The Latin American Association of Development Financing Institutions (ALIDE) organized the 52nd Ordinary Meeting of ALIDE General Assembly, the annual summit of the Development Bank of Latin America and the Caribbean, bringing together 265 representatives of the development finance community, both public and private.

This year, the General Assembly was held in Willemstad, Curaçao, in a hybrid format that allowed face-to-face and virtual attendance for the first time. The purpose of the event was to analyze the role of “Innovative technologies and digitization to promote Latin American and Caribbean development (LAC): finance for development” focusing on actions developed and implemented by development banks in the productive sectors and SMEs, financing for gender equity and sustainable development.

Representatives of 21 countries from Latin America and the Caribbean, 9 extra-regional countries and 17 international agencies met at the 52 General Assembly.

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Tuesday, May 17

Special Caribbean Seminar: Investment opportunities for building a resilient economy
in the Caribbean and the cooperation between DFI’s of the Caribbean and Latin America

Opening Session

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Edgardo Alvarez

Secretary General of ALIDE

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Chesron Isidora

CEO of Korpodeko

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Ruisandro Cijntje

Minister for Economic Development of Curaçao

Presentation: Investment Oppotunities for Building a Resilient Economy in the Caribean
and the Cooperation between Caribbean and Latin American DFI’s

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Frank Comito

President, Caribbean Hotels and Tourism Association

Presentation

Panel: Building the sustainable Caribbean infrastructure
we desire with the support of DFI

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Moderator:
Steven Coutinho

International Expert in Finance

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Alexandra Almeida

Senior Loan Officer for operations in LAC, European
Investment Bank (BEI)

Presentation

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Dirk Jan de Graaff

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Darick Jonis

 CEO of Aqualectra

Panel: Can DFI be the Is regional digital currency Market, Crypto or Fintech a solution for the
Caribbean

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Moderator:
Oswin M. Eleonora

Chairman of ZINICA Group

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Daniel Coheur

Commercial Director of Tokeny

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Francisco Manzanares

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Fernando Martinez

Director General of OSL

Wednesday, May 18

Opening Session

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Carlos Linares

President of ALIDE

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Shurmel Elias

President of Korpodeko

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Gilmar Pisas

Prime Minister of Curaçao

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Ruisandro Cijntje

Minister for Economic Development of Curaçao

Keynote Presentation

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Hyginus Leon

First Plenary Session: Opportunities for LAC in an Emerging Technology-Based Economy

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Session Chairman:
Emiliano R. Fernández

Presentation

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Edgar Pérez

 International expert, technology and finance

Speech | Presentation

Panelists

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Ivan Cornejo

Director of International Financial Organizations, NAFIN

Presentation

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Claudia Arce

 Director for Latin America and the Caribbean,  KfW

Presentation

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Lukas Wellen

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Ricardo Rivera

Head of the Department of Intensive Industries in Technology and
Connectivity  The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES)

Presentation

Presentation: Financing infrastructure through PPPs – PPPs Group
Work Plan 2022-2025

(Workshop organized with the collaboration of the Inter-American Development Bank -IDB)

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Juan Martínez Alvarez

Coordinator of the Regional Group of PPPs ALIDE-IDB

Presentation

Presentación: Watershed development as a tool for sustainable climate proofing

Panel: Climate Risk Management for National Development Banks: from Climate Risk
“Heatmaps” to resilient investments

(Workshop organized with the collaboration of the Inter-American Development Bank -IDB)

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Gianleo Frisari

 Senior Economic Specialist, IDB

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Caroline Fouvet

 Project Manager, WTW

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Alvaro Linares

Expert in Analytics, Climate and Physical Risks, WTW

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Mariana Paula Pereda

Panel: Opportunities and Challenges for the financial inclusion of women-led business
in Latin America and The Caribbean

(Workshop organized with the collaboration of the Inter-American Development Bank -IDB)

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Moderator:
Mariana Martinez

Regional Leader, FinEquity ALC

Presentation: IDB publication "Best practices for financing
women’s MSMEs in Latin America and the Caribbean"

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Cristina López

Consultant on Gender and Financial Inclusion

Presentation

Panelist

Thursday, May 19

Session on Subnational Bank Alliance: The role of Subnational Development Banks in enhancing the implementation
of the urban transport strategy of the Green Climate Fund in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Moderator:
Mélissa Kerim-Dikeni

 Senior Programme Manager, FMDV

Welcoming and opening remarks

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Edgardo Alvarez

Secretary General of ALIDE

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Émilie Maehara

Deputy Executive Director, FMDV

Presentation: The Alliance of SBDs in LAC and the objectives of the workshop

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Arturo Ardila-Gomez

 Global Lead Urban Mobility & Lead Transport Economist, World Bank 

Keynote speech

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Naresh Pradhan

Senior Transport Specialist, Division of Mitigation and
Adaptation, Green Climate Fund (GCF)

Panel 1: Supporting SDBs’ capacities to access and channel climate funds to the subnational level

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Delia Sanchez Castillo

Directora de Planeación y Evaluación, Banobras

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Ronny Suárez

 Project Manager, ALIDE

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Jone Orbea

Team Lead, UNEP ROLAC

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Andrea Fernández

Managing Director Climate Finance, Knowledge and Partnership, C40

Panel 2: Fostering partnerships to strengthen public & private financial intermediation at
national and local levels

