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WAIPA Annual Report 2009 1 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 Note The WAIPA Annual Report 2009 was Carlos Bronzatto produced by the WAIPA Permanent WAIPA Executive Director Secretariat. E-mail: email@example.com WAIPA would like to thank all those involved in the preparation of this Tel: +41 22 797 26 65 report for their various contributions. Fax: +41 22 796 61 55 For further information on WAIPA, Zofia Witkowska please contact the WAIPA Permanent WAIPA Membership Coordinator Secretariat at the following address: E-mail: Zofia.Witkowska@waipa.org WAIPA Permanent Secretariat Tel.: +41 22 797 26 63 International Environment House 2 Fax: +41 22 796 61 55 9, Chemin de Balexert 1219 Châtelaine – Geneva www.waipa.org Switzerland WAIPA Annual Report 2009 3 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 WAIPA President’s Foreword 007 Message from United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNCTAD 011 Message from International Economic Development Council IEDC 015 Message from Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development OECD 000 Message from Pro-invest 019 Message from World Bank - ICAS 023 Facts about WAIPA 027 WAIPA Activities 031 WAIPA World Investment Conference 2009 033 WAIPA Regional Events 035 WAIPA Training Events 035 Other Events 051 WAIPA Steering Committee 053 WAIPA Consultative Committee 055 WAIPA Audit Report 057 WAIPA Balance Sheet as of December 31, 2009 (US dollars) 059 WAIPA Statement of Income and Expenses 2009 (US dollars) 061 WAIPA Directory 063 WAIPA Statutes 099 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 5 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 Alessandro Dear WAIPA Teixeira Members and colleagues, President, World Association of The world economy has “self-interest” of banking Investment Promotion experienced major upheavals organizations to protect its Agencies (WAIPA) and continues - almost weekly investing public, the belief on President, Brazilian - to face new perils. Financial the “wisdom of markets” and Trade and Investment markets nearly collapsed, others have all combined to Promotion Agency governments decisively afflict severe losses to the real (Apex-Brasil) intervened. Investment flows economy. Historical series and were drastically reduced. econometric forecasting – as An economic recovery has we have painfully learned – since begun, but at different may no longer be comfortably paces. Its sustainability - in the relied upon; mathematical long term - remains subject modeling and ratings have to doubt: high public debt of been proven ineffective, if not mature economies now adds to biased. a long list of matters requiring attention. As finance ministers While true reform of the world’s and central bank governors financial architecture may be overhaul banking regulation, at years ahead, certain trends are the country level, and tighten visible already. Older schools oversight, on a multi-lateral of economic thinking stage a level, inequitable governance come-back, as others fall out structures remain. of favor. Going forward, the state should play a stronger In financial markets, once role in the economy. Geo- prevailing free-market economics are also shifting. concepts such as the As the balance of power tilts WAIPA Annual Report 2009 7 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 towards the emerging world, world joining efforts with WAIPA and other wealth begins to change hands. international organizations without Larger portions of world trade and losing sight of their local partners … investment stock find new ownership. Ever more proactive investment Opportunities lie in the fact that new promotion is required. Tougher growth patterns may actually warrant competition for investment projects resources to aid poverty reduction, calls for collaborative initiatives with a shared goal of all (developed and other branches of governments so developing nations). And, as the world that more refined interaction and now welcomes innovative thinking, more targeted campaigns result in an collaborative efforts and fresh ideas - increased likelihood of “selling” your sustainable development, responsible destination. We understand that it investing and inclusive growth - all is incumbent upon IPAs to keep the stand a good chance of materializing. dialogue channels open with key But many challenges lie ahead … governmental offices and to promote consultation with civil society on From the perspective of WAIPA, legislative and regulatory changes these challenging new times could needed to improve the business only be met with a bold, innovative environment. Further, Member and collaborative spirit. As the most IPAs must strive for transparency, legitimate actor on the investment accountability, qualified human capital, promotion world stage, it was clear stronger advocacy and relentless that our task was to prepare WAIPA aftercare. Those are, unarguably, the to achieve its full potential and start essential tools to retain and to serve leading the way into the future. We existing investors as well as to attract believe the hard initial steps have new ones. been taken. Our current administration of WAIPA It is now our hope that our Member has proactively sought to improve the IPAs also take bold steps, that IPAs quality of its activities for Members, open up to innovative thinking, that has assumed a more critical outlook of IPAs unite in a collaborative spirit, the tools available for IPAs with a view We seek to bring governments to the table to negotiate regulatory reforms and discuss ways to make their economies more attractive to FDI. Alessandro Teixeira From the perspective of WAIPA, these challenging new times could only be met with a bold attitude, innovative thinking and collaborative spirit. Alessandro Teixeira to the skills effectively needed by officers our time and efforts towards making as they are out - on the field - striving to FDI flow smoother streams and have deliver effective strategies to promote strongly emphasized the imperative of their destination and attract a new project. always seeking to obtain positive spill- over from in-coming FDI. The Apex-Brasil Presidency of WAIPA has embraced cooperation and put a high Furthermore, the renewed critical role value on collaborative efforts. Not only in played by WAIPA in identifying good the context of South-South cooperation, practices, enhancing the quality work but in more traditionally known channels by IPAs, building the capacity of human of world cooperation, as in the so-called resources to deliver tailor cut promotion North-South dialogue. actions - based on the countries’ needs - has begun to substantially help our We engage in inter-governmental IPAs’ Members to efficiently respond to consultation and bring to the attention investors´ needs without losing sight of of governments the importance of their countries’ needs. supporting IPAs. We seek to bring governments to the table to negotiate Since assuming the Presidency regulatory reforms and discuss ways to of WAIPA late april 2008, we have make their economies more attractive dedicated ourselves to restructuring to FDI. We suggest the participation of the framework of WAIPA to achieve international organizations in advising further growth. The institutional governments to improve business strengthening of WAIPA has always climates, as well as in advising IPAs on led our agressive agenda. To this end, how to create local linkages to further we have not limited efforts to make the spread the benefits of in-coming FDI. best of this distinguished organization, We encourage the adjustment of the preparing it for the future. WAIPA investment needs of a destination events and actions have reached with available investment sources. We unprecedented dynamism. The WAIPA point to public-private partnerships as Annual Report 2009, which I am very viable alternatives for funding projects. honored to present to you, illustrates In short, we have steadily dedicated all of this. WAIPA Annual Report 2009 9 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 Supachai Panitchpakdi Dear WAIPA members, Secretary-General of UNCTAD The past year has been be released quarterly, to keep challenging for many the investment community, investment promotion agencies including IPAs, informed about (IPAs). The impact of the the latest developments in FDI financial and economic crisis flows and policy directions. on foreign direct investment Technical cooperation activities (FDI) is still