Speech by the President Moreno before the representatives from non-regional IDB member countries in Israel – 25-26 January 2011

January 25, 2011
Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno addressed representatives from non-regional member countries gathered in Jerusalem, Israel. Good Afternoon,

Chengdu CHINA-LAC Business Summit

October 21, 2010
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President Moreno’s speech at G30 international banking conference

October 10, 2010
The President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Luis Alberto Moreno, spoke today on Latin American and Caribbean economic prospects and challenges at the G30 International Banking seminar, on the side of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The G30 event was hosted by the IDB.    Remarks by President Luis Alberto Moreno at the G30 International Banking Seminar Sunday, October 10, 2010 As prepared for delivery LATIN AMERICA IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT 

Event co-organized by the IDB, Asia Society Washington DC Center and Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars

July 27, 2010
Thanks to co-organizing institutions: Asia Society DC Center and Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. For most of their history, India and Latin America have been on the periphery of each other’s foreign policy.  For nearly half a century, they turned their backs to the world economy. Their concerns were elsewhere, mostly on their domestic economies and their immediate neighbors.

A Call to Action to Transform Energy Sector in Latin America and the Caribbean

April 15, 2010
Welcoming remarks…                                                             ·        We’re here today as a result of the visionary ideas that leaders from across this hemisphere discussed a year ago at the 5th Summit of the Americas in Trinidad, where they agreed to move forward on an Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas.

Remarks by IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno to the II International Economic Forum Latin America & the Caribbean

January 25, 2010
(Extract on the Haitian situation after the earthquake of Jan. 12) I can't begin this speech without mentioning the Haitian tragedy, as you would say in French, cas de force majeure, Haiti est a l’ordre du jour. A donor meeting will be held today in Montreal.

Opening Remarks at the IDB’s Leadership in Diversity Conference: “Setting the Tone from the Top” by IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno

November 19, 2009
Latin America and the Caribbean is a land rich in cultural and ethnic diversity and yet, it is the most unequal region in the world. While indigenous peoples, women and African?descendants have their own unique history, they all confront discrimination and marginalization which are dramatically reflected in vital spheres of life: o They have low levels of political representation

Remarks by President Luis Alberto Moreno at the XII Inter-American Forum on Microenterprise

October 01, 2009
Good evening. President Garcia, national and local authorities. It is a real pleasure to be here, for me and for those who have come from all corners of Latin America and the world. And a special word of thanks to Peru and Arequipa for how you have welcomed us and for the success that I know this forum will have.

Remarks by IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno at the Sports for Development Seminar

July 22, 2008
Good morning to everyone.  I would like to welcome all of you to the Inter-American Development Bank. The IDB believes in the power of sports to mobilize the private, public and non-profit sectors to have a positive impact on youth.  In the past two years, the Bank has invested over five million dollars in non-reimbursable financing for this type of initiatives. We believe that the skills learned on the soccer field can be transformed into skills for life and skills for employment.

Presentation to the Committee fro Economic Cooperation and Development of the German Parliament

June 18, 2008
Latin America and the Caribbean experienced solid growth in 2007, external indebtedness declined in relative terms, and international reserves have risen. However, inflationary expectations have started to mount, due in part to the increase in oil and food prices.