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Francisco Demichelis

Senior Specialist, Connectivity, Markets and Finance Division,  Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

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Valerie Isaac

 Coordinator of the Environmental Sustainability Unit, Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)

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Miguel Mendez

Head of Partnerships and International Cooperation Department, Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI)

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Cesar Vargas

Special Session: Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Market Initiative (ILACC)

Opening

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Carlos Linares

President of ALIDE

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Jorge Arbache

Vicepresident, Private Sector, CAF – Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina

Presentation of the ILACC

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Gladis Genua

Director ILACC – CAF

Presentation

Presentation of the CAF Technical Note on the Diagnosis of the Market for Carbon Credits
in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Emilio Lebre La Rovere

 Director of the Center for Climate of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Presentation

Discussion Panel

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Moderator:
Federico Vignati

Principal Executive CAF

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Verónica Gonzalez

Carbon Market Coordinator, Ministry of Environment of Panama

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Maria Alejandra Cantuarias

Amazon Forest Market Director, BAM 

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Natalia Arango

CCO de CERCARBONO

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Daniel Galván

 Technical Officer UNFCCC, United Nations

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Bruno Laskoswky

Director of Capital Markets, BNDES

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Frédéric Perron-Welch

Climate Law and Policy Expert, UNRISD

Reading and signing of the Minutes of the First ILACC Forum

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Nelson Larrea

Senior Executive in Private Sector Technical Analysis and Evaluation, CAF

Second Plenary Session: Digitalization and Transformation of Finance and of the Development Banking System

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Moderator:
Juan Carlos Pérez

 Director for Latin America, S & P Global Market Intelligence

Presentation

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Jean-Sébastien Charest

Vicepresident and Lead Digital Transformation, Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)

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Sandra Péloquin

Director of International Relations, Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)

Panelist

Friday, May 20

Special Conference: How to confront de-risking or de-banking in Small Economies?

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Giorgio Trettenero

Secretary General, of FELABAN

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Amalin L.A.C. Flanegin

Manager Division, Supervision and Enforcement, Central Bank of Aruba

Presentation

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Susan Wong

Central Bank of Curacao & Sint Maarten

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Session on Institutional Matters

ALIDE Prizes 2022

PAM

Good Practices in Development Banking

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Bank of the Year

Third Plenary Session: Investments in resilient infrastructure and development of intelligent territories – smart cities

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Session Chairman:
Henrique Pissaia

FONPLATA-Development Bank

Presentation

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Rosario Casero

Director General of Business, Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO)

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Francisco Demichelis

Senior Specialist, Connectivity, Markets and Finance Division, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

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Darick Jonis

Session: Financing for development and the transition to a green and climate resilient economy

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Moderator:
Jessica Jacob

Opening

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Francisco Manzanares

 Co-CEO of ClimateCoin

First panel

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Adama Mariko

Secretary General of FiCS, Agence Francaise de Développement (AFD)

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Daniel Best

Director of Projects, Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)

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Miguel Mendez

Head of Partnerships and International Cooperation Department, Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI)

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Kristin Lang

Head of Division Latin America and the Caribbean, European Investment Bank (EIB)

Second panel

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Lorena Sánchez

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Rafael Guerrero

Deputy Director of Water and Environment, Banobras

Presentation: Development Banking Platform and Digital Tools – Latin America and the Caribbean

(Workshop organized with the collaboration of the Inter-American Development Bank - IDB)

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Daniel Titelman

Director of the Economic Development Division, ECLAC

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María del Carmen Fernandez

Leader Specialis, IDB

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Pau Puig

Specialist in Telecommunications, IDB

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Andrea Azeredo

Advisor to the Concessions Officer de BNDES

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Roberto Camarena

Project Institutional Relations Manager, Banobras

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Press releases

Everything is set for the 52nd General Assembly of ALIDE in Curaçao
May, 2022.-
The Latin American Association of Development Financing Institutions (ALIDE) and the Curaçao Development Corporation (Korpodeko) completed preparations to celebrate the 52nd General Assembly of ALIDE that will take place at the Hotel Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort in Willemstad, from May 17 to 20. 
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ALIDE’s Fifty-second General Assembly is inaugurated in Curacao
May, 2022.-
The Fifty-second General Assembly of ALIDE organized by the Latin American Association of Development Financing Institutions (ALIDE)  and the  Curaçao Development Corporation (Korpodeko), was inaugurated in Willemstad as a hybrid event. This allowed for the in-person and virtual participation of over 200 representatives of Latin American and Caribbean development banks and interested parties. More information

The ALIDE 2022 prizes are awarded in Curacao
May, 2022.-
The ALIDE 2022 prizes recognizing and promoting innovation and good practices among development financing institutions were awarded at the Fifty-second General Assembly of the Latin American Association of Development Financing Institutions (ALIDE),  held in Curaçao with the support of the Curaçao Development Corporation (Korpodeko).
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Fifty-second ALIDE General Assembly culminates with the Declaration of Curacao
May, 2022.-
The fifty-second General Assembly of the Latin American Association of Development Financing Institutions (ALIDE),  held in Curaçao with the backing of the Curaçao Development Corporation (Korpodeko) came to a close after four days of activities. 
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