WEF MENA Fragile States

WEF MENA 2017: New Models of Investment for Countries in Transition

Inclusive economic growth is essential to building economic resilience and responding to social needs. With investment in countries in transition presenting a higher risk perception due to uncertain long-term prospects, what new investment models can business and political leaders design to help enhance economic and social change?


Arif M. Naqvi, Founder and Group Chief Executive, The Abraaj Group
Keiko Honda, Executive Vice-President and Chief Executive Officer, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)
Abeer Odeh, Minister of National Economy of the Palestinian Authority
David Walker, Head, Public Sector, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Citi,
Moderated by Victor Halberstadt, Professor of Economics, Leiden University