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Press conference: Launch of New Employment Opportunities Initiative (NEO)

The Multilateral Investment Fund, the Inter-American Development Bank, the International Youth Foundation and companies that are among the biggest employers in the Americas would like to invite you to a news conference marking the official launch of a new initiative that will improve employment opportunities for as many as 1 million disadvantaged youth in Latin America and the Caribbean.

WHAT: Press conference to launch the New Employment Opportunities Initiative (NEO)

WHEN: Friday, April 13th at 12:30 pm

WHERE: Hilton Hotel in Cartagena, Colombia, press conference room in the media center


Luis Alberto Moreno, IDB President

William Reese, President International Youth Foundation

Nancy Lee, General Manager, Multilateral Investment Fund

 Woods Staton, CEO, Arcos Dorados

 Sylvia Matthews Burwell, President, Walmart Foundation

 Bill Lane, Washington Director of Caterpillar

 Angela Camacho, Corporate Affairs Director, Microsoft Latin America

 Martha Herrera, Communications and Social Responsibility Director, CEMEX

In order to attend this press conference, media must be registered to attend the Summit of the Americas. For additional information please contact Romina Nicaretta at

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