Nov 7, 2000 The Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, and the National Statistics Department of Colombia (DANE) will jointly host an international seminar Nov. 8-10 to identify strategies to promote an accurate count of ethnic and cultural diversity in the censuses of Latin America and the Caribbean.
Oct 6, 2000 The Inter-American Development Bank announced the winners of its Inter-American Awards for Microenterprise Development, which recognize institutions and individuals who have made extraordinary contributions in support of microentrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Jul 7, 2000 The international community expressed its strong political, financial and humanitarian support for the initiatives presented by the Government of Colombia at the first meeting of the Support Group for the Peace Process in Colombia, held in Madrid under the auspices of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Spanish government. Participants in the meeting included European Union and other European countries, Latin American countries, the United States, Canada, Japan, a number of international institutions, and prominent NGOs.
Mar 27, 2000 The Inter-American Development Bank today announced the approval of a $23 million loan to Colombia to strengthen the country’s national system of fiscal control, with focus on its principal agency, the Office of the Comptroller General.*.
Mar 2, 2000 The Inter-American Development Bank announced the approval of a $1.5 million grant for prefeasibility studies for geothermal electricity development in Colombia.
Jan 1, 2000 An unusual gathering took place last June in the village of Yurayaco, in the foothills of the Colombian Amazon. For the first time, the shamans of traditionally rival communities set aside their...
Dec 16, 1999 The Inter-American Development Bank announced the authorization to redirect $133.7 million in loans previously approved for Colombia into an emergency reconstruction and development program to assist the recovery of the country’s coffee-producing region from the earthquake of January 25 of this year.
Dec 8, 1999 The Inter-American Development Bank announced the approval of a $300 million rapid disbursement loan to Colombia to assist with a series of reforms to improve the government’s capacity to deal with the most pressing problems in the financial sector and improve its efficiency.
Sep 27, 1999 The Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, in joint effort with the Andean Development Corporation (CAF) and the Latin American Reserve Fund (FLAR) have agreed to support the program agreed between the Government of Colombia and the IMF.
Sep 22, 1999 The Inter-American Development Bank announced the approval of a $36 million loan to Colombia to initiate an educational reform process that will strengthen decentralized, autonomous management of schools, improve efficiency and social equity in the allocation of resources, and improve quality of educational services.
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