being felt, and IPAs with IPAs have focused on are experiencing increased re-strategizing investment competition in attracting new promotion in light of changing investment projects. There FDI determinants, shifting TNC are, however, signs that the strategies and the increased environment for international importance of emerging investment is slowly improving. economies. This is a good time for IPAs to take stock of the situation and In this connection, UNCTAD decide on their future direction. and WAIPA last year jointly organized a number of events UNCTAD has been closely for investment promotion following the effects of the officials. During the May global economic crisis, 2009 UNCTAD-WAIPA making periodic assessments Investment Conference in of global FDI flows and Geneva, the impact of the investment policies. UNCTAD crisis on FDI and the work also launched its Global of IPAs featured high on the Investment Trends Monitor and agenda, and subsequent joint Investment Policy Monitor, to regional training workshops WAIPA Annual Report 2009 11 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 in Tanzania and Argentina also addressed the response of IPAs to the crisis. In addition, IPA study tours were conducted in the Republic of Korea and Australia to exchange best practices in investment promotion. The study tour with KOTRA in Seoul focused on investor aftercare, while the Austrade study tour in Brisbane covered investment promotion in tourism. From 6 to 9 September 2010, UNCTAD is organizing the second World Investment Forum (WIF 2010) in Xiamen, China, with the overarching theme of “Investing in Sustainable Development”. Post-crisis investment promotion strategies and opportunities in the promotion of green FDI will feature prominently on the agenda. There will also be the World Leaders I heartily encourage Investment Summit; tripartite sessions with chief strategists from global WAIPA members to companies, senior government officials and heads of IPAs; the International join us in Xiamen and Investment Agreements Conference; look forward to our and the Sustainable Stock Exchanges 2010. The Forum, which will be continued cooperation held back-to-back with the China on strengthening the International Fair for Investment and Trade (8-11 September), will provide link between FDI an unusual platform for acquiring and development. strategic insights into investments in sustainable development. Supachai Panitchpakdi I heartily encourage WAIPA members to join us in Xiamen and look forward to our continued cooperation on strengthening the link between FDI and development. WAIPA Annual Report 2009 13 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 William Best Dear WAIPA members, Chair, International IEDC is proud to serve on the horizon. Macroeconomic Economic as a member of WAIPA’s indicators show signs that Development Consultative Committee. the overall environment for Council In the previous year, IEDC international investment is Vice President, and WAIPA enjoyed new improving. These conditions PNC Bank growth through collaborative will encourage companies opportunities. In 2010, we to increase international will continue to cooperate in investment in 2010, which in many ways, with the common turn should lead to an increase goal of enhancing mutual in FDI. Our organizations must attendance of events, promote work collaboratively to create knowledge sharing, and awareness and encourage focusing on translating IEDC’s capacity building to help body of expertise in economic prepare for these projected development best practices to growth opportunities. the wider WAIPA membership. It is also important to recognize Global economic indicators that the economic recovery accurately projected reduced is in its early stages and volume of foreign direct much work is still to be done. investment for 2009. In In an effort to hold back the fact, FDI flows to developed domestic effects of the global countries declined roughly downturn, many countries 39 percent compared to the turned to economic stimulus previous year. While 2009 measures to keep job creation presented tough economic in competitive industries on conditions for all, good news is life support. Our organizations WAIPA Annual Report 2009 15 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 must communicate with one another to Consultative Committee we are better understand how these stimulus striving to share our expertise on local measures are impacting the economy economic development and on the micro and macro level. The best practices for marketing and knowledge sharing opportunities business attraction at WAIPA events provided by WAIPA/IEDC cooperation across the globe. are a valuable foundation for staying In turn, IEDC’s membership gains informed on the industry sectors, exposure to high level players in the financial institutions, and public sector trade and investment fields from a programs targeted by our respective growing cadre of competitive approaches to domestic economic emerging economies. stimulus. These are just a few of the Steps were taken this past year ways that bilateral knowledge-sharing towards enhancing synergies to will be beneficial to both organizations. build capacity among our respective Through IEDC’s role on the membership bases. In October, then IEDC Board Chairman Ian Bromley participated in Milan at WAIPA’s largest annual conference. Ian also was on hand to represent the IEDC and at the WAIPA stakeholders meeting. In return, Alessandro Texiera addressed the crowd at IEDC’s October 2009 Annual Conference in Reno, NV. The year ahead promises to hold a new set of opportunities as our organizations strive to find new ways to collaborate and share our expertise with one another. Together we will continue to help usher in a global economic recovery. Kind regards, Through IEDC’s role on the Consultative Committee we are striving to share our expertise on local economic development and best practices for marketing and business attraction at WAIPA events across the globe. William Best WAIPA Annual Report 2009 17 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 Babs O. Adenaike Dear WAIPA members, Programme Manager We at Pro€Invest are happy joint promotion and investment to be associated with the projects can be initiated and numerous efforts of WAIPA. implemented by them, resulting Our first contact with WAIPA in reinforced capacities of the was in 2003 when Pro€Invest former. organised a networking and image building workshop for Pro€Invest is an EU-ACP ACP IPAs in Africa, Caribbean partnership programme for and Pacific (ACP) countries the promotion of investment within the annual conference and technology flows in the of WAIPA in Geneva. Other ACP countries undertaken by conferences/workshops, the European Commission on including the funding of the behalf of the ACP Group of WAIPA Study Tour during 2004 States. It is financed under the have since been realised. 8th European Development Fund and managed by an We pledge our commitment to autonomous unit within the continue to work closely, and Centre for the Development in collaboration with WAIPA of Enterprise under the and the other members of the supervision of EUROPEAID, Consultative Committee to the Cooperation Office of the reinforce ACP IPAs under the European Commission. It was umbrella of WAIPA. One of our launched in 2002 with a budget long term objectives will be to of EUR 110 million over 7 promote partnerships between years and has been extended ACP and EU IPAs such that to 31 March 2011. WAIPA Annual Report 2009 19 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 The programme offers institutional strengthening support to Intermediary 1. Building an interactive network Organisations (IOs) and Regional between ACP and EU/international Organisations through the following actors. activities: 2. Provision of information and ICT- Technical assistance related capacity building activities. Offered for capacity building projects of IOs in ICT and non-ICT areas to help Hence the IOs are able to: them - Bring together their partners 1. Attain better and wider visibility with international and European actors - Draft their strategic plans - Develop action plans for their projects, and 2. Exchange best practices - Implement identified capacity building interventions 3. Increase credibility with international and European actors There is a limit of € 200,000 Technical Assistance to Regional per intervention. Economic Groupings and international Organisations Whose scope is to: An e-Community Knowledge