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IDB appoints new Executive Secretary of its Administrative Tribunal

Ms. Giuliana Canè, an Italian national, has been appointed by the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) Board of Executive Directors to serve as the Executive Secretary of the IDB Group Administrative Tribunal for a three-year period. The appointment is the result of an exhaustive and highly competitive process conducted with the involvement of members of the Board of Executive Directors, IDB Group Management, and staff representatives.

Ms. Canè brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the position. She joined the IDB Group from the World Bank Group, where she served as Legal Counsel in the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). Previously, she worked in several other departments within the World Bank Group, including the Investment Climate Advisory Service (2010-2014) and the Legal Department (2004-2007). Ms. Canè also worked at the Italian Prime Minister’s Office where she was in charge of the Investment Chapter of the G8 Italian Presidency (2008-2009). She began her legal career at law firm Baker & McKenzie’s Rome office (2001 – 2002).

Ms. Canè holds an LL.M. degree from the Georgetown University Law Center, a masters of law degree in European Legal Studies from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium, and a degree in jurisprudence from LUISS-Guido Carli University in Rome, Italy. She is admitted to practice law in the State of New York, the District of Columbia and the Republic of Italy.

She speaks English, French, Spanish and Italian.

About the IDB

The Inter-American Development Bank is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social and institutional projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. Besides loans, grants and guarantees, the IDB conducts cutting-edge research to offer innovative and sustainable solutions to our region’s most pressing challenges. Founded in 1959 to help accelerate progress in its developing member countries, the IDB continues to work every day to improve lives.

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