60th Annual Meeting of IDB Group to Convene Economic Leaders

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group will hold its Annual Meeting in Guayaquil, Ecuador from July 16 to 17. The economic and financial leaders of its 48 member countries will discuss current challenges and opportunities for development in the region.

The Annual Meeting is the 60th annual gathering of the Board of Governors of the IDB Group, the institution’s main decision-making body. The Board is primarily composed of finance ministers, economics ministers, and central bank presidents.

IDB Group governors will discuss the IDB Group's updated institutional strategy and the 2019 Latin American and Caribbean Macroeconomic Report. There will also be a private-sector seminar organized by BID Invest.

The IDB Group is composed of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), which offers resources and financing to the public sector; IDB Invest, which focuses on private-sector operations; and IDB Lab (formerly known as the MIF), which provides donations and resources to promote innovative, small-scale projects in the region.

Members of the news media may register for the event before July 9, more information is available at the Annual Meeting website. Information about lodging is available here.

About the IDB Group

The IDB Group is the leading source of development for Latin America and the Caribbean. It helps to improve lives by providing financial solutions and development know how to public and private sector clients. The group comprises the IDB, which has worked with governments for 60 years; IDB Invest, which serves the private sector and IDB Lab, which tests innovative ways to enable more inclusive growth.