Centre Whose scope aims at 1. Help to build capacities 2. Facilitate regional integration programmes We pledge our commitment to continue to work closely, and in collaboration with WAIPA and the other members of the Consultative Committee to reinforce ACP IPAs under the umbrella of WAIPA Babs O. Adenaike WAIPA Annual Report 2009 21 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 Pierre Guislain Dear WAIPA members, Director, Investment Climate Department The FDI marketplace has demand for assistance for World Bank Group changed significantly since investment climate reform, the global financial crisis and and working in partnership many countries are struggling with our fifteen donors and to come to grips with this new other international agencies, reality. The year 2008 saw the we have strengthened our end of what had been a period delivery capacity in the of rapid FDI growth worldwide, areas of Doing Business with FDI flows declining by Reform Advisory, Secured around 20%, and further Transactions, Business Tax decline in 2009. Developed Simplification and Trade and developing countries alike Logistics. In our investment have shared in this decline. promotion work, we have Although we are now seeing shifted our emphasis more some signs of recovery, it may towards investor aftercare take a while to return to pre- and the retention of existing crisis FDI flows. jobs and towards generating Many governments have investment in specific sectors realized that now is the time to that reflect viable opportunities improve their FDI environment for our clients, particularly through sustained reform agribusiness. of their investment climates We have also continued to and enhanced information improve our efforts to measure and service delivery to the impact of what we do. potential investors. We have During fiscal year 2009, we seen a significant rise in helped clients achieve nearly WAIPA Annual Report 2009 23 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 The report, which examined the ability of 181 countries to influence foreign investors’ site-selection process, shows that over 70 percent of government investment-promotion intermediaries may be missing out on investment and job-creating opportunities by failing to provide accurate and timely information to potential investors. Pierre Guislain 500 significant investment climate results across all regions of the world, some 55% of which were in low income economies. In addition, through our investment promotion and industry- focused work, we have helped clients to attract new investment and jobs. In May 2009, we launched our flagship report, Global Investment Promotion Benchmarking (GIPB09). The second in the series, GIPB09 shows how effectively government agencies are promoting their countries to foreign investors. The report, which examined the ability of 181 countries to influence foreign investors’ site-selection process, shows that over 70 percent of government investment-promotion intermediaries may be missing out on investment and job-creating opportunities by failing to provide accurate and timely information to potential investors. GIPB09 has been extremely well received by key areas – sector openness to FDI, governments and their institutions and starting a foreign business, access has become a driver for improvements to land, and access to arbitration. in information delivery by investment The report will provide measures of promotion agencies. the characteristics of laws and the Looking forward, an exciting efficiency of administrative processes development for us in 2010 will for FDI in 87 countries. Future reports be the release this summer of our will see the number of countries first Investing Across Borders (IAB) covered grow. We hope that the IAB Indicators report. The IAB will highlight will become an important source of the differences among countries in global information for all countries on their regulatory treatment of FDI in four important FDI policy issues. WAIPA Annual Report 2009 25 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 The World Association of Investment with the opportunity to network and Promotion Agencies (WAIPA) was exchange best practices in investment established in 1995 and is registered attraction. as a non-governmental organization Membership is open to all entities the (NGO) in Geneva, Switzerland. primary function of which is “to promote As of the 31st of December 2009, the any country, political sub-division of a Association had 243 member agencies country or other uncontested territory, from 158 countries. as a destination for, or source of, Since its inception, WAIPA has investments “(Article III of the WAIPA dedicated time and effort towards Statutes)”. Membership is open to building the human resources capacity other organizations (whether of a of its Member agencies. Training public or private nature) that share events have been organized by similar objectives with WAIPA as set WAIPA, alone or in coordination with out in Article II of the WAIPA Statutes. partner organizations. Through its wide Regional institutions, companies and range of activities, WAIPA provides professional associations may also investment promotion agencies (IPAs) become Associated Members. The objectives of WAIPA, as broadly reflected in Article II of the Association’s Statutes are to: 1 2 3 Assist IPAs in Share country Strengthen advising their and regional information respective governments experiences in gathering systems, on the formulation of attracting foreign promote the efficient use appropriate investment investment and enhancing of information and facilitate promotion policies and strategies; outward investments; access to data sources; 4 5 Facilitate access to Promote and technical assistance develop understanding and promote and cooperation training of IPAs. amongst IPAs; Partners of WAIPA: WAIPA partners can be international (with local or international focus), organizations, multilateral agencies or think tanks, consultancies and other non-governmental organizations universities. Partnerships with WAIPA WAIPA Annual Report 2009 27 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 are established based on mutual a) Members: needs, in terms of WAIPA events, • Tier I Countries (Countries with a WAIPA training activities or WAIPA’s GDP per capita of up to 2,500 USD): technical assistance efforts. Technical 2,500 USD. assistance and training initiatives of • Tier II Countries (Countries with a WAIPA are generally conducted in GDP per capita ranging from 2,501 coordination with, or with the support USD through 12,500 USD): of, our partners. 3,000 USD. • Tier III Countries (Countries with a Generally, WAIPA seeks to coordinate GDP per capita over 12,500 USD): its efforts with the organizations that 3,500 USD. are members of its Consultative Committee, which are: b) Associated Members: - Investment Climate Advisory 3,500 USD. Services (ICAS) of the World Bank Group; Members benefit from different types of activities and services, such as - Internation Economic Development networking through meetings, seminars Council (IEDC); and conferences; training, capacity- - Organization for Economic building and best practices exchange Co-Operation and Development workshops and study tours; and also (OECD); publication of regular periodicals and special reports. - ProInvest; - United Nations Conference on Publications Trade and Development (UNCTAD); and WAIPA Members regularly receive the following: - United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). - The On-Line WAIPA NewsFlash (a bi-monthly e-mail distribution); How do WAIPA - The WAIPA Annual Report of members benefit? Activities; - WAIPA WIC Facts and Figures; Membership in WAIPA involves the payment of an annual fee. Fees are as - WAIPA News Alert (Off-and- follows: On E-Mail Delivery of News, Announcements, Surveys etc.) Where do WAIPA members come from? Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Libya, Lithuania, Macao, Macedonia, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova (Republic Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, of), Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Oman, Pakistan, Palestinian National Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Authority, Papua New Guinea, Chile, China (The People Republic Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, of), Colombia, Congo (Democratic Qatar (State of), Romania, Russian Republic or the), Costa Rica, Cote Federation, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and (Netherlands Antilles), Cyprus, Czech the Grenadines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon El Salvador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Tajikistan, Tanzania (United Republic Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, of), Thailand, Tonga,Tongo, Trinidad Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, and Caicos Islands, Uganda, Ukraine, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, United States of America, Uruguay, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Korea (Republic of), Kosovo, Kuwait, Vietnam, Yemen (Republic of), Zambia Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, and Zimbabwe. WAIPA Annual Report 2009 29 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 Global Investments: Charting the Recovery Map 12 - 14 October 2009, Italy, Milan At the Annual WAIPA The XIV Annual WAIPA World Patterns: Assets Uncovered, General Assembly Investment Conference 2009 Strategic Alliances Unveiled, Meeting held during on “Global Investments: Entry Barriers Removed”; the World Investment Charting the Recovery Map”, “Re-Building the Financial Conference in Milan, took place in Milan, Italy, at Landscape: Enhancing FDI the new WAIPA Palazzo Mezza Note, and was Flows” and, finally, a panel that Statutes was approved jointly organized by the WAIPA provided foresight into future by an overwhelming Permanent Secretariat and FDI flows, that gave the WAIPA majority of the WAIPA the hosts, PROMOS Milan, a World Investment Conference member IPAs. Special Agency of the Milan its name, “Global Investments: Chamber of Commerce. Charting the Recovery Map”. The Conference brought During the three-day together heads of state and conference, more than other government officials, 300 participants, including investment promotion about 160 representatives agencies, chief executives from all around the globe, from the corporate world, debated through a series opinion-makers from of discussion sessions the academia and journalists to changes implanted in the discuss new approaches to world investment system by investment assistance. The government reaction to the event included the following economic crisis, but also by panels: “High Tide of Public new players that have been Stimulus, Fresh Streams gaining importance and of FDI”; “Changing Wind traditional players with new WAIPA Annual Report 2009 31 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 strategies and innovative approaches. Senior policymakers, corporate executives, investors and investment promotion agencies had an excellent opportunity to interact through a series of discussion panels, networking and social events. Well-known global leaders and world- class economists, such as Alessandro Teixeira, President of WAIPA; Hans Eichel, Former German Minister of WAIPA World Investment Finance; Mohammed Abdul Aziz Conference 2009 Al Shihhi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy of the United Arab Emirates; Nathalie Cely, Minister of Production, Competitiveness and Commercialization of Ecuador; Jacques Attali, President of Planet Finance, economist and writer; Josep Borrell Fontelles, Former President of the European Parliament; among others, contributed to the extremely high-level discussion of comprehensive topics of the new economic landscape. At the Annual WAIPA General Assembly Meeting held during the World Investment Conference in Milan, the new WAIPA Statutes was approved by an overwhelming majority of the WAIPA member IPAs. WAIPA Annual Report 2009 33 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 2nd WAIPA Regional Meeting for South America 25-26 March, 2009, Medellin, Colombia The 2nd WAIPA Regional Islands Investment Bureau. Meeting of South American This 2nd WAIPA Regional IPAs took place in Medellin, Meeting of South America was Colombia, following the the ideal space to achieve a successful results of the first promotion strategy for South meeting held on August 28th, America as a foreign direct 2008. The WAIPA regional investment destination. The event was organized in participants discussed the Medellin, Colombia, on the contents and the format of the occasion of the 50th General document Why South America, Assembly of the Inter-American a joint effort of 10 South Development Bank (IBD), by American IPAs. Agencia de Cooperacion y The Medellin Municipality Inversiones de Medellin y Area shared its experience in terms Metropolitana (ACI) and under of image building and social the responsibility of WAIPA policies that have helped Regional Director for South put Medellin back into the America, ProsperAr, presided investment map. ACI, as one by Dr. Beatriz Nofal. WAIPA sub-national members The event took place at the from Colombia, represents convention facilities of the nowadays a valuable and Medellin Botanical Gardens replicable model for its and gathered 18 IPAs from Latin American sub-national South America and one IPA peers. By sharing its representative from the experience, ACI contributed Caribbean, the Cayman to WAIPA’s objective of WAIPA Annual Report 2009 35 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 “knowledge sharing” and “exchange of best practices”. On the second day of the event, Mr. Henry Loewendahl of FDI Intelligence conducted a specialized workshop on investment promotion strategies. South American IPAs had an excellent opportunity to discuss a regional investment promotion initiative. The event got extensive coverage in the local Colombian press. 2nd WAIPA Regional Meeting for South America WAIPA Annual Report 2009 37 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 WAIPA Regional Workshop for Africa 1-3 April 2009, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania “Promoting and Retaining Investment in Times of Economic Crisis” was the theme of the East African Regional Workshop hosted by WAIPA Vice- President Mr. Emmanuel Ole-Naiko, Head of the Tanzanian Investment Center (TIC) in Dar Es Salaam. The sub-national IPAs and Lesotho’s event exceeded the expectations LNDC. of the joint-organizers, the United A representative from SAGIA (Saudi Nations Conference on Trade and Arabia) also participated. The event Development (UNCTAD) and WAIPA. covered hands-on training by FDI The event took place at the convention Intelligence and UNCTAD and facilities of the Kunduchi Hotel, outside presentations from the Investment of Dar Es Salaam, and counted on the Climate Facility for Africa the East presence of a total of 18 IPAs among African Community (EAC) and the which the East African agencies of WAIPA Secretariat. Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Zanzibar The importance of this WAIPA East and Tanzania, the host, the Central African event and the timeliness of African’s Democratic Republic of the issues addressed in the trainings Congo’s ANAPI, the West African and the speeches were highlighted countries of Senegal, Sierra Leone by WAIPA Vice-President in the local and Gambia were also present along press. There as extensive local media with representatives from South African coverage in both Swahili and English. WAIPA Regional Meeting for Central America and the Caribbean 2nd Meeting of Trade and Investment Promotion Agencies and of Latin America and the Caribbean 23-24 April 2009, San Salvador, El Salvador 23-24 April 2009, San Salvador, El Salvador The first meeting of the Trade and for Trade and Investment - the Key Investment Promotion Agencies of Elements of Competitiveness”. Latin America and the Caribbean was The event brought together more than held in Rio de Janeiro on December 35 delegations from IPAs and trade 14th – 16th, 2007, under the initiative promotion organizations of of Apex-Brasil, Brazilian Exports and more than 18 countries of Latin Investments Promotion Agency. This America and the Caribbean, first meeting promoted a discussion promoting and interactive discussion about the importance and the necessity on the impacts of the global financial of inter-regional trade as a key element crisis on emerging economies and the of economic growth in the region. role of infrastructure development in In this context, El Salvador, through crisis mitigation and in fostering trade CONADEI, the National Commission and investment. for the Promotion of Exports and During the event, WAIPA convened Investments, which brings together the a regional meeting that counted on agencies EXPORTA El Salvador and participation of 16 Central American PROESA, proposed to host a second and Caribbean IPAs. The discussion meeting to discuss the issues related was mainly focused