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North American Development Bank

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Jorge Garc├ęs, CEO, North American Development Bank

Date: Monday, April 14, 2008

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The LBJ Alumni Speaker Series hosted LBJ alumnus Jorge Garcés who discussed the North American Development Bank (NADB), where he serves as CEO. The NADB was created under a bilateral side agreement of NAFTA to certify and fund US-Mexico border environmental infrastructure. It is the only development bank that can finance projects in the United States.