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Opening Ceremony - World Investment Forum 2018
22 Oct 2018 -  Grand Opening of the World Investment Forum 2018

The opening ceremony will take place in the presence of the highest-level representation from the host country, Switzerland, UNCTAD member States, the global business community, as well as other investment stakeholders and international organizations.

Opening Statements:
• Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD (welcome statement)
• H.E. Mr. Alain Berset, President of the Swiss Confederation
• H.E. Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President, 73rd Session of the General Assembly, United Nations
• Ms. Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations
• Mr. Michael Møller, Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva
• Ms. Gabriela Cuevas Barron, President, Inter-Parliamentary Union
• Ms. Nandini Sukumar, CEO, World Federation of Exchanges

Guests of Honour:
• H.E. Mr. Armen Sarkissian, President of the Republic of Armenia
• H.E. Mr. Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi, President of the Republic of Botswana
• H.E. Mr. Khaltmaagiin Battulga, President of Mongolia
• H.E. Mr. Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia
• H.E. Mr. Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia
• H.R.H. Princess Astrid of Belgium

World Investment Forum 2018
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