IMPORTANT NOTICE TO WAIPA MEMBERS

All Regional Directorships, both Vice-Presidencies and the Presidency of WAIPA are subject to renewal at elections to be held in conjunction with the 20th WAIPA Annual World Investment Conference, scheduled for June 15-17, 2015, Palazzo Lombardia – Milano.

To nominate a candidate for any post (including incumbent officers), a candidacy letter must be sent to the address below by post-office or courier service by no later than April 15, 2015:

WAIPA – World Trade Center, Building A2 
12th Floor, No 373 Yesilkoy
Istanbul, Turkey 

A senior-level representative from each candidate Member – shall be given three minutes to briefly present its candidacy for the regional seat. Similarly, each MEMBER nominated for the Vice-Presidencies and the Presidency, shall be given a three to five minutes to introduce its representative and his/her ideas for the post prior to the vote-taking.

If no Member has presented itself for a particular post by April 15, 2015, then at the discretion of the current directorate, nominations may be taken at [WIC15] to avoid vacant seats during the upcoming term.

We look forward to receiving Candidacy Letters and hope that this courtesy notice will give interested Members ample time to consider nominating themselves for their respective Regional Directorships and qualified representatives for the other offices.

We look forward to seeing as much of our Members as possible at [WIC15].

WAIPA Permanent Secretariat