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Opportunities in Nepal – Focus on Infrastructure, Energy & Tourism

Opportunities in Nepal – Focus on Infrastructure, Energy & Tourism

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Join us for a round table discussion with Dr Khatiwada, Nepal Finance Minister and the CEO of the Investment Board of Nepal, Mr Maha Prasad Adhikari as they share economic updates and information on business opportunities for UK Business in Nepal with a focus on a range of sectors including; Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism.

Opportunities for UK Plc in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Opportunities for UK Plc in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

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Department for International Trade Eastern Europe and Central Asia network representatives:

Jane Grady, Deputy Trade Commissioner for Eastern Europe and Central Asia region and Head of Director for Trade & Investment, Turkey
John Lindfield, Counsellor, Director for Trade & Investment, Russia
Edmund Marler, Director for Trade & Investment, Kazakhstan
Cathy Cottrell, 1st Secretary Energy Policy and Head of Commercial Section, Ukraine
Steve Smith, Head, Energy, Trade & Investment, Azerbaijan

Roundtable with Martyn Warr OBE, Consul General to Kurdistan

Roundtable with Martyn Warr OBE, Consul General to Kurdistan

Martyn Warr OBE, Consul General to Kurdistan

Our guest speaker Martyn Warr OBE will brief us on the current situation in the Kurdistan Region, and will provide economic and political updates as well as potential opportunities for UK Business in Kurdistan.

The UK & Africa’s evolving partnership: the opportunities for greater mutual prosperity

The UK & Africa’s evolving partnership: the opportunities for greater mutual prosperity

Harriett Baldwin MP, Minister of State for Africa at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Minister of State for International Development

Harriett Baldwin was appointed Minister of State for Africa at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Minister of State at the Department for International Development on 9 January 2018.  Her previous brief was Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of Defence from July 2016 to January 2018.

Western Balkans: Growing Opportunities for UK Business – 2019 Outlook

Western Balkans: Growing Opportunities for UK Business – 2019 Outlook

Paul Irby, Director of Corporate Finance at King & Shaxson Limited
Jonathan Mitchell, Ex Diplomat and Regional Consultant, Kosovo and Macedonia
Anthony Monckton, Chief Operating Officer, ViennEast
Jadranka Dervisevic Kitaric, Head of the British Serbian Business Club
Michael English, General Secretary, British Croatian Business Club

The Balkans is a region with opportunities for UK Business, although not a region we have focused on in the past, with increasing UK government support it’s a region worth exploring – we hope you can join us. 

International Women's Day Event

International Women's Day Event

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Following on from the success of our first International Women’s Day celebration from last year, we’re proud to mark the occasion with a drinks reception on 6th March. This year, we will work in with our associate art gallery, D Contemporary to host an exhibition by Kazakh, Uzbek, Kyrgyz and Tajik artists to mark this occasion.

No Deal Preparations at DFID

No Deal Preparations at DFID

Chris Carter, DFID Deputy Head Europe Department and EU Exit Team Leader, DFID

DFID have reiterated that they are working to ensure continuity in their trading arrangements with developing countries; looking at the impact on overseas networks and Territories; and providing financial assurance to UK development organisations. Join us as Chris Carter, DFID Deputy Head Europe Department and EU Exit Team Leader provides an update on DFID’s preparations for a No Deal Brexit scenario and its impact on suppliers.

UK Trade Mission to Kyrgyzstan

UK Trade Mission to Kyrgyzstan

Join our third UK Trade Mission to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. It is an early transition country with significant Investment needs in professional services, information technology, renewable energy, education, infrastructure, tourism, mining and agribusiness sectors.

ADB Mission - ADB Business Opportunities Fair 2019

ADB Mission - ADB Business Opportunities Fair 2019

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The 2019 ADB Business Opportunities Fair

The UK Department for International Trade, in partnership with British Expertise International, is organising a business mission to Manila leading up to the annual ADB Business Opportunities Fair. The Mission will be from 24 to 29 March 2019 and we hope you can join us.

British Expertise International Awards 2019

British Expertise International Awards 2019

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Recognising and celebrating outstanding international achievements by companies in the UK professional services sector.

DFID Global Funds Department Update

DFID Global Funds Department Update

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Join us as DFID’s deputy Head of the Global Funds Unit, Niall Fry provides an update on the work of the Global Funds Unit and some of the opportunities for UK