• WFDFI/ALIDE International Conference on Development Banking in the 21st Century, Lima, Peru, Thursday, 8 October 2015


    Invitation to WFDFI/ALIDE International Conference on Development Banking in the 21st Century, Lima, Peru, Thursday, 8 October 2015

    This is to invite you of our invitation to the subject matter conference.

    As you would recall, ADFIMI presently undertakes the chair and secretariat of World Federation of Development Finance Institutions (WFDFI) on a rotational basis until the end of 2015.

    WFDFI comprises of four associations of development finance institutions and besides ADFIMI they are AADFI (Association of African Development Finance Institutions), ADFIAP (Association of National Development Financing Institution in Asia and the Pacific) and ALIDE (The Latin American Association of Development Financing Institutions).

    WB / IMF Annual Meetings will take place in Lima, the capital of Peru. Upon an invitation from ALIDE, we have decided to organize a one day conference on “Development Banking in the 21st Century” at ALIDE HQ on the sidelines of the said Annual Meetings. The conference will take place on 08 October 2015 in accordance with the attached programme.

    I would like to invite you to this conference so that should you intend to participate in the conference you could make your travel and accommodation arrangements as early as possible since Lima will be overcrowded during the time of the conference and advance booking will be very much advisable. ALIDE has kindly adviced us to book at Ariosto Hotel, ten minutes by taxi from the ALIDE’s HQ for which a ‘charge authorization form’ is attached.

    The following link is provided by our hosts ALIDE concerning the issuance of visas. https://www.2015lima.gob.pe/en/immigration-information/

    I look forward to nominations from your esteemed institution as early as possible.

    Best regards

    Nuri Birtek

    Secretary General



    1-Latest version of the Conference schedule

    2- Charge authorization forms ( Amex or Mastercard)

  • O B I T U A R Y : WFDFI regrets the sudden demise of Dr. Rommel Acevedo, the legendary Secretary General of ALIDE

    rommel_premio WFDFI regrets the sudden demise of Dr. Rommel Acevedo, the legendary Secretary General of ALIDE (la Asociación Latinoamericana de Instituciones Financieras para el Desarrollo), and former Secretary General of World Federation of Development Finance Institutions, to WFDFI. We shall no doubt miss him dearly in view of the great contributions he has made to the work of ALIDE, to WFDFI and to development finance community at large.

    He was 62 and survived by his wife and children.

  • A new ALIDE Network on Business and Investments

    A new ALIDE Network on Business and Investments, which was formalized on occasion of the Meeting of the Technical Committee on this subject held in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, during ALIDE’s  last General Assembly, ALIDE 44, May 2014.

    Fifteen development banks and DFIs signed the Memorandum of Understanding and new additional entities were confirming their participation in this operational Network. These institutions were: Banco de Inversión y Comercio Exterior (BICE), from Argentina; Banco Nacional do Desenvolvimento Económico y Social (BNDES), from Brazil; Banco Colombiano de Comercio Exterior (BANCOLDEX);  FINDETER Financiera del Desarrollo, from Colombia; Banco de Crédito y Comercio (BANDEC), from Cuba; Corporación para el Desarrollo de Curaçao (Korpodeko); Corporación Financiera Nacional (CFN), from Ecuador; Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior (BANCOMEXT), from México; Nacional Financiera (NAFIN), from México; Banco Nacional de Fomento (BNF), from Paraguay; Fondo Ganadero del Paraguay; Banco Agropecuario (AGROBANCO), from Peru; Corporación Financiera de Desarrollo (COFIDE), from Peru; Banco Nacional de Fomento de la Vivienda  y la Producción (BNVF), from the Dominican Republic; and Compañía Española de Financiación del Desarrollo (COFIDES).

    Click here for the following documents:

    • Final Report of ALIDE 44
    • The Memorandum of Understanding: Technical and Financial Cooperation to Increase Business and Investments in Latin America and the Caribbean
    • ALIDE 2014-2015 Agreed Working Program on Business and Investments
    • List of Participants

    With this Network, ALIDE is actively promoting intra-regional business, investments and project financing in Latin America and the Caribbean. Anyone interested in this ALIDE network, should not hesitate to contact ALIDE Secretariat

  • ADFIAP Board re-elects Datuk Wan Ahmad as Chairman

    April.-Datuk-Wan-Azhar-bin-Wan-Ahmad-elected-new-ADFIAP-Chair The ADFIAP Board of Directors, in its meeting on April 23, 2014 in Moscow during the 37th Annual Meeting, has re-elected Datuk Wan Azhar Wan Ahmad, Managing Director of the Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad, as ADFIAP Chairman for a second and last two-year term which is in accordance to the Association’s constitution. Datuk Wan was first elected as Chairman on April 25, 2012 during the Board meeting held in Istanbul, Turkey.

  • News from ALIDE: ICO congregated in Madrid leaders of twenty countries development banks

    The V Meeting of Latin America and Europe Development Banking Institutions was successfully held in Madrid, and was opened by the Secretary of State for Economy of Spain, Fernando Jiménez Latorre.  For two days, more than 100 representatives from 20 countries participated in different discussion panels and bilateral meetings. .

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  • ADFIMI Workshop on “The use of Islamic Finance Instruments in Development Finance”, Mövenpick Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey, 23-24 April 2014

    After the welcoming remarks by Mr. Nuri Birtek, Secretary General of ADFIMI and WFDFI, gave the floor to Mr. Osman Nihat Yilmaz, Deputy Secretary General of Participation Banks Association of Turkey to make his opening remarks.

    Read report and more details on ADFIMI Workshop on The use of Islamic Finance Instruments in Development Finance