Brazil Investment Forum (June 14-15, 2022)

To learn more about the event, program and speakers and to sign up for free, please click on the following LINK

1st International Plantain Convention, Ecuador (June 23-24)

For more details on the Plantain Convention in Ecuador, please click on this LINK.

Registration by email to: juan.teran@juanandjuan.co.uk>

How to follow Davos 2022 and watch sessions (May 22-26, 2022)

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These are the Davos 2022 sessions, where private and public sector personalities from Latin America and the Caribbean are participating:

Staying on Course for Nature Action with a.o. Carlos Eduardo Correa Escaf, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia

Rethinking and Revitalizing Travel and Tourism with a.o. Luis Rodolfo Abinader Corona, President of the Dominican Republic

Deciphering Latin America’s Future with a.o. Moisés Naïm, Distinguished Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Returning Nature to Cities a.o. Iván Duque, President of Colombia

Securing Systemically Important Critical Infrastructure with a.o. Felipe Bayón, CEO, Ecopetrol SA (Colombia)

Climate Transition in Emergin Economies with a.o. Patricia Espinosa Cantellano, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

Strategic Outlook: Resposible Consumption with a.o. Gilberto Tomazoni, Global CEO, JBS SA (Brazil)

Absorbing the Commodity Shock with a.o. Oscar Miguel Graham Yamahuchi, Minister of Economy and Finance of Peru

Latin America Presidential Panel Securing the Promise of Latin America’s Future with Iván Duque, President of Colombia; Rodrigo Chaves Robles, President of Costa Rica; Luis Rodolfo Abinader Corona, President of the Dominican Republic; Dina Ercilia Boluarte, Vice-President and Minister of Development and Social Inclusion of Peru

Building Future-Ready Local Economies with a.o. Gustavo Montezano, CEO, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES)

Unlocking the Potential of Blue Carbon with a.o. Carlos Eduardo Correa Escaf, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia

Towards a Global Treaty on Plastic Pollution with a.o. Gustavo Manrique Miranda, Minister of the Environment, Water and Ecological Transition of Ecuador

The Economic Case for Education with a.o. Dina Ercilia Boluarte, Vice-President and Minister of Development and Social Inclusion of Peru

A New Pathways for the Amazon Basin with a.o. Ivan Duque, President of Colombia; Dina Ercilia Boluarte, Vice-President and Minister of Development and Social Inclusion of Peru; Gustavo Montezano, CEO, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES); Mario Mesquita, Chief Economist, Itaú Unibanco SA

Changing the Game for Circular Innovation with a.o. Gonzalo Muñoz, Conference of the Parties (COP) Champion for Chile (Moderator)

The Outlook for Global Debt with a.o. Paulo Guedes, Minister of Economy of Brazil

 

RoadShow FinTech 2022

For more information and to register to the virtual event, please click on the following LINK

S-GE Forum for the Swiss export community (April 7, 2022)

Vice-President Linda Walker von Graffenried and Managing Director Tatjana Gaspar attended S-GE’s Forum for the Swiss export community at the KKL congress hall in Lucerne. The successful event entitled “Master complexity, take off internationally” was hosted by CEO Simone Wyss-Fedele and her Deputy Thomas Först.

After two years of mostly virtual communication, we enjoyed networking and meeting with our partners from the S-GE headquarters and from the Swiss Business Hubs in Mexico, Brazil and Chile.

A keynote address by Federal Councilor Guy Parmelin was one of the highlights of this well-attended event. Chairwoman of the S-GE Board and former Federal Councilor Ruth Metzler-Arnold presented the Swiss Export Award. (For more details, please consult the S-GE website)

   

 

   

IV Reunión Sobre Asuntos Económicos Entre el Perú y Suiza (April 1, 2022)

Upon invitation by H.E. Alberto Castro Joo, Ambassador of Peru in Switzerland, Tatjana Gaspar, Managing Director of LATCAM, took part in a hybrid session for the private sector at the IV. Meeting on Economic Issues between Peru and Switzerland in Lima, where she presented LATCAM’s offering and services. The meeting was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Peru and took place in the presence of Minister Hervé Lohr (SECO). Other speakers included a.o. representatives of major Peruvian food and export associations.

Forum of the Countries of Latin America and Caribbean on Sustainable Development (ECLAC, March 7-9, 2022)

Costa Rica will host the fifth Meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin American and Caribbean on Sustainable Development, taking place in San José.

To learn more about this meeting, click on the following LINK

 

LATCAM welcomes the new Ambassador of Peru (February 3, 2022)

Vice-President Linda Walker von Graffenried and Managing Director Tatjana Gaspar had the honor to meet with H.E. Ambassador Luis A. Castro Joo of Peru and Minister Luz Caballero at the LATCAM premises in Zurich. We discussed the current political situation in Peru and projects currently in preparation on both sides. LATCAM wishes the Ambassador a successful tenure and looks forward to future opportunities for collaboration.