Beyond the health emergency, the pandemic has dealt a severe blow to the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean. According to the World Economic Outlook report, it is estimated that our region will contract by 9.4% in 2020, which will constitute the worst recession in a long time, even deeper than that caused by the global financial crisis of 2008-09 and the debt crisis … [Read more...] about Public investment in decarbonization: opportunities and strategies for economic recovery
Raúl Delgado is a Lead Specialist in Climate Change at the IDB, where he participates in the planning and execution of the agenda of the Climate Change Division. He also leads the NDC Invest Platform, which is the collective effort of the IDB Group to support the implementation of the Paris Agreement, assisting countries in the design and implementation of their policies, goals and commitments related to climate change. An economist, he has extensive experience in public policies, multilateral financing, and structuring of public projects, having worked in the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit of Mexico for over 18 years. Raúl led the institutional strategy and the coordination of credit activities and technical assistance with international financial institutions. During that time (2007-2011 and 2015-2017) he was also the Focal Point and Member of the Council of Mexico for the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and Member of the Board of the Green Climate Fund, as well as a focal point for the Climate Investment Funds. Between 2011-2014 he held the position of Senior Advisor to the Executive Director of Mexico at the IDB.