IDB Documentary Explores Link Between Zip Code and Health
May 30, 2023
A person’s zip code has a more significant impact on their life expectancy than their genes do. This is the premise of Health in the City. How Zip Codes Shape Health in LAC, a documentary produced by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) that examines how urban settings influence our life expectancy and quality of life.
Latin America and the Caribbean: Economic Recovery and Higher Commodity Prices Drive Rebound in Tax Revenues
May 15, 2023
Tax revenues as a share of GDP in Latin America and the Caribbean rebounded to their pre-pandemic level in 2021 amid an economic recovery and higher commodity prices, according to a new report.
IDB Announces New Executive Vice President and Two Vice Presidents
May 12, 2023
Candidates nominated by President Ilan Goldfajn confirmed by the Board of Executive Directors The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced the Executive Vice President and two of the Vice Presidents. Jordan Schwartz will be Executive Vice President, Ana María Ibáñez as Vice President for Sectors and Knowledge, and Anabel González will serve as Vice President for Countries. The candidates were confirmed by the IDB’s Board of Executive Directors.
Mayors from Latin America and the Caribbean to Seek New Financing Sources for Cities
April 19, 2023
Approximately 40 mayors from Latin America and the Caribbean will attend the 2023 Mayors Forum, organized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Cities Network, on April 26 in Denver, USA. The theme of the forum is Financing the Sustainable Development of Cities in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a focus on how local governments can diversify their financing sources.
IDB, Partners Lead UN 2023 Water Sessions on Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean
March 22, 2023
Most important event on water and sanitation in a generation to explore water’s importance to sustainable development and the future of our planet.
Governors Embrace Vision, Priorities and Plans for the IDB Group
March 19, 2023
PANAMA CITY – The Boards of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank and IDB Invest approved resolutions that will shape the future of IDB, IDB Invest, and IDB Lab – which together make up the IDB Group. The Governors also expressed support for the IDB new President’s vision and priorities.
IDB to Reinforce Strategic Support for Amazon Region
March 16, 2023
PANAMA CITY – The President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Ilan Goldfajn, met today with representatives from Amazon and donor countries to discuss the urgent call for coordinated action to protect the ecosystems of the Amazon Basin. The meeting took place during the Annual Meeting of the IDB and IDB Invest Boards of Governors in Panama. Amazon countries reaffirmed their strong commitment to curb deforestation and identify sustainable methods to protect the forest, providing real economic opportunities for local communities.
IDB Centers Support on Social Development, Climate Impact and Sustainable Growth in Central America and Dominican Republic
February 21, 2023
SAN PEDRO, Belize – The Governors of Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) member countries in Central America and the Dominican Republic have gathered in Belize on February 20 and 21 for their 36th annual meeting.
IDB and IDB Invest to Hold Annual Meetings in Panama on March 16-19
February 10, 2023
Media registration is open for this important gathering of Latin American and Caribbean financial and economic leaders. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and IDB Invest will hold their 2023 Annual Meeting in Panama on March 16-19. Economic and financial leaders from their 48 member countries and the private sector will discuss development challenges and opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean, ranging from tackling climate change to ensuring equitable and sustainable growth.
IDB President Goldfajn Presents Vision and Priorities in Inaugural Address
January 12, 2023
In his inaugural address today the president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Ilan Goldfajn, laid out his vision and priorities to make the IDB the most trusted, agile and important development partner for Latin America and the Caribbean.