The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and IDB Invest will hold their 2023 Annual Meeting in Panama on March 16-19. Economic and financial leaders from their 48 member countries and the private sector will discuss development challenges and opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean, ranging from tackling climate change to ensuring equitable and sustainable growth.
The meeting will take place in the Panama Convention Center.
The event is the 63rd annual meeting of the Board of Governors of the IDB and the 37th annual meeting of the Board of Governors of IDB Invest, which works with the region’s private sector.
The IDB and IDB Invest Boards of Governors are the IDB Group’s top decision-making bodies, comprising finance and economy ministers and other leading officials.
In Panama, the Governors will discuss ways the IDB Group can enhance its role for Latin America and the Caribbean, as the region’s leading provider of development financing and knowledge.
The event will include seminars on priority topics and will feature the release of the IDB’s annual macroeconomic assessment of the region. Discussion topics include poverty and inequality; the climate crisis and a green transition; biodiversity; gender; diversity and inclusion; sustainable and inclusive infrastructure; and regional integration.
Members of the news media may register for the event before March 9, 2023. Only registered, onsite media will receive information about press conferences and other media availabilities.
More information will be available on the Annual Meeting website.
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About IDB Invest
IDB Invest, a member of the IDB Group, is a multilateral development bank committed to promoting the economic development of its member countries in Latin America and the Caribbean through the private sector. IDB Invest finances sustainable companies and projects to achieve financial results and maximize economic, social, and environmental development in the region. With a portfolio of $15.3 billion in asset management and 375 clients in 25 countries, IDB Invest provides innovative financial solutions and advisory services that meet the needs of its clients in a variety of industries.