Desjardins International Meetings in a nutshell
International trade is one aspect of the economy that has been most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Do you have any challenges or questions you’d like to discuss? We are offering you an opportunity to get answers via our webinars.
Guest experts will discuss their point of view on international trade and provide tips on how to make it through the pandemic and get ready to resume your business.
Topics covered in this Desjardins International Meetings webinar:
Join us for a free webinar on September 23 at 10 a.m. to learn more about the ecosystem of international financial institutions (IFI).
You will also learn more about the World Bank and how you can do business with this financial institution.
Learn more about the International Financial Institutions (IFI) market
The international financial institutions (IFIs) market provides billions in financial assistance to over 100 developing countries. This results in hundreds of projects approved annually and over $50 billion in potential business opportunities in emerging markets.
A unique opportunity to:
- learn how to navigate the complex IFI landscape and how they operate
- help you understand how to tap into the hundreds of projects being approved each year by IFIs
- demystify the procurement process for the World Bank Group
- teach you how to effectively track projects in the pipeline
Who is this Desjardins International Meetings webinar for?
All companies who are interested in working on projects funded by the IFIs, and particularly the World Bank.
10:00 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.: Introduction by Dina Mansour, Advisor, International Market Development, Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal
10:05 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.: Presentation by Leah Johnston, Trade Commissioner, Office of Liaison with the International Financial Institutions (OLIFI), Embassy of Canada, Washington, and Laura Dorling van der Oord, Advisor, Office of the Executive Director for Canada, Ireland and the Caribbean, World Bank Group.
10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Question period and wrap-up