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Infrastructure: Latin America and the Caribbean’s New Growth Engine

April 20, 2017 | 13:00 ET, 17:00 GMT

With the lower commodity prices and uncertain global scenario, Latin America and the Caribbean is looking for alternatives to boost economic growth to continue on its path of reducing poverty and inequality. There is increasing consensus in the region that closing the infrastructure gap will be essential to set the stage for economic recovery. This event will discuss challenges such as the financing, planning, implementation and regional coordination of effective infrastructure programs, and strengthen the momentum for reform in the area.

Speakers

Secretary of International Affairs, Ministry of Planning, Brazil

Minister of Transport and Telecommunications, Chile

Minister of Finance, Argentina

Deputy Undersecretary of Public Credit, Mexico

President, Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional (FDN), Colombia

Presenter, CNN Espanol

Minister of Public Finance, Guatemala

Vice President, Latin America the Caribbean, World Bank Group