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

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 - 03:00
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.

International conference for Haiti’s social and economic development

Tuesday, July 25, 2006 - 03:00
Opening Remarks As a long-standing partner of Haiti, the IDB is pleased to take part in this important conference, which ratifies the international community’s strong commitment to support the government’s vision and long-term development strategy. I welcome this opportunity to reiterate that the IDB supports the pursuit of a continued and coordinated donor approach led by the Haitian government, as well as a country-driven development process. IDB Support

4th World Water Forum

Friday, March 17, 2006 - 03:00
Good morning distinguished panelists and participants. I would like to begin this session by thanking the Mexican Government and the other organizing institutions of the 4th Forum for their kind invitation. It is an honor and a pleasure for me to be here with such a select group of people.