25th Annual CAF Conference will be on Covid-19 pandemic and Climate Change
Forty-one experts from the around the world will discuss how to best confront the challenges brought about and exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic and climate change and play a key role in shaping debate in a new reality.
Petroleumworld 10 18 2021
On October 19 & 20, for the Annual CAF Conference, organized in partnership with the Inter-American Dialogue, CAF - Development Bank of Latin America, and the Organization of American States, will be convene virtually for the twenty-fifth time.
Global leaders will gather both virtually and in-person to discuss the challenges and developments in the current political, economic, and educational landscape in the Western Hemisphere. The conference will feature panels on the "lost year" in education during the pandemic, an equitable economic recovery, the achievement of sustainable development goals, threats to democracy and political stability, and how climate change will shape the future of the Americas.
Established in 1996, the Annual CAF Conference has brought together more than 1,000 world leaders to debate and discuss the most pressing developments facing the Americas. The event has grown to become the primary forum for policymakers and analysts, journalists, governments, and international organizations, entrepreneurs and investors, and civil society representatives to review progress and confront pending challenges in the Western Hemisphere.
CAF, Development Bank of Latin America promotes sustainable development and regional integration by means of financing projects in the public and private sectors, providing technical cooperation, and other specialized services. Created in 1970, it is made up of 19 countries, 17 Latin American and Caribbean, together with Spain and Portugal, and 13 private banks. It is one of the main sources of multilateral financing and an important generator of knowledge for the region