Washington DC, United States

The Global Infrastructure Forum (GIF) is the flagship event on collaborative financing for infrastructure development in support of the Sustainable Development Goals.

The forum is jointly organised by the multilateral development banks (MDBs) in close partnership with the United Nations (UN).

This 2017 forum is co-hosted by the European Investment Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank.

EIB President Werner Hoyer, Vice-Presidents Jonathan Taylor, Ambroise Fayolle, Andrew McDowell and Deputy Secretary-General Marjut Santoni will contribute to the discussions and complementary breakout sessions on behalf of the EIB.

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GIF 2017 website

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The plenary (10:00 am – EDT), lunch (1:00 pm - EDT) and closing sessions (5:00 pm - EDT) will be streamed live on April 22, 2017. Simultaneous translations from English to French, Portuguese and Spanish will be available. The links to the livestreams will be published closer to the time of the event.

GIF 2017 agenda

Please click here to see the Global Infrastructure Forum 2017 programme.

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