Latin America and Caribbean: Conference on investing in infrastructure for jobs and development
Bogotá, Colombia - 6-8 July 2011
Photo: (left to right) H.E. Germán Cardona, Colombian Minister of Transport; Mr. Mario Pezzini, Director of the OECD Development Centre; Mr. Luis Liberman, Vice President of Costa Rica; Mr. Roberto Zurli Machado, Infrastructure Director and Board Member of BNDES, and Mr. Eduardo Bitrán, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez (former Minister of Public Works, Chile).
Co-organised by the Government of Colombia and the OECD, this conference is the second meeting of the Latin America and Caribbean-OECD Investment Initiative. Following on from the Initiative's launch meeting in Santiago, Chile, the second meeting focused on investing in infrastructure for jobs and development, specifically:
This conference brought together policymakers, international experts and other interested stakeholders from business, labour, and civil society. The leading intergovernmental organisations in the region were also represented, including the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA), currently chaired by Brazil.
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Documents and links
More about the Latin America and Caribbean-OECD Investment Initiative
2011 Update of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises
Policy Framework for Investment
OECD Principles for Private Sector Participation in Infrastructure
Private sector participation in the water and sanitation sector