25 Jul 2012

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies will launch the South African United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Framework for Sustainable Development (IPFSD).

Members of the media are invited.


Date: 26 July 2012
Time: 09h30 for 10h00 – 12h30
Venue: Chalsty Centre, School of Law Building, West Campus, Wits University


Last month, UNCTAD launched its new and comprehensive IPFSD.


UNCTAD’s IPFSD is a guideline for national and international investment policy making to support more sustainable development-friendly investment policy making. It is conceived to assist policymakers design policies that effectively mobilise investment and ensure its positive contribution to sustainable development.

In addition, it is conceived to support new-generation investment policies that focus on inclusive growth and sustainable development.


The launch is jointly organised by UNCTAD, the Mandela Institute at Wits School of Law and the EDGE Institute University of Johannesburg.



RSVPs should be directed:
Buhle Zuma
Cell: 082 886 8440



Sidwell Medupe, Departmental Spokesperson
Tel: 012 394 1650
Cell: 079 492 1774

Issued by: Department of Trade and Industry
25 Jul 2012