Everything is set for the 52nd General Assembly of ALIDE in Curaçao

  • Nearly 250 representatives of development banking in Latin America and the Caribbean will participate in person and virtually in the event.

May 17, 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.

The event seeks to promote the meeting and exchange between the development financial institutions of the Caribbean and Latin America in order to encourage integration between the two regions and strengthen the economy based on emerging technologies in a post-COVID 19 era.

On May 17, the Caribbean Seminar «Investment opportunities for the construction of a resilient economy in the Caribbean and cooperation with Latin American development banks» will be held as a previous event, which will be attended by the Minister of Economic Development of Curaçao Ruisandro Cijntje.

The seminar will address the issues related to the construction of sustainable infrastructures with the support of development financial institutions and digital currency as a solution to boost the market in the Caribbean region.

On May 18, the inaugural session of the 52nd General Assembly will take place, with the participation of the Prime Minister of Curaçao, Gilmar Pisas, the president of ALIDE, Carlos Linares, and the president of Korpodeko, Shurmel Elias.

In addition, the inaugural session will have a keynote presentation by Hyginus Leon, president of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), who, with his presence, contributes to strengthening the ties between Caribbean and Latin American development institutions.

It should be noted that the sessions will be held in a hybrid format, face-to-face and virtual, and will include the participation of nearly 250 representatives of the region’s development banks and other regions.

About ALIDE

ALIDE is the community of financial institutions that generates banking solutions for the development of Latin America and the Caribbean. Founded in 1968, its main objective is to contribute to the economic and social development of the region, through the good practices in development financing that it promotes among its associates, about 90 institutions with a presence in more than 20 Latin American countries and other regions of the world.

Contact

Andrea Villafranca
Communications Unit of ALIDE
Phone: +511-203-5520 |: Ext: 227
comunicaciones@alide.orgcomunicaciones2@alide.org
www.alide.org