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Riinvest Conference 2017

Activating the sources of economic growth

Riinvest Institute has the pleasure to invite you to the fourth International Conference "Activating the Sources of Economic Growth: Tackling the challenges of re (industrialization in Kosovo"; which will be held on May 15, 2017, from 10:00h, in Swiss Diamond Hotel, Prishtine.

The conference is organized to commemorate the 22nd anniversary of Riinvest Institute’s foundation.

In this conference, for the first time will be presented the latest cooperation between Riinvest Institute (Riinvest) and the Ministry of Finance (MF), by providing the first edition of the first summary document of economic situation (rrjedhave) in the country, “Macroeconomic Bulletin 1/2017”. This document, as a joint publication of Riinvest and MF, will be presented in quarterly basis in Kosovo.

Also, the latest publication of Riinvest Institute “Business Climate in Kosovo 2016”, will be presented as an introductory part of the discussion.

In the afternoon session, scholarly papers of international authors will be presented.

 

AGENDA

 

9:30-10:00 Registration of the participants

10:00-10:05 Opening remarks
Alban Hashani, RESEARCH DIRECTOR, RIINVEST INSTITUTE

10:05-10:15 Keynote speech
Isa Mustafa, CARETAKER PRIME MINISTER OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOSOVO
MORNING SESSION

10:15-10:25 Presentation: “Macroeconomic Bulletin 1/2017”
Avdullah Hoti, CARETAKER MINISTER OF FINANCE
Alban Hashani, RIINVEST INSTITUTE

10:25-10:35 Presentation of the Report: “Business Climate in Kosovo 2016”
Visar Vokrri, RIINVEST INSTITUTE

10:35-11:30 Discussion Panel

MODERATOR:
Alban Hashani, RESEARCH DIRECTOR, RIINVEST INSTITUTE

PANELISTS:
Hajredin Kuçi – CARETAKER DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER OF KOSOVO
Marco Mantovanelli – COUNTRY MANAGER FOR KOSOVO, WORLD BANK.
Ruud Vermeulen – PRESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE, INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND.
Avdullah Hoti - CARETAKER MINISTER, MINISTRY OF FINANCE.
Mr. Muhamet Mustafa – PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS
Hykmete Bajrami – CARETAKER MINISTER, MINISTRY OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY.
Petrit Gashi – CHAIRMAN AND DIRECTOR, PRIVATIZATION AGENCY OF KOSOVO.

11:30 Open Discussion

12:00 Lunch

AFTERNOON SESSION

14:00-17:00 Presentation of academic papers

Arben Mustafa & Valentin Toçi
Alban Zogaj
Angela Lawrence
Florin Aliu & Ndrec Musolli
Polina Ananchenkova
Santiago Issa

17:00 Conclusions and final remark of the conference

 

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