The mission of ECLAC in the area of financing for development is entrusted to its Economic Development Division and consists in promoting the effective generation and efficient allocation of financial resources to support development and equality in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Meetings and technical symposiums | 27-29 Jun 2017 , Antigua, Guatemala
This seminar counts on the participation of
development banks, public institutions, academics and experts in the field of
financial inclusion from seven Latin American countries (Argentina, Brazil,
Costa Rica, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru).
Meetings and technical symposiums | 18-19 Sep 2017 , Cordoba, Argentina
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) organized
a technical workshop with the aim to promote financial inclusion through
development bank financial innovation policies. The workshop is part of
ECLAC’s "Financial Inclusion of SMEs and Development Bank Financial
Innovation Policies" project whose aim is to analyze the state of financial
inclusion in a number of Latin American countries . The final objective of
the project is to identify and promote development of a spectrum of financial
instruments which allow development banks to foster financial inclusion of
SMEs, given that these businesses play a central role in the productive
fabric and job creation.