This is the summit meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean development banking system where key aspects and trends affecting the region’s development and its financing, together with the role of those institutions, are analyzed.

Peru Time (UTC/GMT-5)
8:30 – 9:00 AM
9:00 – 9:20 AM
9:20 – 10:10 AM
10:10 – 10:20 AM
10:20 – 10:30 AM
10:30 – 11:20 AM
11:20 – 11:30 AM
11:30 – 11:50 AM
11:50 – 12:50 PM
12:50 – 13:00 PM
13:00 PM


Opening session

  • Address by ALIDE President, Carlos Linares

  • Special intervention: Werner Hoyer, President, European Investment Bank (EIB)

Panel I: Innovation, digitalization and automation for changing production patterns, economic recovery and development

Moderator: Jeannette Ruiz, President, Banco Nacional, Costa Rica


Presentation: Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) 

Challenges and opportunities for digital transformation in development banks: how development banks can support enterprise digitalization and the provision of financial services. 

Speaker: Juan Antonio Ketterer, Chief of the Connectivity, Markets and Finance Division-IDB



  • Banco de Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais (BDMG), Brazil

Financial services digitalization as a financial inclusion strategy. Sergio Gusmão Suchodolski, President. 

  • Nacional Financiera (NAFIN), Mexico

Boosting transformation and the digital industry in Mexico. Juan Pablo de Botton, Director General. 

  • Corporación de Fomento de la Produccion (CORFO), Chile

Innovation promotion programs and innovator attraction in Chile.  Cecilia Valdes, Corporate Affairs Manager.

  • Banco de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (BAPRO), Argentina. 

Digital wallet and other financial inclusion applications. Juan Cuattromo, President.

Questions and answers
Special message

Enrico Petrocelli, Head of International Institutional Relations, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti -CDP, Italy 

D20-LTIC Long Term Investment Club + Finance in Common II on the occasion of Italy’s Chairmanship of G20 / promoting collaboration with the LAC community of DFIs 

Panel II: Development Bank strategies for gender mainstreaming and financial inclusion issues

Moderator: Mayra Falck, Executive President, Banco Hondureño para la Poduccion y la Vivienda (BANHPROVI)




  • French Development Agency (AFD) & UN Women

Presentation of the Development banks workstreams on gender equality and women’s empowerment. Mar Merita Blat, AFD & Robyn Oates, UN Women.


  • Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Financing of women-led enterprises: challenges and opportunities for Public Development Banks, Gabriela Andrade


  • Fideicomisos Instituidos en Relación con la Agricultura (FIRA), Mexico

Gender-denominated bond: fund-raising to increase available financing for women entrepreneurs and women-led enterprises. Alan Elizondo, Director General FIRA


  • Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI)

Challenges and opportunities for the financing of projects with a gender perspective. Maria Gabriela Garcia, Executive of Strategic Partnerships and International Cooperation.

Questions and answers
Coffee break
Regional Group on PPP Development: Subnational Public Private Partnership Schemes Challenges and Opportunities

Welcome remarks: Edgardo Alvarez, ALIDE Secretary General / Enrique Nieto, Coordinator of the ALIDE-IDB PPPs Group

  • Initial presentation:  Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

The challenge posed by subnational PPPs and their financing 

Speaker: Gaston Astesiano- Head of the PPPs Unit - IDB.


Presentations and Panel for discussion: 


Moderator: Pauline Debaeke; EIB Secondee at Unidad de APPs BID


  • Bogota, Colombia Hospital;  Presenter: Alfredo Rueda, Structuring Manager, Bogota Municipality


  • Subnational Finance in Brazil: Banco de Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais; Presenter: Henrique Amarante Da Costa Pinto, Vice-President, BDMG


  • Los Cabo Water Project PPP, BCS; FONADIN-BANOBRAS; Presenter: Carlos Andrés Puente López, Director, Water, Energy and the Environment 

Questions and answers
Closing of day 1
Wednesday, May 26
8:30 – 9:00 AM
9:00 – 11:00 AM
11:00 – 12:20 PM
12:20 – 12:30 PM
12:30 – 12:55 PM


Session on Institutional Matters

Session Chairman: Carlos Linares, President of ALIDE

  • Annual Report and Financial Statements as at December 2020

  • 2021-2022 Work Program

  • 2021 Budget

  • Venue of the next General Assembly in 2022

  • ALIDE 2021 Prizes

  • Appointment of the Secretary General for 2021-2026

  • Election of the 2021-2023 Executive Committee

Panel III: Sustainable development bank finance and development

Special Presentation (video)

Javier Manzanares, GCF Deputy Executive Director. 

Green Climate Fund (GCF) Project readiness approved for ALIDE and national development banks – Reinforcing climate investments and finance in the LAC banking sector.

Moderator:  Doris Arevalo. Introductory remarks: “Development bank challenges and opportunities to boost sustainable, green investments as part of Latin American and Caribbean economic recovery.”




  • Banco de Comercio Exterior de Colombia (BANCOLDEX).

Bancoldex's transition towards a comprehensive approach to sustainability in a manner consistent with the country's ambition regarding the 2030 Agenda. Javier Diaz Fajardo, President. 

  • Instituto de Credito Oficial (ICO), Spain. Jose Carlos Garcia de Quevedo, President.

The role of sustainable finance and Ibero-American cooperation to further the ecological transition and social sustainability, José Carlos García de Quevedo, President.


  • Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES)

Sustainable Green Bonds – potential for promoting sustainable green loan portfolio finance for a sustainable/green economic recovery. Bianca Nasser Patrocinio, CFO, BNDES. 

  • European Investment Bank (EIB)

EU Taxonomy, Developing criteria for the sustainable finance, Juan Bofill.

  • Banco de Inversión y Comercio Exterior (BICE)

A new role for continental development banking: finance at the service of a sustainable world economic order, José Ignacio De Mendiguren, President. 


  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

New opportunities in regional collaboration with public Development Banks: new financial solutions, new finance sources and alignment with the Paris goals, Maria Netto. 

  • Banco Nacional de Obras y Servicios Públicos, S.N.C. (BANOBRAS), Mexico

Sustainable finance strategy for resilient infrastructure green projects with a high social impact on economic recovery, Jorge Villarreal Wood.

Questions and answers
Presentation of the IDB-ALIDE-ECLAC agreement for the development of a digital information platform and a community of financial innovation practice for sustainable development

The cooperation agreement between the IDB, ALIDE and ECLAC will facilitate LAC Development Bank access to different databases, with a view towards promoting dialogue and the exchange of experiences between public and private sector representatives for the development of innovations in the region’s financial markets.


Words of the:

  • Latin American Association of Development Financing Institutions, Edgardo Álvarez-Secretary General

  • Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Daniel Titelman, Director of the Economic Development Division

  • Inter-American Development Bank, Juan Antonio Ketterer-Chief of the Connectivity, Markets and Finance Division 


Video of Presentation of the ALIDE-IDB-ECLAC Digital Information Platform

12:55 PM
Closing of the ALIDE Annual Meeting
  • Conclusions of the Meeting

  • Closing remarks by te President of Alide



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