on regional to the inter-regional trade, and in investment promotion policies and particular, “Infrastructure and Services WAIPA regional integration activities. WAIPA Annual Report 2009 39 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 Among IPAs present were Netherlands WAIPA Regional Foreign Investment Agency, Invest in Sweden Agency, PROMOS Milan, Meeting for Cyprus Investment Agency, Investment European Union and Development Agency of Latvia, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, 26 May 2009, Madrid, Spain Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency, PROMEXICO, The Madrid Working Session, PromoMadrid and IDEA from Spain. organized under the Directorship of Invest in Spain, took place on May 26, 2009. WAIPA President Mr. Alessandro Teixeira opened the session with a WAIPA Regional brief report of initiatives taken and in the works by WAIPA. Event for Eastern The meeting was focused on European IPAs. Invest in Spain presented its Europe 23-24 November, 2009, Ljubljana, initiative, a draft of a document entitled Slovenia Why Europe, which aims to create a marketing piece for Europe as a whole The Public Agency of the Republic to serve as an investment guide for of Slovenia for Entrepreneurship and distribution. Foreign Investments (JAPTI) hosted Germany Trade and Invest presented the WAIPA Regional Meeting for the the initiative entitled European Eastern European IPAs, the 1st WAIPA Scoreboard, which was jointly Focus Forum, under the theme: “Focus conducted by Invest in France Agency on Investment Incentives”. and by Germany Trade & Invest. These The meeting counted on the two documents provoked an interesting participation of the Ministry of Finance discussion with regard to the data that of the Republic of Slovenia, which, should be included in such investment along with JAPTI shared the host promotional guides. As a result, a country’s experience with respect working group was created in order to financial incentives in foreign to proceed with the preparation of the investment attraction. Why Europe document. The Investment Climate Advisory WAIPA Secretariat introduced the Services, of the WorldBank, work done in connection with reform of represented by Sebastien James WAIPA’s Statutes. shared their recent research work in this area and analyzed their findings This third WAIPA Regional Meeting in the presence of all attendants. of South American IPAs followed Based on both his consulting work earlier meetings that took place in and his academic background in the Buenos Aires, Argentina, and in field, Mr. Henry Loewendahl, from FDI Medelin, Colombia, in 2008 and Intelligence, shed some light on how 2009, respectively. The event was corporations factor incentives into their hosted by the WAIPA Directorship for decision making, analyzed different South America, held by the Agência type of incentives, guiding us through Nacional de Desarollo de Inversiones, the ins and outs of the negotiation Prosperar, presided over by Dr. Beatriz an incentive scheme with investing Nofal. corporations. The UNCTAD-led 2nd Capacity Professor Kenneth Thomas shared Building Workshop for the South the views of the Global Subsidies American IPAs on “Investor Targeting Initiative of the International Institute in the Services Sector” took place for Sustainable Development and, during this WAIPA Regional Meeting, questioned whether incentives may enhancing the capacity of IPAs at be tailored in such a way as to attract the national and sub-national levels. sustainable investments. Through this workshop, participants This varied group of recognized experts gained a better understanding of how provided the backdrop - against which investor targeting is conducted and - attending IPAs were able to compare how these investments may benefit their country experiences with the already established companies, outcome of their research and their vast fostering economic development of field experience. WAIPA earmarked specific locations through the creation four time slots in the first day of the of valuable employment. meeting for experience sharing by its The WAIPA South American Chapter IPA members. invited speakers from both sides of the FDI scene: IPAs and the investing firms. The IPAs representatives commented on their investor targeting 3rd WAIPA work and the services sector firm addressed the factors that made a Regional Meeting certain location attractive and highlight the role played by the IPA in their for South America decision making. 1-2 December, 2009, Buenos Aires, Argentina WAIPA Annual Report 2009 41 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 WAIPA Regional Meeting for North America 2-3 December, 2009, Mexico City, Mexico This first WAIPA Regional Meeting During the meeting, representatives for North American IPAs ushered in from different promotion agencies a series of other meetings in North discussed their role in economic America. The meeting brought recovery as well as the various together various sub-national strategies that will lead to constant IPAs and economic development and specialized aftercare for organizations, as well as national IPAs businesses that are already from North America. established in various countries. Training sessions and experience ProMexico, as WAIPA Regional sharing were provided on the two Director for North America, hosted complementary sides of FDI: the the regional meeting. The General attraction of new flows and the Director of ProMexico, Mr. Bruno attention to the established stockpiles. Ferrari, chaired the event jointly with How to tailor a targeting campaign, on WAIPA President, Dr. Alessandro one end, was presented by Katerina Teixeira, who presented the current Sokolova, of OCO Consulting, whereas FDI flows perspective and the role of Dr. Barbara Samuels, of the Clearing emerging economies in establishing of House for Development Finance, a new balance of economic power. tackled, on the opposite end, the after The participants emphasized that we care measures needed to maintain must strengthen promotion entities FDI stock already established. and implement the knowledge gained ProNicaragua exposed its successful through information exchange, in experience in a project with Inter- order to get better results both locally American Development Bank in the and globally. area of investment promotion policies. WAIPA Regional Meeting for North America WAIPA Annual Report 2009 43 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 WAIPA Events at La Baule World Investment Conference 2009 3-5 June, 2009, La Baule, France Under the coordination of WAIPA, at the conference and at the joint 100 the investment promotion agencies m2 booth. The regional IPAs also from the South-American countries promoted a workshop “South America presented their first integrated action as a Key Destination for Foreign for the attraction of investment to Investments”. The publication Why South America during an international South America was launched during a investment conference in France. thematic dinner devoted to South America. The La Baule Conference is held once WAIPA also had its institutional a year by the /Europe+ Foundation, booth at the La Baule Conference under a partnership with the European and, for the first time, delivered its Commission and this year’s theme “WAIPA Personality Award”, for the was “Investing in Global Cities: contribution to the development of the Opportunities in Adversity”. Brazil, global investment framework, to the Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile, Minister of the Economy of France, Colombia and Ecuador were present Christine Lagarde. WAIPA Annual Report 2009 45 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 WAIPA Events at the 13th China International Fair on Investment & Trade (CIFIT) 8-19 September 2009, Xiamen, China Following the successful experience Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Colombia, at La Baule Conference, WAIPA and Ecuador and Uruguay joined its South American member IPAs hands in the South America undertook a second joint action aimed Pavilion. During the four days of at disseminating South America as the event, nearly 200 potential a destination for foreign investment investors visited the South America under the slogan “Why South booth, and more than a 100 America”, at 13th edition of CIFIT. companies had one-on-one in- depth discussion, focusing on the As the only regional investment areas of agribusiness, biofuels, partnership in CIFIT 2009, mining, energy, etc. The South American IPAs also participated