OACPS Sub-Committee Vice Chair Leads Business Diplomacy Awareness Webinar, Advancing SDG-Centric Investments

Embassy of The Bahamas, Brussels
Brussels, Belgium
December 2023

Press Release

The Vice Chair of the OACPS Sub-Committee on Investment and Private Sector spearheaded a Business Diplomacy Awareness Webinar, uniting partners to drive SDG-aligned investments and foster international cooperation.

In a momentous stride towards fostering Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through investments, H.E. Cheryl Bazard KC in her role as Vice Chair of the OACPS (Organisation of African, Caribbean, and Pacific States) Sub-Committee on Investment and Private Sector took the helm, steering and delivering impactful remarks at the Business Diplomacy Awareness Webinar. This dynamic session, curated to harness the diplomatic networks within African, Caribbean, and Pacific nations, is centered on catalyzing SDG-aligned investments for sustainable socio-economic advancement.

Amidst insightful discussions and collaborative efforts, esteemed partners including the EU (European Union), UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development), and UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) amplified the webinar’s effectiveness, enriching the discourse with strategic perspectives and actionable insights.

The session emphasised the imperative role of business diplomacy in fostering international cooperation, enabling conducive environments for investment, and driving inclusive economic growth aligned with the SDGs.

The collaborative efforts underscored the commitment to leveraging diplomatic channels to create an enabling environment for investments, bolstering the OACPS’s commitment to sustainable development and economic prosperity.

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