Macedonia – The Most Competitive European Business Destination

Washington, DC. November 14, 2011

Draft Agenda

Forum (4:00pm-6:00pm)


Zoran Jolevski, Ambassador of Macedonia to the United States 

- Welcome

Bill Pavleski, Minister for Foreign Investments

- Why Macedonia

Visar Fida, CEO, Invest Macedonia

- Opportunities for Trade and Investment in Macedonia

Ambassador Terry Miller, Director, Center for International Trade & Economics, The Heritage Foundation

- Macedonia in the Heritage Foundation’s 2011 Economic Freedom Index

Zeljko Bogetic, Lead Economist, World Bank

- Macedonia in the World Bank’s Doing Business 2012 Report

Mark Stuckart, Special Assistant, Product and Business Development, Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Investment in Macedonia - OPIC's View 



Reception (6:00pm-7:00pm)


Concert "Thanks from the Macedonian to the American People"