39 ALIDE General Assembly CURAÇAO 2009
 
CHANGES IN THE WORLD ECONOMY AND CHALLENGES FOR LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN DEVELOPMENT FINANCING
 
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Asociación Latinoamericana de Instituciones Financieras para el Desarrollo
Corporación para el Desarrollo de Curaçao (Korpodeko)
PROGRAM
Monday, May 18
This day will be spent on internal activities of ALIDE’s institutional bodies. The activities of the 39th General Assembly will start on Tuesday, May 19.
 
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Participant registration
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 36th Meeting of ALIDE National Coordinators
1:00 p.m. Luncheon in honor of the National Coordinators
6:00 p.m. Meeting of the ALIDE Executive Committee/Advisory Council
8:00 p.m. Dinner in honor of the Executive Committee and Advisory Council



Tuesday, May 19
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Participant registration
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Bilateral Meetings
9:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Preliminary Session
9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Opening Session
Addresses by:


  • 
Arthur Rosaria,
     Executive Director, Curaçao Development
     Corporation (Korpodeko)

  • 
Roberto Smith,
     President of ALIDE

  • 
Ersilia de Lannoy,
     Minister of Finance of the Netherlands Antilles

  • 
Eugene Rhuggenaath,
     Commissioner of Economic Affairs and Tourism of
     Curaçao
10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Presentation of the Core Topic:
Changes in the world economy and challenges for Latin American and Caribbean development banking

  • 
Gonzalo Rivas,
     President, Advisory Council of ALIDE
     Chile
10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Coffee break
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. First Plenary Session
Topic 1: The counter-cyclical role of development banks and the sustainability of trade and investment flows

  • Romy Calderon,
     Chief Economist, ALIDE, Presentation of the study of
     ALIDE on the topic.


Panelists:

  • 
Arnaldo Bocco,
     Director, Banco Central de la República Argentina

  • 
Etienne Ys,
     Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands Antilles

  • 
Enrique Nieto,
     Director, Nacional Financiera S.N.C. (NAFIN), México
Discussion
12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lunch at World Trade Center and presentation:
“Projects that will guarantee an economic stability in Curaçao” 
 

  • Eugene Rhuggenaath,
    Commisioner of Economic Affairs and Tourism of
    Curaçao
2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Special Topic:
Tourism: development policies and investment potential for Latin American and Caribbean economies

  • 
Oscar Espinosa Villarreal
     Former Secretary of Tourism of Mexico
3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Second Plenary Session
Topic 2: Fundraising for development and alternative financing sources

Speaker:

  • 
Compton Bourne
     President, Caribbean Development Bank


Panelists:

  • Luis Enrique Berrizbeitia,
    Executive Vice President, Andean Development
    Corporation (CAF)

  • 
Peter Yngwe,
    
President, Swedish Export Credit Corporation (SEK)
Discussion
4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The “Green Agenda”, by Banco Nacional do Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social, Brazil
7:30 p.m. Welcome Cocktail Party



Wednesday, May 20
9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Bilateral Meetings
9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Session on Institutional Matters
  • Annual Report and Balance Sheet for 2008
  • ALIDE Awards 2009 “ Best practices in development
     banking”
  • 2009-2010 Working Program and Budget for 2009
  • Site of the ALIDE General Assembly in 2010
  • Others
10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Coffee break
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Meetings of the ALIDE Technical Committees
  • Agricultural and Rural Financing
  • SME Financing
  • Resources, Investments and Infrastructure
  • Financing and Development of Tourism
12:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lunch at World Trade Center and presentation:
“Curaçao, the tourism success story”
2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Third Plenary Session
Topic 3: Development banking innovation experiences to support the production and social sectors in coping with the global financial crisis

Speaker:

  • 
Luis Baba Nakao
    International Expert - Perú


Panelists:

  • Cristian Palma,
     Director, Finance Intermediation Corporación de
     Fomento de la Producción (CORFO), Chile

  • Rodrigo Sánchez Mújica,
     Director General, Fideicomisos Instituidos en
     Relación con la Agricultura (FIRA) - Banco de
     México

  • Fernando Esmeral,
     Vice President-Commercial, Banco de Comercio
     Exterior de Colombia (BANCOLDEX)
  Discussion
5:00 p.m. Closing Session
5:30 p.m. Closing Cocktail Party
 
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