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.

Financiamiento de Energía Limpia (Spanish only)

March 31, 2006
Buenos día a todos y gracias por acompañarnos en este seminario sobre financiamiento de fuentes de energía limpia. En particular, quiero agradecer a mis colegas que participan en esta sesión inaugural al Sr. José Goldemberg, Secretario de Medio Ambiente del estado de Sao Paulo; y a la representante del gobierno de Alemania, la Sra. Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven. El tema de la energía—y el de la energía limpia en particular—es de alta prioridad en las actividades del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, pues es un asunto que genera grandes desafíos y oportunidades para los países de nuestra región.

Promoting Economic Opportunity in the Americas: IDB’s role

December 13, 2005
Greetings Good afternoon! It’s a great pleasure for me to visit the American Enterprise Institute for the first time in my new capacity as President of the Inter-American Development Bank. One of my main missions at the IDB is to transform it into a true “ideas bank”. I think there is much our institution can learn from successful ideas-driven organizations like the AEI, and I look forward to a closer relationship between our two institutions in the years ahead.

The IDB’s role in bolstering the private sector in Latin America and the Caribbean

December 06, 2005
On behalf of the President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Luis Alberto Moreno, I want to thank the Conference organizers for inviting the Bank to participate in what has become one of the most important forums for the private sector, government and civil society to convene regarding business development in the Region.

Enhancing the Partnership between Latin America & the Caribbean and Japan

November 29, 2005
Greetings and Introduction Mina sama. Kon ni chi uá!

International symposium on intelligent transportation systems in emerging economies

May 07, 2002
At this juncture, I am requested to make final comments about the INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS IN EMERGING ECONOMIES.