Latin America and the Caribbean

OECD Development Centre Director cited by Colombian President


The 8th National Congress on Infrastructure took place in Cartagena, Colombia, on 16  November, 2011. This year's edition focused on sustainable reconstruction and efficient contracting as they are two of the political agenda priorities for Colombia. The aim of this congress is to boost international opportunities and business contracts in the construction field.


During the opening speech, President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia cited Mario Pezzini, Director of the OECD Development Centre, referring to the Colombian assessment prepared by the Development Centre presenting project costs and the final cost estimate on Colombian infrastructure projects (video in Spanish).


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