Panel 2: Industrial park management models and social inclusion

In order to ensure a socially inclusive approach, it is important to ensure social inclusiveness indicators in the IPs to be developed. This session highlights the different management models of IPs as well as social inclusion as a key aspect of IP development. In addition it discusses the challenges and opportunities of the different management models within a given political context.


SGHIR Meryem

Industrial Development Officer, Department of Agri-Business
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Meryem Sghir is an Industrial Development Officer at UNIDO’s Department of Agri-business. She has over 10 years of professional experience in the field of technical cooperation, leading the conceptualization, formulation and implementation of technical cooperation projects in the area of agribusiness. Meryem supports UNIDO’s Division of Food system... Read More


Claudia Ileava Avila Connelly assumed the position of General Director of the Mexican Association of Industrial Parks (AMPIP) in 2005. She holds a degree in International Relations from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. She... Read More



Strategic Advisor and Innovation Consultant
GcM Consulting Srl

Arvea Marieni is a Principal Consultant at GcM Consulting Srl since 2013. As a renowned expert in the field of innovation, she specialised in environmental technologies with the focus on China-Europe cooperation. As a keynote speaker at industry conferences, she is contributing regularly to media outlets. Her work has been featured by e.g.China Dai... Read More


Petar Ostojic is a Mechanical Engineer from Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (Chile) and holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA). He specialized in innovation and entrepreneurship courses at Columbia Business School in New York, Stanford Graduate School of Business in California and... Read More



Green Innovation Officer, Kawasaki City

Manager (Green Innovation), International Economic Affairs Office, Economic and Labor Affairs Bureau, Kawasaki-city. Takahiro Fukahori has a Master of Science in Environmental Studies from Ohio University, US. He has worked as an officer of Kawasaki- city, Japan, and been involved in environmental administration of the city for about 20 years. In 2... Read More


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