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Private-sector impact in fragile contexts - some do's (and a few don'ts)

Time (GMT +02) 12:00 13:00
Image credit:Afghanistan Observes 2007 International Peace Day Image license:Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan. UN Photo/Helena Mulkerns.
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Can business investments help bring stability and peace in places affected by conflict – or is this just wishful thinking?  How should businesses conduct themselves in fragile contexts, not just to avoid inflaming tensions but to positively support peacebuilding? And how can governments and state agencies attract and set the terms for the kind of inward investment which can make a positive contribution in such difficult circumstances?  

This event is part of the 2022 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Affiliate Programme.


  • Sara Pantuliano

    Sara Pantuliano

    Chair, Chief Executive, ODI

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    Mary-Ann Etiebet

    Executive Director, MSD for Mothers, MSD

  • Jan-Willem Scheijgrond.jpg

    Jan-Willem Scheijgrond

    Vice-President; Global Head, Government and Public Affairs Royal Philips

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    Per Heggenes

    CEO, IKEA Foundation

  • Anne-laure Kiechel.jpg

    Anne-Laure Kiechel

    Founder & CEO, Global Sovereign Advisory

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    Kathryn Nwajiaku-Dahou

    Director of Programme, Politics and Governance, ODI