Activity details

12.10.2017 Geneva, Switzerland

Workshop on International Investment Agreements (IIAs) - “Reforming the IIA network of SEE economies: challenges and opportunities"

Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) and the United Nation Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) are organizing a Workshop on International Investment Agreements (IIAs) as a capacity building for IIAs negotiators from the Western Balkan region “Reforming the IIA network of SEE economies: challenges and opportunities", back to back with the UNCTAD High Level IIA Conference 2017: Moving to the next phase of IIA Reform (in Geneva, Switzerland, 12 October 2017).

The Workshop represents a more focused technical meeting for IIAs experts under the auspices of the Joint Working Group on Investments (Joint WGI). It would serve as a platform to share experiences of the IIAs negotiators from the Western Balkan region. Workshop will also pave the way for identifying and prioritizing issues in investment-pertinent policies that contribute to the design and implementation of a regional investment reform agenda as outlined in the Multi-annual Action Plan for a Regional Economic Area in the Western Balkans adopted in Trieste summit and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

Regional Cooperation Council, team for Competitiveness, regularly hosts meetings of South East European Investment Committee (SEEIC)-CEFTA Joint Working Group on Investments (Joint WGI), with the focus on investment reform agenda of the Western Balkans. 

 
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