2016 MDB Global Summit
“Stereotypes and Opportunities: Women’s Economic Empowerment”
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the World Bank Group (WBG) invite credentialed media to attend and cover the opening of a two-day global conference on women’s economic empowerment, bringing together 200 leading experts from more than 20 countries:
Luis Alberto Moreno, Inter-American Development Bank President and Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Group President
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
8:30 –10:00 a.m.
Andres Bello Auditorium, Inter-American Development Bank
1300 New York Avenue, Washington DC
BROADCAST: Broadcast media must set up from 8:30 to 8:50 a.m. before the event begins.
REGISTER: Credentialed members of the media are invited to attend. To register, e-mail to Mildred Rivera at Mildredr@iadb.org or phone 1-202-623-2319.
Experts from around the world—representing the public and private sectors and all multilateral development banks—will gather in Washington June 7-8 to share new developments, lessons learned, emerging challenges, and best practices in advancing women’s economic empowerment globally.
Co-hosted by IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, the conference will comprise participants from the African Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and the Asian Development Bank. Speakers will include Margarita Cedeño, Vice President of the Dominican Republic José Molinas, Technical Secretary of Planning, Paraguay; and Yokasta Guzman, Director of Public Procurement, Dominican Republic.
The Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source oflong-term financing for economic, social and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean.The IDB also conducts cutting-edge research and provides policy advice, technical assistance and training to public and private sector clients throughout the region.