Labor and Pensions
Through its Labor Markets and Social Security Unit, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) promotes more and better jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB strives to advance the goals of poverty reduction, equality of opportunities, and higher productivity through employment services and better training, improved design and reach of social insurance, and better labor market analysis and information. In order to achieve these goals, the IDB currently focuses on analytical work and projects in the following four main areas: Intermediation, Labor Training, Social Security and Labor Migration.
Areas of Action
Latin America and Caribbean register middle class growth. Child poverty and inequality problems persist
The middle class now numbers 186 million people, but high levels of inequality prevail and children have fared worst.
Oct 24, 2016.
The Inter-American Development Bank issued a $50 million 3-year fixed-rate note under its EYE Bond program.
Sep 23, 2016.
Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru met in Bogota at the event 'Labor mobility within the Pacific Alliance' to discuss how the labor mobility’s management could go beyond the prevention of irregular migration, with a perspective of employment and human capital development following the so-called "triple win".
Apr 22, 2016.
- A Door to Employment (04:45)
- Honduras Promotes Youth Employment (4:08)
- Youth and Employment (05:03)
- The Age of Productivity (3:40)
- The Age of Productivity (44:24)