Presidents Salvador Sánchez Cerén of El Salvador, Jimmy Morales of Guatemala and Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras will meet with Vice President of the United States Joe Biden, and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) President Luis Alberto Moreno on Friday, September 23, 2016, at the IDB. The meeting will also be attended by the foreign ministers of Chile, Colombia, and Mexico.
During their meetings, the leaders will review progress made to date under the Northern Triangle governments’ Plan of the Alliance for Prosperity and the U.S. Strategy for Engagement in Central America; discuss infrastructure, migration, prosperity, energy and other challenges and opportunities in the region; and identify steps to deepen cooperation. The IDB will also be hosting a meeting with private sector representatives regarding their vital role in moving the region forward.
The closing session will be open to the press:
What: "Northern Triangle - Building Together a Prosperous Future for the Region"
Who: Presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras and the Vice President of the United States
When: Friday, September 23, 2016, from 4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Where: Inter-American Development Bank, Enrique Iglesias Auditorium, 1330 New York Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. 20577
Media representatives wishing to attend should pre-register with John Ferriter, firstname.lastname@example.org, (202) 623-1394.
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The Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source oflong-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.
- John Ferriter