Inter-American Development Bank to hold virtual annual meeting for second time

Inter-American Development Bank to hold virtual annual meeting for second time

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The Inter-American Development Bank, for a second year in a row due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will hold its annual meeting virtually, a bank spokesperson told LatinFinance on Monday.

It also marks a second year by which Barranquilla, Colombia will miss out on having government officials, non-governmental organizations, economists, bankers and others convening in the Caribbean port city. The meeting will be held as scheduled from March 17 thru March 21.

IADB President Mauricio Claver-Carone will travel to Barranquilla, but the meeting overall will be held online, the spokesperson said.

The bank's 48 members are from Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, the United States, Canada, Israel, Japan, Korea and China.