Social and Environmental Safeguards, Policies and Practices in International Development

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 -
4:30pm to 7:00pm
Campus Location: 
Room Number: 
Multi-purpose Room
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A discussion with Social Specialist, Carlos Pérez-Brito

Currently a social specialist from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Carlos Pérez-Brito is responsible for managing social and environmental safeguards in the public and private sectors projects.  Before joining the IDB, Mr. Pérez-Brito was a human development specialist for the World Bank and USAID.  He has a bachelor degree from Loyola University, New Orleans and a Masters in Latin American Studies from Tulane University with emphasis in international development. He was also a visiting scholar for the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

Mr. Pérez-Brito's talk will describe the evolving practice of using social and environmental review criteria as conditions for bank-related projects.

Connection Information for Distance-Based Students

  1. Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/439026486
  2. Use your microphone and speakers (VOIP) for audio. You'll sound best with a headset. Be prepared to submit questions via chat.

Co-Sponsored with the Tulane Center for Inter-American Policy and Research (CIPR).

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