III Ibero-American Forum of Mayors Mendoza 2018

The Intendente Rodolfo Suarez will host in the Cultural Hall a meeting that will take place for the first time in the country and will take place on March 20 and 21. The III Ibero-American Forum of Mayors, of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), is a space to exchange experiences in the design and implementation of sustainable urban development programs in Spain, Latin America and the Caribbean. At the same time, it proposes to promote the exchange of good practices and the different lessons learned through the most varied experiences. The event will begin on Tuesday, March 20 with the preview of the activities. While the development of the Forum will be held on Wednesday, March 21, starting at 8.30 am, in room 1 of the Cultural Building.

The President of BID is to Announce a New Credit Plan for Argentina

BID President Luis Moreno will make this announcement when he arrives Buenos Aires to meet with President Mauricio Macri and Minister of Finance, Luis Caputo, who represents Argentina in BID. Chief of the Finance, Pablo Quirno, stressed the importance of a relationship with BID to accelerate the implementation of short-term infrastructure projects.

MERCOSUR-Pacific Alliance Seminar

As part of the recent Summit of the MERCOSUR and Associated States (link in Spanish) in Mendoza, Argentina, a seminar was held on July 19, 2017, entitled “MERCOSUR–Pacific Alliance: A Positive Agenda for Integration.” This landmark moment in the rapprochement between the two blocs brought together authorities, representatives from the private sector, and integration experts to work on a concrete agenda for convergence.

Summary of the Week

The Minister of Economy, Infrastructure and Energy, Martín Kerchner, and the President of Ente Mendoza Turismo (Mendoza Tourism Entity) Emetur , Gabriela Testa, participated in the 58th Annual Meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) – Paraguay 2017.