Berlin, 19 March 2019 – WAIPA CEO Bostjan Skalar took part at the high-level roundtable on Investment Facilitation for Sustainable Development hosted by German Development Institute in Berlin. The meeting convened high-level experts on investment facilitation to develop conceptual ideas and policy proposals on how to strengthen the contribution of international investment facilitation frameworks to sustainable development in developing countries.

Mr. Skalar shared his insights in the session on institutional perspectives on investment facilitation where he talked about how can characteristics of sustainable FDI be identified and how can they be promoted, which concrete investment facilitation measures are particularly important to foster economic, social and environmental sustainability and which provisions are key to align an international investment facilitation framework and sustainable development among other.