ALIDE is the Latin American Association of Development Financing Institutions. Based in Peru and founded in Washington in 1968 it now gathers 89 members from 22 countries around the world.
Mission and Purpose
ALIDE’s aim in the activities it promotes and develops is, to achieve cohesion and to strengthen the actions and participation of financial institutions in the social and economic process of the Latin America and the Caribbean region.
The purposes of the Association are to:
- develop cooperation among the members;
- strengthen their action and enhance their participation;
- encourage the exchange of experiences and coordination and collaboration among the members;
- establish a reciprocal flow of systematic information among them;
- foster the preparation of studies about problems of common interest that reflect the philosophy and objectives of development banking as a national, regional and international system; and
- promote business transactions and financial and technical cooperation
All of this in order to unite and strengthen those members encourage their contribution to the regional integration process and improve their individual and collective actions.
- Technical assistance & internships (specialised advisory programs)
- Improve and exchange knowledge of experts (In-person and distance courses and seminars).
- International meetings and networking
Studies and research
- Training and coaching in practical improvements
- Extra-regional positioning and networking
- Dissemination of financial sustainability and growth of its operations
To act as:
- spokesman for the development banking system with countries and governments, civil society and international organisations;
- principal facilitator of information services and innovation experiences;
- provider of cutting edge training;
facilitator for creating business synergy; and
- concerted involvement in joint actions and/or reciprocal cooperation that contributes to the fulfillment of the mission of ALIDE.
ALIDE has a cross-membership with LTIC in order to strengthen the cooperation for the mutual benefit of its members.
Chairman: Mr Pablo M. Garcia (from BICE)
Secretary-General: Mr Edgardo Alvarez