OUR EVENTS BRING TOGETHER IDB EXPERTS AND THOUGHT LEADERS:

UPCOMING EVENTS

THE PATH TO BETTER INFRASTRUCTURE IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

To close its infrastructure gap, Latin America and the Caribbean needs more than investment in new structures. In this new study, the IDB provides an in-depth diagnostic of access, quality, and affordability of infrastructure services in the region.

Challenges and opportunities Post-COVID-19

Regional analysis of policies for a sustained recovery in the medium and long term, focusing on productive policies, social policies and macro-fiscal policies.

Open learning for Latin America and the Caribbean

The coronavirus is changing the way people access education and training opportunities. The IDB has created the #Movingonline initiative, supporting the transition from face-to-face  to online training.

Open-Source Digital Solutions to Help Governments and Institutions Respond to Emergencies

The “Zero Line” web application enables citizen services to continue in a time of social distancing.

Economic policy recommendations to combat the effects of the coronavirus

Economic and fiscal policy recommendations to help governments to combat the effects of the coronavirus.

2020 IDB LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN COUNTRY SUPPORT

highlights

Up to

$15B

in disbursements to respond to the crisis

Highlight 2

Immediate response and long-term strategy

Highlight 3

$7B

IDB Invest financing available for the private sector

Highlight 4

$1B

Raised in issuance of public bonds in dollars

PROFISCO

Brazil reaps benefits of digitizing its invoices

The digitization of invoices in Brazil has contributed to greater transparency, efficiency and tax collection, benefiting the government, companies and citizens.

Lasting light for rural communities in Suriname

Lasting light for rural communities in Suriname

Over 100 isolated communities in Surinam had only intermittent electricity, mostly from polluting generators. An IDB-financed electrification program brought 24-hour access to energy and light, transforming their quality of life.

The Neediest and the Hardest to Reach: Informal Workers Face the Pandemic

The Neediest and the Hardest to Reach: Informal Workers Face the Pandemic

For the millions living day to day across the region, the coronavirus presents an especially bleak reality. What policies can help carry them through the crisis?

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