Dear ALIDE Members,

Our member institution in Brazil BNDES requested us to kindly divulgate among all ALIDE members the invitation to the event “Disruptive Technologies for Financial and Government Services”, jointly organized by BNDES, ITU and Fundaçao Getúlio Vargas, to be held from January 14th to 17th, 2019 at BNDES Headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Please find below the invitation and the preliminary agenda attached.



Dear Sir,

In partnership with International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Fundaçao Getúlio Vargas, BNDES is organizing the event Disruptive Technologies for Financial and Government Services. This summit will be held from January 14th to 17th 2019, at BNDES’ headquarters, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and will occur simultaneously to two side-events, as described below.

On January 14th, the side-event Blockchain for Development is focused on how distributed ledger and blockchain technologies can be used to create better financial and public services with a special attention to increase transparency and data integrity.

On January 15th, the side-event Digitalization in Development Finance Institutions, co-organized with the International Development Finance Club (IDFC), will gather IDFC members and other invited DFls to exchange best practices on digitalization process and discuss ongoing cooperation.

We will be delighted to learn more from other Latin American DFls experience in this field. In this regard, we are very pleased to invite ALIDE members to take part in the event. Please, find enclosed herewith a preliminary agenda of the same.

l take this opportunity to appoint Mrs. Vivian Machado S. C. Pereira, Manager for International Organizations ( / phone: +55 21 2052 6335), as the liaison officer who you may contact for any additional information you may need.

l am looking forward to meeting you soon,

Practical Information
Blockchain for Development
Concept Note
Meeting Announcement

Yours sincerely,
Leonardo Botelho Ferreira
Head of Department Financial Division