February 11, 2020
Deadline for accepting proposals for Regional Public goods is April 15, 2020 On February 14, 2020, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will launch the 2020 Call for Proposals for the Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean, which supports projects involving three or more countries.
July 25, 2011
IDB helps provide life skills training and job placement for more than 47,000 Dominican at-risk youth Social Transformation – story of a young future top chef
December 21, 2010
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced the winners of its beyondBanking awards. The awards highlight sustainable environmental, social and corporate governance projects implemented by financial intermediaries (FIs) in Latin America and the Caribbean.
November 15, 2010
The new decade begins with the election of another woman president. Dilma Rousseff, the Labor Party’s candidate, won the presidential elections in Brazil with 56 percent of the votes. Similarly, Laura Chinchilla, candidate for the Partido Liberación Nacional, won the presidential race in Costa Rica with 47 percent of the vote. In Chile, meanwhile, Michelle Bachelet ended her term with an approval rating of 83 percent. Their stories are no longer mere anecdotes, but are charting a new course for women in Latin American politics.
September 22, 2010
Income inequality can increase the probability of being emotionally depressed, particularly among people living in urban areas, according to a new study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
IDB welcomes participation in an online discussion forum on policies to promote racial equality in Latin America and the Caribbean
August 16, 2010
The Gender and Diversity Unit of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched the Bank‘s first online discussion forum on policies to advance social inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean. The purpose of the forum is to create a community of practice among academics, NGOs, policy makers and other stakeholders, and to review five country-specific studies (Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru) being conducted by the IDB.
June 04, 2010
The IDB announces the second phase of the public consultation on the draft of the Operational Policy on Gender Equality in Development, starting today, June 4. This will give stakeholders and the broader public the opportunity to review the document.
May 17, 2010
Spain’s Minister of Science and Innovation, Cristina Garmendia Mendizábal, announced a 2 million euro commitment to the Inter-American Development Bank’s Knowledge Economy Fund. The announcement coincides with the VI Summit of European Union and Latin American and Caribbean heads of state, which takes place in Madrid on Tuesday, May 18. The Summit’s main topic is bi-regional cooperation in innovation and technology to foster sustainable growth and social inclusion.
May 03, 2010
Priscilla Murphy, Mexico City Ten years ago, remittances made home by immigrants abroad already were a major economic factor in Latin America and the Caribbean. However, these flows were largely unnoticed, literally hidden in plain sight.
November 17, 2009
Starting at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 19, 2009, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) hosts the conference “IDB Leadership in Diversity Conference – Setting the Tone from the Top”, at its headquarters in Washington, D.C.