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Climate change education Climate change education

Get ready to teach about climate change.. Learn how to teach about this topic in a constructive and enjoyable way to encourage children and young people to use their creativity and energy to achieve viable, sustainable, and long-term solutions regarding climate change.

PM4R Agile PM4R Agile: 5 steps to hybrid management of development projects

Would you like to know a way to streamline the execution of your project? Strengthen your agile mindset by learning how to apply this 5-step methodology that allows for continuous value delivery, adaptation to changes, and the incorporation of learning during execution.

Road Safety in the Caribbean Region Road Safety in the Caribbean Region

Learn to identify the road safety challenges that the Caribbean faces and understand the importance of designing an action plan based on data and evidence.

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Explore our more than 14,000 publications on the issues that are shaping the future of the region. From digital transformation, gender, inclusion and diversity to climate change and regional integration. Our digital library is a key space to enhance your continuous learning and inform your decision-making. 

Climate Action and the Paris Agreement: the Role of Cities in Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Action and the Paris Agreement: the Role of Cities in Latin America and the Caribbean

More than 6 years after the entry into force of the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the implementation of the consensus reached needs to be accelerated to ensure the achievement of ambitious climate goals.

Superheroes of Development 2022 Superheroes of Development: Projects that Inspire, Lessons that Matter

What do a wind farm in Uruguay, a math tutoring program in Mexico and a plant with three-meter long roots in Trinidad and Tobago have in common? They are all development projects that advanced after facing huge challenges. They are also among the six finalists in the IDB 2022 Superheroes of Development, an initiative that allows the IDB Group to recognize the teams that make the programs that the Bank supports a reality on the ground amid complex and challenging circumstances.

The Invisible Factor: How Well-being and Mental Health Can Improve the High Impact Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Latin America and the Caribbean The Invisible Factor: How Well-being and Mental Health Can Improve the High Impact Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in LAC

All across the high-impact entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem in LAC, entrepreneurs are sharing stories about how difficult it is to successfully maintain and grow their enterprises every day. However, there isnt much we can know about the impact and possible consequences of such pressure on the personal sphere, such as the daily life of the human beings behind every enterprise and their families.

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Structured Finance Uruguay will Strengthen the STEM Skills of Its Students with Support from the IDB

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $30 million loan for Uruguay that will support Ceibal's work to reduce gender and socioeconomic gaps in skills related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

a girl using a covid mask Honduras to Strengthen Its Social Protection System with IDB Support

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $75.9 million loan to improve living conditions in households in the areas of Honduras with the highest rates of extreme poverty, and to cultivate human capital and self-management capacity in those households.

diversity initiatives IDB Announces Winners of 2022 Superheroes of Development Initiative

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced the four winners of the fifth Superheroes of Development contest, which rewards creative and innovative solutions used in development projects financed by the IDB, IDB Invest and IDB Lab (IDB Group) in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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