The IDB will hold its Annual Assembly in Barranquilla
Leaders from the 48 member countries will discuss the current pandemic and financial recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean
The Inter-American Development Bank will hold its Annual Assembly from March 17 to 21. At the virtual meeting, economic and financial leaders from the 48 member countries and the private sector will discuss the current pandemic and economic recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The virtual event is the 61st Annual Meeting of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank and the 35th Annual Meeting of Governors of the IDB Invest (whose legal name is Inter-American Investment Corporation). The Board of Governors is the Bank's top policy-making authority. Most of its current members are ministers of finance and economics.
It is the first annual meeting since 2019. The IDB Group will discuss its priorities and opportunities for recovery and sustainable growth in the region. The meeting will be held in Barranquilla, Colombia, in a virtual format that will allow the IDB Group to highlight the work of that country and other countries in the region.
During the event, the IDB will present its annual macroeconomic assessment of the region and will include several virtual seminars focused on the response and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, integration and regional value chains, climate change and resilience, employment. Digital, a renewed view of gender in the work of the IDB, a combination of investors and suppliers from global private sector value chains and opportunities in the creative economy.
The meeting is an opportunity to learn about the important role of the IDB Group as a leader in the recovery and development of Latin America and the Caribbean.