Calendar for 2019Training and formation activities on economic and central banking topics

PublicationsSelection of publications that analyze the main financial and monetary topics of the central bank of the region.

Rodrigo Gómez
Central Bank Award Annual award for the preparation of studies that are of interest to the central bank.

Central BanksThe external structure includes 52 members, 30 of which are associated.


The Role of Autonomous Central Banks in Economic Research and Advice to the Governments in the Formulation of Economic Policy

Address by Dr. Manuel Ramos-Francia in the event "Dialogue on the Autonomy of the Central Bank ", organized by the Banco Central del Ecuador.

11th Annual Conference of Banco Central de Reserva del PerU and the Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee (RBWC)

Address by Dr. Manuel Ramos-Francia in the event coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the Bretton Woods meeting (which established the IMF and The World Bank), and inaugurated by the President of the BCRP, Julio Velarde. The seminar was attended by representatives of international organizations such as the International Monetary Fund, IADB, Center for Latin American Monetary Studies (CEMLA), and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).

Dialogue: The Independence and Autonomy of Central Banks

Address by Dr. Manuel Ramos-Francia in the event “Dialogue: The Independence and Autonomy of the Central Banks”. The event was attended by Verónica Artola, General Manager of the Banco Central del Ecuador; Ramon Espinel, Director of Centro de Investigaciones Rurales de la Espol; Manuel Ramos-Francia, Director of the Center for Latin American Monetary Studies; Alberto Dahik, Postgraduate Director of the Universidad de Especialidades Espiritu Santo; and Marco Elizalde, Professor at the Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil.

Conference, 5 – 6 December, 2019
Venue: CEMLA, Mexico City



Central Bank Forums

BdE-CEMLA ProgramBanco de España - CEMLA Technical Assistance Program for Strengthening the Accounting Regulatory Framework.

Financial Information ForumThe Forum aims at strengthening the financial statistics and information models of the Region's central banks. Members are organized into working and discussion groups and research committees.

Forum of FINTECH ExpertsInitiative that brings together the knowledge and experience of central banks, international organizations, related to the implications of new financial technologies for monetary and financial stability.

Remmitances ForumThe Forum aims to contribute to central banks in the region to advance in the analysis of the impact of those resources in the region's developing economies and their financial sectors, and to identify policies to increase remmitance's positive impact.

Payments ForumThe objective of the Forum is to describe and assess the payments systems of Latin America and the Caribbean with a view to identify possible improvement measures in their safety, efficiency and integrity.

Program of Remittances and Financial InclusionAims at providing central banks and other authorities with support in the development of legal and regulatory frameworks to promote the development of financial services and products appropriate for remittance clients.