Events

The Role of National Development Banks

October 13, 2017

Washington DC, 2:30 pm (EST)

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Ceyla Pazarbasigolu, Senior Director, Finance & Markets Global Pratice, World Bank Group, summarizes the event in this blog post: Steps to increase cooperation between national development banks, the private sector and multilateral banks

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National Development Banks (NDBs) are key in mobilizing private sector funding to close the finance gap to reach the Sustainable Development Goals. This roundtable provided a forum to exchange views on how to strengthen cooperation among NDBs, private sector financial institutions and multilateral development organizations. 

Panelists:

  • Clemente del Valle, President, Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional de Colombia (FDN) 
  • Patrick Khulekani Dlamini, CEO, Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) 
  • Joachim Nagel, General Manager and Member of the Executive Committee, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW)
  • Shaharuddin Zainuddin, President, Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad (BPMB) 
  • Joaquim Levy, Managing Director and CFO, World Bank Group 

Commentators:

  • Remy Rioux, CEO, Agence Française de Développement (AFD) 
  • Ambroise Fayolle, Vice President, European Investment Bank (EIB)
  • Gerardo Rodriguez, Managing Director, Blackrock

Moderator:

  • Danny Leipziger, Professor, GWU & Managing Director, The Growth Dialogue