Dear members,

We would like to inform you that a new Steering Committee will be elected this autumn during the World Investment Conference for the 2021-2023 term. Therefore, we hereby invite all our members who are interested to raise their candidacies and to send us their official candidacy letter.

The WAIPA Steering Committee consists of the following positions:

– Presidency

– Two Vice-Presidencies

– Regional Directorships for

  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Middle East and North Africa
  • Central Asia
  • South Asia
  • East Asia and South-East Asia
  • Oceania
  • European Union
  • Eastern Europe
  • North America
  • Central America and the Caribbean
  • South America

The positions are open for candidacies with conditions and deadlines as instructed in the WAIPA Statutes . According to the Statutes Chapter IV Article XIII/2 candidacies shall be postmarked at least 60 days prior to the General Assembly in which the elections are to take place, namely by 17 August 2021. The effective candidacy for each post must be supported by a Candidacy letter, duly executed by the authorized representative in accordance with the candidate-member’s institutional documents and send to the WAIPA Permanent Secretariat in soft and hard copy to the following addresses:

Soft copy: Mr. Bostjan Skalar, Executive Director, [email protected]

Hard copy:
World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA)

Maison Internationale de l’Environnement 2 (MIE2),

Chemin de Balexert 9, 1219 Châtelaine,


If you are interested to learn more about the functions, requirements and mandate of the Steering Committee please refer to Chapter V (p.7-10) and Chapter VII (p.12-14) of the WAIPA Statutes.