The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The 54th board of governors of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (BCIE) will be held on April 24 and 25 in Costa Rica.

Higher economic authorities of the 13 country members will meet to make decisions on generating funding, the institution said in a statement.

CABEI is the main source of multilateral financing for development in Central America.

At the annual meeting ministers of finance, economy, central banks, will come together in order to analyze the needs of the region and how CABEI can contribute to the region.

The meeting is private, but preceded by a session that is open to the public, which will be lead by the current president of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla.

“The fight against extreme poverty is an ongoing work and BCIE funded projects promote job creation and improved living conditions for communities in Central America, especially for those who are most vulnerable,” said the bank president, Nick Rischbieth.

Among other topics, they will discuss innovation in public services, boosting investment in sustainable energy, energy efficiency, women entrepreneurs and social impact.

The Costa Rica News (TCRN)

San Jose, Costa Rica