in the theme “High Tide of Public a joint seminar presenting different Stimulus, Fresh Streams of FDI”, investment opportunities existing in on September 9th. Government their countries. officials, scholars, businessmen and Chinese and overseas WAIPA and CIPA, an investment investment promotion agencies promotion agency of the Ministry participated in an interesting of Commerce of China (MOFCOM) discussion on the role of the public jointly organized the International finance in the new economy and Investment Promotion Agencies on the balance between public and Roundtable Conference on private investment. WAIPA Annual Report 2009 47 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 2009 WAIPA/UNCTAD Study Tour 30 March – 3 April, Seoul, South Korea The 2009 WAIPA/UNCTAD Study through different lectures and open Tour hosted by KOTRA was an discussions about the role and extraordinary opportunity for IPAs function of KOTRA and Invest Korea of nine countries (Afghanistan, and the introduction of the Foreign Dominican Republic, Maldives, Investment System at KOTRA. The Mongolia, Nepal, Solomon Islands, nine professionals from IPAs have Egypt, New Zealand and Pakistan) also experienced different visits to to learn from experience of the Incheon Free Economic Zone and South Korean agency. Foreign-Invested Companies in Korea as well as local Government The objectives of the Study Tour Agency (Ulsan City) and Industrial were to exchange best practices Site Tour (Hyundai Heavy Industries and experiences in investment and Hyundai Motors). promotion and to study the whole In the Study Tour Evaluation range of activities considered Questionnaire, the training was crucial in the fast moving business considered as an exceptional of investment promotion. learning experience for all the participants. The event was also Those objectives were fully met covered in the local Korean press. WAIPA Annual Report 2009 49 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 2009 iPAD Conferences in Africa 24 - 26 March 2009, Luanda, Angola 11 - 13 August 2009, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 6 - 8 October 2009, Kinshasa, DRC 17 - 19 November 2009, Accra, Ghana. Power Indaba 2009 19 - 21 May 2009, Cape Town, South Africa 2009 Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum and Exhibition: 2009 MIECF 2 - 4 April 2009, Macao WAIPA Annual Report 2009 51 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE Presidency CARIBBEAN Mr. Mariano Olazabal, PROESA, El Mr. Alessandro Teixeira, Salvador ApexBrasil, Brasil NORTH AMERICA Vice-presidency Mr. Bruno Ferrari Garcia de Alba, Promexico, Mexico Mr. Emmanuel D. Ole-Naiko, Tanzania Investment ASIA Centre, Tanzania Dr. Mr. Noorullah Delawari, Afghan Investment Vice-presidency Support Agency, Afghanistan Mrs. Aparna Dutt Sharma, EAST AND SOUTH ASIA India Brand Equity Ms. Xiuhong Ma, Ministry of Foundation, India Commerce, The People Republic of China Regional OCEANIA Directorships Mr. Richard Laverty, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, New Zealand AFRICA Mrs. Marthe-Angeline Minja, Investment Code Other Steering Management Unit, Cameroon Committee Members MENA Mr. Floyd Leeuw, Acting CEO, Mr. Mohammed Ahmed Hussein Invest North West, South Africa Yahya, General Investment Authority, Republic of Yemen Mr. Igor Plestenjak, Acting Director, EU Public Agency of the Republic of Mr. Javier Sanz, Invest in Spain, Spain Slovenia for entrepreneurship and Foreign Investments, Republic of EASTERN EUROPE Slovenia Mr. Mr. Csaba Kilián ITD Hungary, Hungary EX-OFICIO MEMBER Mr. Kai Hammerich, President, SOUTH AMERICA KA Foreign Dr. Beatriz Nofal, PROSPERAR, Investment Corporation AB, Argentina Sweden WAIPA Annual Report 2009 53 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 INVESTMENT CLIMATE ADVISORY SERVICES (ICAS) OF THE WORLD BANK GROUP; Mr. Pierre Guislain - General Manager Tel.: (1-202) 473 3800 / Fax: (1-202) 974 4384 IEDC - INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL Mr. William Best - Chair, IEDC Tel.: (704) 347 8942 / Fax: (704) 347 8981 OECD - ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT Mr. Angel Gurria - Secretary-General Tel.: (33-1) 4524 8200 / Fax: (33-1) 4430 8500 PRO€INVEST Mr. Babs O. 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Following the founding meeting of high-level officials of Investment Promotion Agencies held 26-27 April, 1995 under the auspices of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), an international association of Investment Promotion Agencies is hereby established and shall be hereinafter referred to as World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA). 2. WAIPA being an autonomous, non-profit organization established pursuant to articles 60 to 79 of the Swiss Civil Code. . 3 The headquarters of WAIPA shall be situated in Geneva, Switzerland, or at such place as the General Assembly may decide. Article II 1. WAIPA shall be dedicated to the support and advancement of the following purposes: a) to promote and develop understanding and cooperation amongst Investment Promotion Agencies; b) to strengthen information gathering systems and information exchange amongst Investment Promotion Agencies; c) to share country and regional experiences in attracting investment; d) to assist Investment Promotion Agencies to gain access to technical assistance and training; e) to facilitate access to funding and other assistance, through referrals to relevant bilateral and multilateral agencies, other organizations, companies or professional associations for the development and implementation of investment promotion programs; WAIPA Annual Report 2009 99 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 f) to assist Investment Promotion Agencies in advising their respective governments in the formulation of appropriate investment promotion policies and strategies. 2. The aims and purposes of WAIPA shall be accomplished through meetings, seminars and congresses, through publication of regular periodicals and special reports and through such other means that contribute to WAIPA´s general objectives and goals. CHAPTER II Membership Article III 1. Membership of WAIPA shall be open to any agency, government body or other entity whose prime function is to promote any country, political sub-division of a country, or other uncontested territory, as a destination for or as source of investments (Members). 2. Associate Membership shall be open to other organizations (whether of a public or private nature) that share similar objectives of WAIPA as set out in Article II of the WAIPA Statutes (Associated Members). Regional institutions, companies and professional associations might become Associated Members. Article IV 1. Membership applications must be submitted, in writing, to the Permanent Secretariat, appointing one or two deputies empowered to attend the General Assembly on behalf of the Member. 2. In the case of it being appointed two deputies, and both attending a General Assembly meeting on behalf of the Member, it should be clearly stated which of them shall exercise the right to vote. 3. After membership approval and following payment of the initial membership fee, the Permanent Secretariat shall publicize the new admission. Article V 1. Annual membership shall be paid by every Member and Associated Member by April 30 with respect to the Calendar Year in course. Any member which does not comply with this payment shall have certain of their rights temporarily suspended. The right to vote and to be voted shall be suspended as well as other benefits of WAIPA membership. 2. Fees are as follows: a) Members: Tier I Countries (GDP per capita up to 2,500 USD): 2,500 USD. Tier II Countries (GDP per capita from 2,501 USD to 12,500 USD): 3,000 USD. Tier III Countries (GDP per capita over 12,500 USD): 3,500 USD. b) Associated Members: 3,500 USD. 3. The General Assembly shall alter the value of the fees payable taking into consideration the Steering Committee’s proposal. Article VI 1. Members and Associated Members of WAIPA may associate at regional or sub- regional levels under the framework of WAIPA Statutes. 2. Members and Associated Members shall not damage the reputation of WAIPA by their actions and must respect WAIPA Statutes, its rules, Terms of Reference as well as overall actions and decisions. 