The Bank hosts a variety of meetings throughout the calendar year, including seminars and lectures that are open to the public. The Bank also participates in a number of activities.
The Annual Board of Governors’ Meeting is a major event on the Bank’s calendar. This year’s meeting will be held in St. Lucia.
|May 6 to 9||IDEAS Global Assembly 2013 (Barbados)|
|May 14 and 15||BNTF 7 Country Meeting (Guyana)|
|May 15 to 17||IRF 2nd Caribbean Regional Congress (Barbados)|
|May 15 to 17||VYBZING Youth Forum on Road Safety (St. Lucia)|
|May 20||256th Board of Directors Meeting (St. Lucia)|
|May 20 to 24||CTCS Regional Train the Trainer Workshop (St. Lucia)|
|May 21||Meeting of the Procedures Committee of the Board of Governors (St. Lucia)|
|May 21||30th Annual Meeting of Contributors to the Special Development Fund (St. Lucia)|
|May 21||14th William G. Demas Memorial Lecture (St. Lucia)|
|May 22||Opening Ceremony of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors (St. Lucia)|
|May 22||Seminar on “Financing Tertiary Education” (St. Lucia)|
|May 22 and 23||43rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors (St. Lucia)|
|May 23||Seminar on “Public Sector Debt in the Caribbean: An Agenda for Reduction and Sustainability” (St. Lucia)|
|May 23||Regional News Conference (St. Lucia)|
|May 23||Closing Ceremony of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors (St. Lucia)|
|May 29 and 30||BNTF 7 Country Meeting (Dominica)|
|July 17 and 18||Meeting of the Budget Committee of the Board of Directors (Barbados)|
|October 16 and 17||Meeting of the Budget Committee of the Board of Directors (Barbados)|
|December 12||Board of Directors Meeting (Barbados)|
42nd Annual Board of Governors’ Meeting
Statements from the Bank’s Forty-second Annual Board of Governors’ Meeting held in the Cayman Islands are available here.
41st Annual Board of Governors’ Meeting
Statements from the Bank’s Forty-first Annual Board of Governors’ Meeting held in Trinidad and Tobago are available by clicking on this link.
Climate Change Financing
A Panel Discussion on Unlocking Climate Change Financing was held at the 41st Annual Meeting.
Workshops and Conferences
Workshop and conference papers from past events can be accessed via this link.
Added: 13 May 2013
A new multipurpose centre has been officially inaugurated in the village of San Jose in the Orange Walk District, Belize. The project was implemented by the Belize Social Investment Fund and financed by the Government of Belize through a USD243,695 loan from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). The San Jose multipurpose centre is a community-based ...
Added: 11 Apr 2013
Today, April 11, 2013, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), in collaboration with the Belize’s Ministry of Economic Development, officially launched a USD6.4 million project, which will finance a number of poverty alleviation projects throughout Belize. The project will be implemented by the Social Investment Fund (SIF). The USD5.5 million in funding provided by CDB for ...
Added: 10 Apr 2013
Thousands of residents and consumers in the north, east and south of Dominica are expected to benefit from a recently launched USD7.4 million water upgrade project in that country. Funded by a USD6.1 million loan from Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and contributions by the Dominica Government and the Dominica Water and Sewerage Company (DOWASCO), the ...
Added: 18 Mar 2013
The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), recognising that gender equality (GE) has an impact on programming in all aspects of its operations, has embarked on a Gender Mainstreaming Training Programme for key stakeholders in its Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF). The first group to benefit under this training initiative will be BNTF Community Liaison Officers (CLOs), ...
Added: 27 Feb 2013
Today, February 27, 2013, early childhood development partners from across the Region join their counterparts in Barbados for the 13th Annual Meeting of the Early Childhood Development Working Group (ECDWG), hosted by Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). At the meeting, the ECDWG is focussing on key aspects of its revised mandate (2007), including providing strategic direction ...
Added: 08 Feb 2013
In 2012, the operations of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) continued to be influenced by the lingering effects of the global financial crisis. As a consequence of the difficult economic environment, reduced fiscal space for undertaking capital expenditure, and strict control over public sector spending across the Region, demand for CDB financing declined, once again. ...
Added: 25 Jan 2013
Senior journalists and editors from Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago will join their counterparts from Barbados for a news conference to be hosted by Dr. Warren Smith, President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). On February 8, 2013, Dr. Smith will meet with the journalists to ...
Added: 15 Jan 2013
The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is continuing its series of regional workshops to launch the Bank’s revised “Guidelines for the Selection and Engagement of Consultants by Recipients of CDB Financing” (October 2011). The ninth such workshop organised by the Bank will take place in The Valley, Anguilla on January 28 – 29, 2013. Mr. Norman ...
Added: 22 Feb 2013
CDB President, Dr. Warren Smith and the CDB management team responds to Media queries on diverse areas during the President’s Annual Media Conference on February 8, 2013.