Title: Interview Huascar Eguino - InterAmerican Development Bank (IADB)
Location: Washington, USA
Categories: Interview

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Date Published: Aug. 1, 2017, 11:23 p.m.


his interview gives insights on how Latin American cities are using SMART technologies to positively impact municipal finances. Huascar Eguino also presents the activities of the InterAmerican Development Bank with the local governments of the region related to digital government.

1. What are the key characteristics of the use of digital technologies in the management of municipal finances in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)?

2. How do LAC municipal governments employ digital technologies in order to trigger a positive impact in their finances?

3. In your opinion, what are the main challenges and risks that municipal governments face when deploying projects that incorporate digital technologies?

4. What advice and recommendations would you give to cities of the region wishing to engage in projects based on digital technologies to improve municipal finances?

5. What are the main activities of the IADB in Latin America regarding the use of ICT to increase municipal revenue or reduce expenses?