Presidency of the
Council of Ministers
Within the framework of the EUROMED Migration III project, a third migration and development workshop took place in Frankfurt on Private Sector Development Through Migration. The conference covered over a week the best practices for migrant engagement in private sector development.IDAL’s participation revolved around knowledge sharing of best practices in Lebanon in that regard.
Topics covered included; Identification of the Types of Migrant Entrepreneurship/ Business Development, Policy Options for Migrant Engagement in Private Sector Development, Assessment of Current Programmes and Support for Migrant Entrepreneurs, Identification of the Development and Needs of the Private Sector, among others.
We have partnered with Berytech, Beirut Creative Cluster and Anima Investment Network to bring to Beirut a cross-border innovative business event offering a unique concentration of SMEs and international groups, start-ups, entrepreneurs & diaspora talents, innovation clusters and investors with a specific focus on Euro-Mediterranean relations.
The EuroMed Business Opportunities Roadshow gave the participants the chance to Pitch partnership offers and requests & connect to potential business partners, discuss concrete collaboration opportunities during individual meetings, get investment advices from experienced international investors/angels, connect to the VC community and maximise co-investment opportunities, and access international markets through soft-landing initiatives.
IDAL participated at the event through a panel on Business Opportunities in EuroMed along with key players from Europe, Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia.
In the framework of the Lebanese Economic Forum, heads and representatives of Arab investment development authorities participating in the forum held a meeting at IDAL’s headquarters to tackle the activities and key missions of investment development authorities, as well as ways to increase Arab investment rates in Lebanon and attract foreign investments.
IDAL was one of the main organizers at this year’s Lebanon Economic Forum along with Al Iktissad Wal Aamal. We took part in a panel on Challenges of the Transitional Phase in the region through an intervention by Chairman Nabil Itani.
The forum, which was under the patronage and presence of the President of the Republic, also included a keynote speech by Mr.Itani at the inauguration, through which he highlighted the importance of IPAs working together to increase FDI inflows to Lebanon and the region.