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IDB celebrates Mayors Forum on sustainable and inclusive recovery in cities

The IDB Cities Network will virtually hold a Mayors Forum: The Path Towards an Inclusive and Sustainable Recovery in Cities on March 15-16, 2021, as a preamble to the Annual Meeting of Governors of the IDB and IDB Invest. The objective of the meeting is to support the exchange of experiences and good practices among the mayors of Latin America and the Caribbean, focusing on the key role of cities in the recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Specifically, the meeting will offer a unique opportunity for mayors of the region to explore relevant issues for their cities, such as productivity and economic growth, job opportunities for women, green recovery, as well as support for innovation and reactivation of the creative and cultural industries.

In Latin America and the Caribbean, activities carried out in cities represent between 60% and 70% of regional GDP. Cities are a critical engine for the region's recovery.

WHAT: Mayors Forum: The Path Towards an Inclusive and Sustainable Recovery in Cities

WHEN: March 15-16, 2021 starting at 9:00 am EST

VIRTUAL REGISTRATION: The event will be accessible to the press and the general public through a virtual live broadcast. Please access this link to register for the two days of the event

About the IDB

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.

 

 

 

Contacts

Lobera,Jose Luis

Lobera,Jose Luis
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