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Oct 1, 2014

Colombian Finance Minister and IDB President to Open Meeting of Finance Ministers of the Americas and the Caribbean

Colombian Minister of Finance Mauricio Cárdenas will chair the Sixth Meeting of Finance Ministers of the Americas and the Caribbean at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) on Oct. 8. 

Minister Cárdenas and IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno will deliver opening remarks on maintaining stability and social progress in an uncertain macroeconomic environment and on forging greater regional integration. Their remarks will be open to registered members of the media. 

The proceedings of the remainder of the meeting will be closed to the public. However, at 12:45 p.m. Minister Cárdenas will hold a news conference, also at the IDB, to share the results of the meeting. 

WHAT: Sixth Meeting of Finance Ministers of the Americas and the Caribbean 

WHEN:  Wednesday, October 8

Opening Remarks – 9-9:15 a.m. EDT** 

**NOTE: Journalists must arrive at the IDB between 8 and 8:30 a.m. to clear security. Cameras are allowed, but should arrive by 8:15 a.m.. Entrance will not be permitted after 8:30 a.m..** 

Press Conference – 12:45-1:15 p.m. EDT** 

**NOTE: Journalists must arrive at the IDB between 11:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. to clear security. Cameras are allowed, but should arrive by 12 p.m. Entrance will not be permitted after 12:15 p.m.** 

WHERE: Inter-American Development Bank 

Media should enter at 1330 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 

Media interested in covering this event should register with Mildred Rivera at mildredr@iadb.org or (202) 623-2319.

Press Contacts

Geri Smith
geris@iadb.org
(202) 623-3507 

Mildred Rivera
mildredr@iadb.org
(202) 623-2319 

Veronica Turk
Embassy of Colombia
vturk@colombiaemb.org
(202) 387-8339

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