3. Should a Member or Associated Member act in flagrant violation of the spirit, purpose and interests of WAIPA, the General Assembly may, upon recommendation of the Steering Committee, suspend the rights and privileges enjoyed by the Member or Associated Member in question to the extent determined by the General Assembly. WAIPA Annual Report 2009 101 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 Article VII 1. All members shall have the same rights, duties and privileges. Associated Members shall have the same rights, duties and privileges as Members, provided, however, that they shall not have the right to vote or to hold a directorship in the Steering Committee. 2. Members and Associated Members are obliged to update their relevant data before the Permanent Secretariat, especially in respect of their representatives. Any change of such data shall be informed within a period of 10 days. Article VIII The Membership of a Member or Associated Member expires in case of: a) dissolution of the member; b) cancelation of the membership by the member’s own volition; c) cancellation of the membership by reason of repeated non-payment of fees; d) exclusion. CHAPTER III Institutions Article IX WAIPA shall perform its functions through the following organs: a) General Assembly; b) Steering Committee; c) Permanent Secretariat. CHAPTER IV The General Assembly Article X 1. The General Assembly is the deliberative organ of WAIPA, and it shall consist of an assembly of all members represented by a properly appointed deputy. 2. Members shall have the right to one vote. Votes are open and may not be transferred to another Member. 3. Changes in appointees must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the date of General Assembly to ensure effective voting rights. Article XI The General Assembly shall be responsible for: a) establishing objectives and general policies of WAIPA; b) electing the Directors of the Steering Committee; c) appointing financial auditors; d) approving audit reports and annual report of activities; e) approving, according to proposal from the Steering Committee, the value of membership fees; f) amending the Statutes; g) dissolving the organization; h) establishing any subsidiary body as may be required; i) discussing other matters as may be referred to it by the Steering Committee. WAIPA Annual Report 2009 103 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 Article XII 1. The General Assembly shall meet at least once a year at the time and location as may be decided by the Steering Committee. 2. The Permanent Secretariat summons the General Assembly with a notice containing the agenda or the items subject to vote. The notice shall be posted on- line and sent by electronic mail or other appropriate means to all members with an advance of at least 30 days. Article XIII 1. The General Assembly shall elect from amongst its Members, one Member, the most senior representative of which, to serve as WAIPA President, and two Members, the most senior representatives of each of which, to serve as Vice-Presidents. President and Vice-Presidents shall each serve for a term of two years and shall be eligible for re-election for one additional period. There shall be a two calendar-month transition period from election to inauguration. The former President and Vice-Presidents shall remain in office until their successors take office. 2. Candidacies shall be post marked at least 60 days prior to the annual General Assembly in which elections are to take place. An effective submission of candidacy must be supported by a Candidacy Letter in respect of the Member institution and its sponsored representative. Only the senior-most representative of the candidate- Member, or highest ranking officer, howsoever designated, shall be entitled to occupy the WAIPA Presidency or Vice-Presidencies on behalf of the candidate-Member. It is required personal presence at the General Assembly on the day of the election. Article XIV 1. The quorum of the General Assembly shall be one fourth of all the Members, excluded for quorum purposes associated membership. 2. The decisions of the General Assembly shall be taken by a majority vote of all the Members present and current with their membership dues. Article XV The General Assembly shall establish its own Rules of Procedure. CHAPTER V The Steering Committee Article XVI 1. The Steering Committee is the executive organ of the General Assembly and it shall consist of 14 Members of WAIPA, 11 of which elected by the General Assembly as Directors, in addition to the WAIPA President and the two Vice-Presidents. 2. A retired President of the General Assembly shall be an ex-officio Director of the Steering Committee for the succeeding two-year period, therefore raising by one the number of directorships for the aforesaid period. The ex-officio Director shall have the right to cast a vote. 3. The President shall serve as the Chairperson of the Steering Committee. 4. At least one seat in the Steering Committee shall be reserved for representation from: a) Sub-Saharan Africa; b) Middle-East and North Africa; c) Central Asia d) South Asia; e) East Asia and South-East Asia; f) Oceania; g) European Union; h) Eastern Europe; i) North America; j) Central America and the Caribbean; k) South America. WAIPA Annual Report 2009 105 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 5. Every Steering Committee Director shall have the right to one vote. Votes are open and may not be transferred to another Director. Article XVII The Steering Committee shall be responsible for: a) ensuring the implementation of the decisions of the General Assembly; b) proposing financial auditors to the General Assembly; c) reviewing the annual report of activities prior to submission to the General Assembly; d) approving a Plan of Activities for the current and the following Calendar Year, according to the general objectives of WAIPA; e) reviewing of audit reports prior to submission to the General Assembly; f) performing such other duties as may be assigned to it by the General Assembly; g) deciding on the exclusion of a WAIPA Member or Associated Member; h) interpretation and clarification of these Statutes. Article XVIII The Steering Committee shall convene at least twice a year at the headquarters of WAIPA or at such other suitable place as it may decide. Article XIX 1. Candidacies shall be post-marked at least 60 days prior to the annual General Assembly in which elections are to take place. The effective candidacy of each of the 11 Directors must be supported by a Candidacy Letter duly executed by the authorized representative in accordance with the candidate-Members’ institutional documents. The only representatives entitled to serve as a Director are either the first- or the second- highest ranking officer, howsoever designated, within the candidate-Member’s institutional structure. Ad Hoc delegation is permitted and should be handed, prior to or at the occasion of a meeting. 2. A Director of the Steering Committee, except an ex-officio Director, shall serve for 2 years and shall be eligible for reelection. 3. In the event of change in the ranks of a Member holding a Steering Committee seat said Member shall promptly notify the Permanent Secretariat indicating the name of the Director to hold the seat for the remainder of the term. 4. The Steering Committee Directors shall remain in office until the inauguration of their successors. The transition period for the departing Directors of the Steering Committee shall coincide with that of the President and Vice-Presidents. 5. A Steering Committee Director may be removed by decision of the General Assembly according to Article XXXIV. 6. In the case of a Director resigning his seat at the Steering Committee, such vacancy shall be filled by indication of the Steering Committee. The Steering Committee may consult with Members of such region for guidance. Article XX The quorum of the Steering Committee shall be a minimum of 6, excluded for quorum purposes an ex-officio Director. Article XXI The decisions of the Steering Committee shall be by a majority vote of members present. Article XXII The Steering Committee shall formulate its own rules of procedure. WAIPA Annual Report 2009 107 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 CHAPTER VI The Permanent Secretariat Article XXIII 1. The Permanent Secretariat is the administrative organ of WAIPA and it shall consist of an Executive Director and as many administrative personnel as the Steering Committee may define. 