The Sixth Advisory Council Meeting of the Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF) was held in Washington, DC, on October 11, 2017. It was attended by 31 Advisory Partners, nine Technical Partners, six Funding Partners, and two Beneficiary Partners, in addition to a number of observers and speakers.
Joaquim Levy, Managing Director and World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer, co-chaired the meeting with Macky Tall, EVP, Infrastructure & President/CEO,CDPQ Infra, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. The meeting featured updates on the GIF's work, panel discussions on Innovations in Credit Enhancement and Managing ESG Risk, and country presentations by Brazil and Nigeria. The meeting was followed by two breakout sessions on project preparation solutions offered by the World Bank and GIF, and innovative approaches to mitigating foreign exchange risk in emerging markets.
GIF AC Meeting October 2017 - Agenda
GIF AC Meeting October 2017 - Summary