Ideas to Action:

Independent research for global prosperity

External Event

What Way Forward for the IDB?

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 2:00pm ET

This event is hosted by the Candian Council for the Americas and features CGD senior fellow and president emeritus, Nancy Birdsall.


  • Nancy Birdsall, Senior Fellow & President Emeritus, Center for Global Development
  • José Antonio Ocampo, Professor, Columbia University; Chair, United Nations Committee for Development Policy; Former UN Under-Secretary General for Economic and Social Affairs; Former Minister of Finance, Colombia
  • Guillermo Rishchynski, Former Executive Director for Canada at the IDB; Former Ambassador to UN, Brazil, Colombia & Mexico for Canada


  • Ken Frankel, President, Canadian Council for the Americas
  • Guy Mentel, Executive Director, Global Americans

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Photo of Nancy Birdsall
Senior Fellow, President Emeritus