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Feb 1, 2017

Seminar: Key challenges and solutions facing governments in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017

Learn about the key findings about the study Government at a Glance: Latin America and the Caribbean 2017, conducted by IDB and OECD

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Organization from Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) invite you to a discussion with top economists and experts to discuss the state of the public administration in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The seminar will be based on the findings of the study Government at a Glance: Latin America and the Caribbean 2017, which analyzes a wide range of public management areas including the redistribute impact of fiscal policies, the role and influence of the central government as well as the situation of open government and open data policies. The report also looks at how governments in the region are managing their public spending. The study is also available in Spanish: Panorama de las Administraciones Públicas América Latina y el Caribe.

Press registration is now open. Please contact Mildred Rivera, mildredr@iadb.org.

What: Government at a Glance: Latin America and the Caribbean 2017

When: March 2, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Who
Julie Katzman, IDB Vice-President
Luiz de Mello, Deputy Director, Public Governance and Territorial Development, OECD
Ana María Rodríguez, Manager, Institutions for Development, IDB
Vicente Fretes Cibils, Division Chief, Fiscal and Municipal Management Division, IDB
Gustavo García, Principal Technical Lead Fiscal Economist, Fiscal and Municipal Management Division, IDB
David Coady, Deputy Division Chief of the Expenditure Policy Division at the Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF
Carlos Pimenta, Principal Specialist, Fiscal and Municipal Management Division, IDB
Carlos Santiso, Division Chief, Institutional Capacity of the State Division, IDB
Zsuzsanna Lonti, Head of Unit – Statistics & Indicators, Directorate for Public Governance and Territorial Development, OECD
Juan Pablo Guerrero, Network Director, Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency
Mariano Lafuente, Senior Specialist, Institutional Capacity of the State Division, IDB

Where: Inter-American Development Bank
Auditorium Andrés Bello 3
1300 New York Avenue, NW, 9th floor
Washington, DC

About us

The Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts cutting-edge research and provides policy advice, technical assistance and training to public and private sector clients throughout the region.

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Carlos Pimenta
Principal Specialist, Fiscal and Municipal Management Division, IDB
carlosp@iadb.org

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