Committee on Trade and Investment, third session, 20-22 November 2013

High level officials from across the Asia and Pacific region will attend the opening ceremony of ESCAP’s third session of the Committee on Trade and Investment, on 20 November 2013 at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) in Bangkok.

During the third session, which runs from 20-22 November, the Committee will be invited to review regional initiatives and provide the secretariat with guidance on its future direction. The Committee will also be invited to propose other regional initiatives to help member countries pursue trade and investment for inclusive and sustainable development.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce of the Royal Thai Government, H.E. Mr. Niwattumrong Boonsongpaisan and the ESCAP Executive Secretary will both provide opening addresses at 0900 hours on 20 November 2013, in Conference Room 3, UNCC, Bangkok.

What: Committee on Trade and Investment, third session

When: 0900 hours, 20 November 2013

Who: Welcoming address by Dr. Noeleen Heyzer, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of ESCAP
Inaugural address by H.E. Mr. Niwattumrong Boonsongpaisan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce, Government of Thailand
Government leaders and top business executives from across the Asia-Pacific region

Where: United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok

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