At the invitation of H.E. Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Samdech Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, will lead a high-level delegation to attend the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) 2018 World Investment Forum (WIF) from 22 to 24 October 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland, under the overall theme “Investing in Sustainable Development”, according to the ministry of foreign affairs’ press release dated on Friday.
Prime Minister will be accompanied by H.E. Mr. Prak Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Mr. Pan Sorasak, Minister of Commerce, H.E. Mr. Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, as well as a number of senior government officials and business leaders from Cambodia Chamber of Commerce.
At the Global Leaders Investment Summit, Samdech Techo Prime Minister will deliver a key note speech on “investment in the new era of globalization and industrialization and also Cambodia’s business opportunities in the context of an integrated market”. Samdech Techo will also attend the Leaders Luncheon with the Investment Advisory Council during which he will share his vision and experience on the same topic.
On the sidelines of the Forum, Samdech Techo Prime Minister will hold separate meetings with the leaders of some key international organisations, namely H.E. Mr. Francis Gurry, Director General of World Intellectual Property Organization, H.E. Mrs. Arancha Gonzalez, Executive Director of International Trade Centre, H.E. Mr. Roberto Carvalho Azevêdo, Director General of the World Trade Organization, and H.E. Mr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary General of UNCTAD.
Samdech Techo will meet with H.E. Mrs. Michelle Bachelet, High Commissioner for Human Rights. Following the meeting, Samdech Techo will preside over the signing by H.E. Deputy Prime Minister Prak Sokhonn and H.E. Mrs. Michelle Bachelet, of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Royal Government of Cambodia and the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights for the Implementation of a Technical Cooperation Programme on Human Rights.
During his stay in Switzerland, Prime Minister will meet with members of the Cambodian community and students living and studying in Switzerland.