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Development banks to announce joint effort to confront crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean
Luis Alberto Moreno, President, Inter- American Development Bank (IDB)
Enrique García, Executive President, Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF)
Pamela Cox, World Bank VP, Latin America and the Caribbean
Jyrki Koskelo, IFC VP, Europe, Central Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Global Financial Markets


Media are invited to participate in an on-the-record media briefing on the joint effort that the Inter-American Development Bank and the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IDB/IIC), the World Bank Group (IBRD, IFC and MIGA), Corporacion Andina de Fomento (CAF), the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) are making to spur economic growth in the region by coordinating their crisis response initiatives. These leading multilaterals are working together to identify partnerships to increase their collective impact and explore new opportunities to protect the economic and social gains achieved in the region during the last five years.

Event:   Development Banks to announce joint effort to confront crisis in Latin America & the Caribbean

Time:   5:00 p.m. – 5:40 p.m.

Date:   Wednesday, April 22, 2009.

Location:  World Bank’s I Building, Room I 8-300
                1850 I Street NW, corner of 19th St. and I Streets, NW
                 Washington, DC

Please confirm your attendance with Erika Gabriela Lopez Arteaga, elopezarteaga@worldbank.org or call (202) 458-7516.