Information on:

Accreditation | Press Badges | Events | Interviews | Publications

Accreditation

Members of the media wishing to cover the 47th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank, to be held in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, must obtain a credential to attend the event. Requests for access to the online registration system should be sent to: Subject- Media Registration | Email: tanniss@caribank.org | Tel: +1 (246) 431-1886. If such credentials are not held, or are in question, it will be at the discretion of Caribbean Development Bank to determine whether access to the Annual Meeting will be granted. Members of the media may also register in person at the Gustarvus Lightbourne Sports Complex.

Press Badges

Identification badges allowing media access to open sessions of the Annual Meeting may be collected at the Annual Meeting registration desk at the Gustarvus Lightbourne Sports Complex. Media must present their official press identification for admission to the public sessions of the Annual Meeting. The opening hours is as follows:

Date Time
Sunday, May 21 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Monday, May 22 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 23 8:00 a.m.– 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 24 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 25 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Press Conferences and Events

Accredited journalists are welcome to attend the following press events*:

Monday, May 22

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

CTCS Workshop: Computerised Job Estimation Tool (concludes May 26)

Venue: The Sands at Grace Bay

Tuesday, May 23

7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

18th William G. Demas Memorial Lecture (This event will be livestreamed)

Keynote Speaker: Daniel Lederman, Lead Economist and Deputy Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean, World Bank

Venue: Beaches Resort Villages and Spa

Wednesday, May 24

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Opening Ceremony of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors (This event will be livestreamed)

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Seminar: Enhancing Productivity and Growth in the Caribbean (This event will be livestreamed)

4:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Panel Discussion: Towards A New Climate Strategy (This event will be livestreamed)

Thursday, May 25

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Seminar: Tourism Industry Reform, Strategies for Enhanced Economic Impact (This event will be livestreamed)

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Closing Ceremony of 47th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors (This event will be livestreamed)

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

News Conference and CCRIF Country Risk Management Initiative Launch (This event will be livestreamed)

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Lunchtime Presentation by Royal Bank of Canada

Topic: Towards an Irish-inspired Growth Model for the Caribbean

Speaker: David McWilliams, Global Economist and Professor of Economics

Venue: Beaches Resort Villages and Spa

 

*Other press events may be announced on-site.

Interview Requests

The CDB Corporate Communications Unit will coordinate interview requests with executives and specialists from CDB. The CDB communications unit does not coordinate requests for interviews with the official delegations. Journalists must contact the delegations directly to arrange interviews.

Publications

CDB will limit the number of print copies of materials and publications made available at the Annual Meeting as part of efforts to preserve the environment. Publications will be distributed in digital format and be made available on this website.

Queries

Queries pertaining to the media may be directed to:

Ms. Sueann Tannis
Head of Corporate Communications (Ag.)
Caribbean Development Bank
P.O. Box 408
Wildey, St. Michael
BARBADOS
Tel: +1 (246) 431-1886
Email: tanniss@caribank.org
Copy: news@caribank.org