Prime Minister Browne in Europe for Conferences & Meetings
Tuesday 22nd January, 2019-Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne is in Davos, Switzerland this week where he will participate in a series of meetings and high level panel discussions on citizenship and investment.
Prime Minister Browne was expected to meet today with principals of Henley and Partners, the organisers of the multi-stakeholder dialogues in Davos. He will also meet with Dr. Khalid Koser, a founding Executive Director of the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund, a public-private partnership dedicated to preventing violent extremism. He is also Professor of Conflict, Peace and Security at the University of Maastricht, as well as non-resident fellow at the Brookings Institution, Chatham House, and the Lowy Institute.
The country’s leader will also meet with the Deputy Prime Minister of Kazhakstan, Governor of the Astana International Financial Centre, and Professor Edward Scicluna, Minister of Finance of Malta.
On Wednesday, Prime Minister Browne will speak at a number of multi-stakeholder dialogues and a Panel discussion on Global Citizenship, Blockchain and Digital Government which will see insights from public and private sector pioneers on how governments can create economic freedom and security by harnessing investment migration options.
At the Global Citizenship, Blockchain, and Digital Government panel, Prime Minister Browne along with senior government officials, renowned academics, highly experienced industry experts, and top-tier financial business media will examine how the Fourth Industrial Revolution’s digital technologies are transforming governments and citizenship. The panel will discuss the obligations for global citizens and their societies to create a sustainable legacy of greater sovereignty and cooperation.
Prime Minister Browne will also speak at a panel on Investment Migration: Sovereign Equity instead of Sovereign Debt – Paradigm Shift for Governments and Global Citizens.
During his Budget Statement last Thursday, Prime Minister Browne outlined that his government intends to achieve the 5.1 percent growth in the economy predicted by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank by promoting Investment, including the Citizenship by Investment Programme, and economic diversification.