The 53rd ALIDE General Assembly ended with the Declaration of San Pedro Sula
- During the closing ceremony, it was announced that the next venue for the General Assembly will be in Fortaleza, Brazil.
June 2, 2023- The 53rd General Assembly of the Latin American Association of Development Financing Institutions (ALIDE), held with the support of Banco Hondureño para la Producción y la Vivienda (BANHPROVI), ended with the reading of the Declaration of San Pedro Sula.
The document reaffirmed the commitment of ALIDE and its members to sustainable economic growth, support for rural, agriculture and sustainable food systems development, clean energy transition, reduction of poverty and inequality.
It should be noted that the document recognizes the importance of joint work to lead the way towards sustainable development in the region, through the integration of environmental, social and governance criteria in the actions of ALIDE member institutions.
The closing session continued with the speech from the president of ALIDE, Luis Antonio Ramírez, who thanked the development banks for their participation and stressed that efforts must be redoubled to build new financial strategies for trade integration and cooperation alliances in the region.
In addition, the Minister of Agriculture and Livestock of Honduras, Laura Suazo, stressed that the assembly was of great help to Honduras and made it possible to learn about the actions of the Latin American and Caribbean countries.
Brasil, venue of the 54° General Assembly
During the closing session it was announced that the 54th General Assembly will be held in the city of Fortaleza, Brazil. ALIDE will organize the event in 2024 with the collaboration of Banco Do Nordeste and with the support of Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social (BNDES).
ALIDE is the community of financial institutions that produce banking solutions for Latin American and Caribbean development. Founded in 1968, its main purpose is to contribute to the region’s economic and social development by promoting the use of good development finance practices among its members. It is comprised of more than 80 member institutions operating in over 20 countries of Latin America and other regions of the world.