Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat captures the entrepreneurship and sustainable development viewpoints by Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Tomas Hult is Professor and Byington Endowed Chair in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi of Kenya became Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD on September 1, 2013. Immediately prior, Kituyi was Chief Executive of the Kenya Institute of Governance, based in Nairobi. He served as Kenya's Minister of Trade and Industry from 2002 to 2007.
Developing entrepreneurship is a key element of strategies that support the attainment of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, particularly SDG9, to build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation. Mukhisa Kituyi provides the opening remarks to this World Investment Forum 2018 session on Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development – a high-level event, organized with the Global Entrepreneurship Network and i4Policy.