Costa Rica to Serve Vulnerable Migrant Population with $20 Million IDB Grant

August 10, 2023
The Board of Directors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved today a $20 million grant to Costa Rica to implement the Comprehensive Citizen Security and Violence Prevention Program for the Inclusion of Vulnerable Migrant Groups. The grant aims to make local and migrant populations less vulnerable to violence, marginalization, and discrimination.

Belize to Expand Access to Drinking Water and Optimize Water Providers, with IDB Support

June 05, 2023
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved two complementary programs to enhance the quality of water services in rural and peri-urban areas of Belize. The two operations, totaling $10.64 million, will bring safe drinking water to over 20,000 households in 44 rural communities in the country's six districts and nearly 400 households in peri-urban areas. Program beneficiaries include vulnerable populations such as migrants and Indigenous people.

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.

IDB and Switzerland Boost Sustainable Development in the Amazon

November 10, 2022
$8 million pledge from Switzerland will support the IDB’s Amazon Initiative The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the government of Switzerland today announced a partnership to stimulate sustainable and inclusive development in the Amazon region through the IDB’s Amazon Initiative.

IDB Awards Public Innovations in Five Latin American Countries

October 26, 2022
Judges selected six innovative initiatives from five Latin America countries as the winners of the 8th Gobernarte –Pablo Valenti Award contest sponsored by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).