Mr. Ismail Ersahin, CEO and Executive Director, WAIPA shared his insights on the need to create ideal IPAs for which capacity building and having a strong foundational team is crucial. He spoke about how we must aim to harmonize the experiences from IPAs, while simultaneously ensuring that there is sufficient interaction with the private sector during his address at Thematic Session 5: Private sector engagement and regional integration, Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) Global Forum: Learning from country experiences at World Trade Organization Public Forum, Geneva Switzerland on 12th September 2023.