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Rethinking the Role of National Development Banks

First Regional Consultation on "Challenges of National Development Banks in Latin America"

12-13 June 2006, Lima, Peru

The first regional consultation promoted by the United Nations within the framework of the "Multi-stakeholder Consultations on Rethinking the Role of National Development Banks" initiative, entitled "The Challenges of National Development Banks in Latin America", was organized by ALIDE with the collaboration of the Corporaciуn Financiera de Desarrollo S.A. (COFIDE), of Peru, for June 12 and 13, 2006, at ALIDE headquarters in Lima, Peru. The main purpose of the meeting was to seek the intellectual input of a representative group of experts from the region in regard to the evolving role of development banks; their functions and instruments; the improvement of their effectiveness: and their future efforts. The Meeting was attended by renowned experts from the official and private sectors, from Latin American, Chinese and South African development banks, from international and cooperation organizations (ECLAC, CAF, CAN, IMF, IDB, IFAD, GTZ, OAS, etc), from academia and from civil society.

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