommend this course to those professionals interested in gaining more knowledge about the latest trends in investment facilitation from different points of views, because it has the participation of experts from other IPAs, the private sector and renowned international organizations. (By Ms Abdi Joselin AGUIRRE DE MONROY, Market Intelligence Manager, Export and Investment Promotion Agency of El Salvador/PROESA)

   

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How to apply

How to apply

The application deadline is subject to seats' availability and varies: 4 weeks before the commencement date of the course, in case the participant needs a Schengen visa. For other participants not requiring Italian entry visa, the deadline for application is one week prior to the scheduled commencement date of the course.

Candidates must submit through the website the following documents:

  • on-line application form duly filled in, available at:  apply here
  • letter from the sponsor indicating financial support (or letter from the applicant stating that participation cost is covered by himself/herself), to be uploaded when filling in the on-line application form.

As an Organization dedicated to promoting social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights, the ILO is taking a leading role in international efforts to foster gender equality. In line with this ILO focus, women are particularly encouraged to apply to ITCILO courses. 

A limited number of fellowships are available to qualifying candidates. For more information, please contact Mr. Ismail Ersahin,  or  

Cost of participation

Cost of participation

The total cost of participation is 2250 Euro. This includes tuition fees (1615 Euros) and subsistence costs (635 Euros).

The tuition fees cover: course preparation, implementation and evaluation; training materials and books; the use of training facilities and support services; emergency medical insurance.

Subsistence costs cover: full board and lodging on the Centre’s Campus and some recreational activities in Turin. The figures quoted do not include the cost of travel between the participant's home country and the course venue.

Participants must ensure that they have a valid passport and appropriate visa for Italy, and for any country in which a transit or stopover to or from the course venue is required.

 

About the Organizers

About the Organizers

WAIPA, the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies represents over 170 IPAs in almost 130 countries. Amongst its core mandate is to provide technical assistance to IPAs on strategies and policies towards investment promotion/facilitation and the sharing of knowledge and best practices. (www.waipa.org)

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is devoted to promoting social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights. Today, the ILO helps advance the creation of decent work and inclusive growth. Its tripartite structure provides a unique platform for promoting decent work for all women and men. (www.ilo.org)

Venue

Venue

The course will be held at the International Training Centre of the ILO

Viale Maestri del Lavoro, 10
10127 Turin - Italy

Phone: + 39 011 693 6111
Fax + 39 011 6638 842

Tuition cost: 1615

Subsistence cost: 635

Total cost: 2250

http://www.waipa.org/



 

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Viale Maestri del Lavoro, 10
10127 Turin - Italy

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