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Development Banks of the Developing World: Regional Roles, Governance, and Sustainability

  • Location: Cape Town

On 24 November 2014, the Graduate School of Business at the University of Cape Town and the South African Institute of International Affairs, hosted a conference on 'Development Banks of the Developing World: Regional Roles, Governance and Sustainability.'

This event was held with the support of the UK Department for International Development and the Centre for International Governance Innovation.

Watch a short video above with keynote speaker Kathryn Hochstetler on the BRICS New Development Bank. Photos from the event are now available here. This event was held under Chatham House rules, but selected updates from the event are available using #BRICSbanks

Development Finance Institutions are increasingly playing an active role in financing development within countries and across various regions, and this role is likely to grow in future. This conference examined the expansive role of development banks from these emerging economies closely.

This conference brought together stakeholders from the BRICS countries in the development banking sector and other stakeholders from research, public administration, international organisations, donors and civil society.

Event details

Date:      24 November 2014
Time:     09h00 (registration) for 09h30 (start)
Venue:   University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business 


'India and the BRICS New Development Bank [PDF, 527.7 kB],' by Surendar Singh, CUTS International, India

This event is held under the Global Economic Governance Africa Project, a joint initiative by SAIIA and the University of Pretoria.

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