Government of Guyana Supports the United States for IDB Presidency

The Government of Guyana is pleased to support the candidacy of Mr. Mauricio Claver-Carone who has been nominated by the United States of America for the post of President of the Inter – American Development Bank (IDB).

Mr. Claver-Carone’s experience in senior positions of the US Treasury Department, the US National Security Council and as US Executive Director of the IMF augur well for his presidency.

The IDB will hold elections on 12 and 13 September to succeed the current President Luis Alberto Moreno of Colombia whose term ends on 30 September 2020.

The nomination of Mr. Mauricio Claver-Carone demonstrates the U.S. commitment to leadership in important regional institutions, and the advancing of prosperity and security in the Western Hemisphere. His leadership of the IDB is expected to strengthen its ability to deliver development impact to the region.

Mauricio Claver-Carone previously served as the United States Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), where he represented the United States, as the largest shareholder, on the IMF’s Executive Board. He also served as Senior Advisor for International Affairs at the U.S. Department

The IDB plays a pivotal role in the progress and overall development of Guyana and the Latin America and Caribbean region.

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