Introducing the new representative at the Inter-American Development Bank: Bjorn Kuil

On August 1st Bjorn Kuil started as Senior Counselor at the Board of the Inter-American bjorn kuilDevelopment Bank, having previously held the position of senior policy officer at the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs since October 2013.  “Throughout my career in the public and private sector I’ve come to realize that finance can leverage relationships, mitigate risks, and plays an important catalytic role. It has become my mission working towards sustainable, inclusive economic development as this is an indispensable part of efforts to combat poverty and improve global living conditions in line with the Sustainable Development Agenda. When looking at all the challenges facing the world, including inequality, population migration, and climate change, there is a clear role for development finance in nearly all of them.”

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Save the Date: Water Mission, Washington, DC, June 4-6, 2018

waterkraan-nieuws-headerThe Private Sector Liaisons of Spain, Germany, Austria, and the Netherlands invite you to mark your calendar for June 4-6, 2018 for a joint mission focusing on the Water sector opportunities at the International Financial Institutions: World Bank Group (WBG), Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), and the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).

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IADB Tender: Support for Improving Disaster and Climate Resilience in Sustainable Tourism

Deadline: Jun 03, 2016 06:00 PM (US Eastern Time)

The Inter-American Development Bank now invites eligible consulting firms to indicate their interest in providing the services. idb

The firm will: (i) design and carry out baseline coastal studies for Corozal District, (ii) prioritize the coastal area for shoreline stabilization measures, including where appropriate ecosystem-based coastal protection, non-structural and soft-engineering measures, and based upon agreed criteria and stakeholder engagement; (iii) prepare designs for shoreline stabilization investments; and (iv) conduct the feasibility analysis of investments in accordance with the requirements of the Bank for public sector financing, including socioeconomic, environmental, financial, and institutional feasibility. The consultancy will also provide support to training and dissemination activities. Award of this contract is pending final availability of resources. The procurement method for this contract will be quality and cost-based selection. The anticipated budget for the services is USD $700,000.

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