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IDB Presidential Nomination Period Closes

The period for proposing candidates for the position of President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) closed on Thursday, September 10, 2020.

The Board of Governors received nominations from the United States, El Salvador, Guyana, Haiti, Israel and Paraguay for a single candidate: Mauricio J. Claver-Carone, currently Deputy Assistant to the U.S. President and Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. National Security Council.

As previously announced, the election will take place at a virtual meeting of the Board scheduled for September 12-13, 2020.

Please consult our fact sheet for procedural information about the election.

The mandate of the current IDB President, Luis Alberto Moreno, expires on September 30, 2020.


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.


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