In late March or early April of each year, the Boards of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) hold their Annual Meeting in one of the Bank’s member countries. This official gathering is a forum for discussion among the institution’s Governors, most of whom are Ministers of Finance, Presidents of Central Banks, or other high level authorities of the member countries. Representatives of multilateral financial institutions, development agencies, and private banks also attend.

In 2018, the Annual Meeting will take place in Mendoza, Argentine Republic from 22 to 25 March. Special events will be offered on the first and second days of the Annual Meeting.

Participation at the Annual Meeting is by invitation. The list of special guests from each member country of the IDB and the IIC, including private sector organizations, banks, and associations, is prepared according to internal procedures established for that purpose and must be approved by the respective country authorities. The list for each country is updated yearly to include requests received after the previous Annual Meeting up to the time it is submitted to the Board of Executive Directors. Requests received after that are submitted to the respective Executive Director on an individual basis.

Institutions interested in being invited to the upcoming Annual Meeting should send a communication to the Secretary of the Bank at the address indicated below, requesting an invitation. Please include a description of the organization. There is no cost for registering. Guests are responsible for their own travel, lodging, and other expenses.

Deadline to request an invitation is March 15, 2018

Invitation Request
The Secretary
Inter-American Development Bank
1300 New York Avenue, N.W. Stop E-1205
Washington, D.C. 20577
Email: AnnualMeeting@iadb.org

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Migrations, Ministry of the Interior

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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Registration of participants

Annual Meeting guests are required to fill out the registration form, via the link that will arrive with the invitation, by March 15, 2018 at the latest.

Participants are asked to pick up their identification badges upon arrival at the registration area, according to the following schedule:

Wednesday, March 21
Thursday, March 22
Friday, March 23
Saturday, March 24
Sunday, March 25
10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
08:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
08:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
08:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
08:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

It is required to present their passport to receive their identification badge. Host country participants are required to present their national identity card.

As is normal at international meetings of this kind, the identity badge will bear the participant’s photograph and must be visible at all times to enter the meeting rooms and other working areas and to attend social events.

In order to start with the process, the following form should be filled in.

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