Journalist Brief

Dear Journalist, For Finance In Common 2023, we are delighted to have your attention for the coverage ofthis summit. We anticipate that this event will be both memorable and beneficial for you, yourreaders, and thousands of individuals worldwide. This gathering seeks to promote a change in mindset and global resource allocation. Itsprimary goals are to […]

New partners announce support for world summit of development banks in Colombia

Bogotá, August 9, 2023. The Development Bank of Latin America and the Caribbean (CAF), the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation, the Italian public development bank Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, and the Caribbean Development Bank are also joining as partners to bolster efforts and expected financing commitments to achieve the Paris Agreement and Agenda 2030.

Colombia will Host the World’s Summit of Development Banks in 2023

Bogota, D.C., February 15, 2023. Bancóldex, Colombia’s business development bank, will host, together with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and the Latin American Association of Financial Institutions for Development (ALIDE), the fourth edition of the Finance in Common Summit (FICS), the global network of public development banks.

SMEs, financial inclusion, sustainable infrastructure, climate change, and biodiversity will be on the agenda at the World Summit of Public Development Banks in Cartagena   

June 30, 2023 The conclusions of the “New Global Financing Pact” Summit, held in Paris, France, on June 22-23, 2023, in the presence of HOS President Gustavo Petro, will directly feed into the World Summit of Public Development Banks (FiCS 2023), which will take place in Cartagena, Colombia, from September 4-6, 2023.


Cartagena has a tropical, warm and humid climate, with average temperatures between 28°C and 32°C.​

The dress code for the Summit is business casual (no tie). We suggest the use of fresh and light fabrics.

4-6 SEPTEMBER 2023