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IDDRI webinar event: Scaling up to align development banks with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

October 28, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Scaling up to align development banks with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

English-speaking webinar, with simultaneous translation in French on Zoom. 

The first global summit of all public development banks,Finance in Common, taking place from November 9 to 12 in Paris, is a key moment to highlight the role that public development banks can play both in the global economic recovery and in implementing the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals.

IDDRI, as a scientific partner of the summit, has prepared a study based on interviews with more than twenty public development banks, in order to analyse and to assess how and under what conditions these banks do – or do not – align their practices with the 2030 Agenda and can be catalysts for sustainable investments and transformations.

In order to introduce the main messages and recommendations of this cutting-edge study, and to bring them in line with the main themes addressed by the Finance in Common Summit, IDDRI brings together a high-level panel of key players in the development banking sector.


  • Rémy Rioux, Director, French Development Agency (AFD)
  • Samantha Attridge, Senior Research Fellow and Development Finance Expert, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), Partner in the ETTG network
  • Sergio Gusmão Suchodolski,  President, Banco do Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais (BDMG) & Brazilian Association of Development Banks
  • Maria Alejandra Riaño, Research Fellow, Financing and Implementation of the 2030 Agenda, IDDRI

Moderated by: Sébastien Treyer, Executive Director at IDDRI


The conference will be public and recorded. Simultaneous English-French interpretation will be available en Zoom. If you cannot log in to Zoom, this event will also be streamed live on YouTube, where you will be able to ask questions. For technical reasons, simultaneous translation will only be available on Zoom. 


Image courtesy of Pictures of Money via Flickr.


October 28, 2020
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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