Acting Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, María Reyes Maroto, the President of the European Investment Bank, Werner Hoyer, the Chairman of the Instituto de Crédito Oficial, José Carlos García de Quevedo, and the President of ALIDE, Juan Curutchet inaugurated ALIDE’s 49th General Assembly, which from today until next Wednesday will bring together the international development finance community, representatives of public entities and private sector actors in Madrid.
The General Assembly brings together high-level speakers from national promotional banks and other economic development entities such as the Green Climate Fund and European Commission.
This year’s meeting, titled “Experiences and financial cooperation between Europe and Latin America”, is aimed at examining strategies, mechanisms and alternatives to boost financial and technical cooperation relations between the countries of Latin America and the European Union with particular attention to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, implementing the bi-regional development cooperation agenda, and tackling trade barriers.