IDB to recognize project implementing agencies with Superheroes of Development Awards


The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today announced the first edition of its Superheroes of Development Awards, which will recognize outstanding achievements of executing agencies in solving problems or handling risks while implementing development projects.

The competition, which seeks to improve project design and performance through systematic learning and knowledge transfer, will be open to executing agencies working in projects supported by the IDB. For more details, please visit the Superheroes of Development webpage.

Finalists for each category of the awards will be invited to present their work during the IDB Knowledge Week, which will take place in Washington, DC in September, when the winners will be announced.

About the IDB

The Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts cutting-edge research and provides policy advice, technical assistance and training to public and private sector clients throughout the region.