2. The Executive Director, who shall lead the Permanent Secretariat, shall be proposed by the President and approved by the Steering Committee. Article XXIV The Executive Director shall have the functions of: a) assisting the Steering Committee in the carrying out of its work; daily management of WAIPA; b) preparing a draft of the annual report of activities prior to submission to the Steering Committee; c) presenting before the Steering Committee general proposals and specific projects in line with the objectives of WAIPA; d) presenting before the Steering Committee a Plan of Activities and the budget for the current and the following Calendar Year; e) abiding by and enforcing the observance of WAIPA Statutes; f) implementing the overall WAIPA strategy; g) developing strategic relationships for WAIPA; h) recruiting and managing WAIPA’s personnel according to the number established by the Steering Committee; i) requesting Members to second, to the benefit of WAIPA, Member’s own personnel to assist in specific projects on a temporary basis. j) ensuring members’ duty to fulfill their obligations with respect to WAIPA; k) performing such other duties as may be assigned to it by the Steering Committee. Article XXV The Permanent Secretariat shall be located at the headquarters of WAIPA. CHAPTER VII The Presidency and Vice-Presidencies Article XXVI 1. The President and Vice-Presidents are elected by the General Assembly among its Members by the majority of those present. 2. The President of WAIPA shall be responsible for: a) enforcing the observance of WAIPA Statutes, its rules, Terms of Reference as well as overall actions and decisions of the Steering Committee; b) presiding over the General Assembly and the Steering Committee, assuring the orderly carrying out of their assemblies and meetings; c) undersigning along with the Vice-Presidents the minutes of the General Assembly and depositing said minutes at the Permanent Secretariat where they may be consulted by any member; d) causing the Permanent Secretariat to distribute the Steering Committee minutes and undersigning a copy thereof along with the Vice-Presidents after circulation; e) defining the overall strategy in the conduct of WAIPA’s affairs and advising the Executive Director in the implementation of projects; f) conducting high-level institutional affairs to the benefit and in furtherance of WAIPA´s objectives; WAIPA Annual Report 2009 109 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 g) legally representing WAIPA on out-of-court matters as well as in litigation; h) requesting information or reports to specific commissions; i) authorizing the Executive Director to dismiss personnel; j) exercising the casting vote in the event of any equality of votes at any meetings. 3. The Vice-Presidencies shall support and advice the President in all of the above matters, and shall be also responsible for: a) substituting the President in the meetings, in the event of his absence; b) deciding, along with the President, the host of a WAIPA World Investment Conference, upon consultation of Directors of the Steering Committee; c) coordinating specific commissions that might be created by the Steering Committee. Article XXVII The Presidency and Vice-Presidency may be revoked by vote of 2/3 of the General Assembly, provided, however, that such vote be first proposed by a signed motion of at least 10 Members. The same session that revokes the Presidency must establish his successor amongst the Vice-Presidencies. In the case of revocation of a Vice- Presidency, the same session revoking this Vice-Presidency must indicate the successor thereof amongst the remaining Members of the SteeringCommittee. Article XXVIII Shall the Members holding the Presidency or the Vice-Presidencies resign: a) the successor to the Presidency shall be the one Vice-President which, in the judgment of the Steering Committee, is best suited to lead WAIPA; b) the successor to a Vice-Presidency shall be appointed by the remaining members of the Steering Committee. CHAPTER VIII The Consultative Committee Article XXIX 1. The General Assembly deems appropriate that WAIPA shall have a subsidiary body to be named the Consultative Committee, the members of which shall be appointed by the Steering Committee. 2. The Consultative Committee shall advice the Steering Committee in the implementation of the WAIPA Program, according to the consulting terms defined by the latter. 3. The Consultative Committee of WAIPA consists of: a) United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD); b) United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO); c) International Economic Development Council (IEDC); d) Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD); e) Foreign Investment Advisory Services (FIAS); f) Proinvest. CHAPTER IX Budget and Expenditure Article XXX The Permanent Secretariat shall prepare a budget for the administration of the affairs of WAIPA and shall submit it to the Steering Committee prior to the General Assembly for approval. WAIPA Annual Report 2009 111 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 Article XXXI The financial resources of WAIPA shall be made up of membership fees, third party financial support, voluntary donations, sponsorship fees, payments received for products or services rendered as well as of any other earnings or support not contrary to law. Article XXXII The Chairperson of the Steering Committee or any other person that may be appointed by the General Assembly may accept such voluntary donations as may be offered to WAIPA, provided that no condition contrary to the aims and interests of WAIPA is attached to such voluntary donations and the donation is disclosed immediately to the Members of the Steering Committee. CHAPTER X Dissolution of WAIPA Article XXXIII 1. Only a special General Assembly of Members which is called solely for this purpose shall decide about the dissolution of WAIPA. 2. The dissolution approval requires, at least, 3/4 of all Members. CHAPTER XI General Provisions Article XXXIV 1. A membership may be revoked by vote of 2/3 of all Members of WAIPA, provided, however, that such vote be first proposed by a signed motion of at least 20 Members. 2. The exclusion of a Member shall be deliberated by the General Assembly in a secret vote and after having listened to the justifications of the interested parties. Article XXXV The Association shall cooperate with governments, business organizations and other international bodies. In particular, it is intended that besides the specific relationship with the organizations referred to in Article XXIX 3, WAIPA shall establish working relations with other organizations in the United Nations system which have relevance to its objectives. Article XXXVI The working language of WAIPA shall be English. Other languages may be used if resources permit. Article XXXVII The liability of WAIPA shall be limited to the amount of its assets. The liability of WAIPA shall not extend to the personal liability of its officials. Article XXXVIII In the event that WAIPA is to be wound up, all assets shall be distributed among the members of WAIPA, proportionately to the payment of their subscription over the last three years to the Association, and shall be prorated accordingly. The proceedings shall be in accordance with the applicable laws and by the courts of the seat of WAIPA. Article XXXIX Any dispute between WAIPA and a Member or Associated Member, which is not settled amicably, shall be settled in accordance with the laws and by the courts of seat of the WAIPA. Article XL 1. Any question which may arise concerning the interpretation or application of these Statutes shall be decided by a vote of two-thirds of the Steering Committee. 2. If the Steering Committee fails to resolve such a question, the matter shall be submitted to the General Assembly, whose decision shall be final. WAIPA Annual Report 2009 113 WAIPA Annual Report 2009 Article XLI 1. These Statutes may be amended on the following conditions: a) A written request shall be made to the Permanent Secretariat by at least ten Members; b) The proposed amendment shall not be submitted to the General Assembly until all the Members have been duly notified of it, at least three months prior to the date of the meeting at which it is to be considered. 2. Any such proposed amendment shall be approved by a majority of two-thirds of the Members present at the General Assembly and entitled, as per these Statutes, to vote and who shall determine the date of its adoption. 3. These Statutes go into force and effect on January 1st, 2010. WAIPA Annual Report 2009 115 International Environment House 2 9, Chemin de Balexert, 1219 Châtelaine Geneva - Switzerland Phone: + 41 22 7972664 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Site: www.waipa.org