Amazonia Forever: European and Amazon Countries, with International Organizations, Strengthen Cooperation to Protect the Region

September 15, 2023
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain  ̶  The president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Ilan Goldfajn, and the first vice president and minister of economic affairs and digital transformation of Spain, Nadia Calviño, today co-chaired a meeting of ministers and representatives of Amazon countries, European member countries of the IDB, donors and international organizations that presented the framework for the Amazonia Forever program.

IDB, BIS Sign Historic Agreement to Promote Financial Inclusion with Innovative Technology

September 14, 2023
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain  ̶ The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) today signed their first-ever collaboration agreement to promote financial inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean through innovative financial technology instruments.

IDB Forms New International Partnerships to Scale Up Development of Green Bond Markets

September 06, 2023
CARTAGENA, Colombia – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has announced three new partnerships with international development organizations to support the development of green bond markets in Latin America and the Caribbean and other emerging markets. The partnerships were announced during the Finance in Common Summit, which is taking place on September 4-6 in Cartagena, Colombia. 

IDB Calls for Greater Collaboration with Public Development Banks to Mobilize Resources for SDGs, Climate Change

September 04, 2023
CARTAGENA, Colombia – Inter-American Development Bank President Ilan Goldfajn called for greater collaboration between multilateral and public development banks to mobilize more resources towards the achievement of the sustainable development goals and addressing climate change during the Finance in Common Summit (FiCS). 

Agenda for 2023 World Summit of Development Banks Unveiled

August 16, 2023
Journalists interested in covering the Finance in Common Summit (FiCS) in person can register until August 25. The Finance in Common Summit (FiCS), to be held from September 4 to 6 in Cartagena, Colombia, announced its agenda featuring ministers of state and presidents of the main global and national development banks.

PPP Americas 2023: Leaders Seek Sustainable, Higher-Impact Public-Private Partnerships

July 20, 2023
The PPP Americas 2023 event organized by the IDB and IDB Invest concluded yesterday, following the successful participation of over 500 attendees from 25 countries around the world. Over the three days of the conference, leaders and experts from the public and private sectors discussed how to bolster public-private partnerships (PPPs) and expand their role in high-priority sectors—like water and sanitation, hospitals, schools, and renewable energy—to achieve greater social impact and contribute to climate action.

European Union-Latin America and Caribbean Partnership Key to Solving Regional and Global Challenges, Says IDB President

July 18, 2023
BRUSSELS – The European Union’s new investment strategy can strengthen the role of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) as a key part of the solution to regional and global challenges, including climate change, biodiversity and food insecurity, IDB President Ilan Goldfajn said at a historic summit between the two regions, which brought together governments from the European Union and the Community of Latin America and Caribbean States for the first time in eight years.