Introducing the winners of the ALAS-IDB 2017 Awards

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 19:00
In a highly competitive edition, among the winners of the awards that celebrate educational innovation for early childhood development we find Brazil, Colombia and Guatemala. Washington, DC, Nov 9.

Shakira and the Inter-American Development Bank President present the ALAS-IDB 2016 Awards finalists

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 03:00
Washington, DC, Oct. 16.- Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) President Luis Alberto Moreno, international artist and education activist Shakira and the ALAS Foundation are joining forces again to recognize and reward the early-childhood education improvement and innovation champions in our region.

Latin America and the Caribbean faces critical skills gap, IDB study finds

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 03:00
· Despite spending more than 5% of GDP on education and skills programs, region lags many peer nations · Government actions key to forming workforce capable of dealing with future challenges MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Despite well-intentioned efforts, many government programs fail to provide Latin American and Caribbean children and adults with the skills they need to thrive, the Inter-American Development Bank’s 2017 flagship study finds.

The IDB and Miami Dade College select eighteen startups from Latin America, the Caribbean and South Florida to participate in Demand Solutions Miami 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 13:58
Miami Dade College (MDC) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will host Demand Solutions Miami on Thursday, Oct. 19, at the Wolfson Campus in Downtown Miami. Eighteen startups in design, fashion, gastronomy, music and multimedia have been selected to participate in a one-of-a-kind conference that will highlight innovation and entrepreneurship that improves lives.

High crime rates in the Caribbean require new evidence-based policy approaches - IDB study

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 03:00
Violence in the Caribbean is highly concentrated in certain neighborhoods and demographic groups The Caribbean region needs to redirect its anti-crime efforts in favor of more interventions that are evidence-based and targeted at high-risk individuals and geographic areas, with improved monitoring of police and justice systems, a study by the Inter-American Development Bank recommends.

The IDB will invest $24 million to improve education in Haiti

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 03:00
The program will improve the quality of education, the training of teachers and the number of children in school The InterAmerican Development Bank (IDB) has approved a new donation to expand access to education, improve the quality of education and strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Education in Haiti. This is the fourth of five contributions in support of the 2010-2015 Operational Plan, which establishes the educational goals of the Caribbean nation.

Haiti to improve children’s education with $50 million IDB grant

Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 03:00
Project will focus on improving education access and quality as part of the Haitian Education Plan 2010 - 2015 for as many as 360,000 children

IDB donates $50 million for education in Haiti

Thursday, November 24, 2011 - 03:00
Second grant to support a reform to expand access to free, quality education services The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced the approval of a $50 million grant to support the education reform Haiti launched in 2010, seeking to expand access to free, quality education for all Haitian children.

A vision of an empowered Haiti: Happy Hearts Fund and IDB partner to support Education in Haiti

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 03:00
NEW YORK, NY – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Happy Hearts Fund (HHF) today entered into a Memorandum of Understanding, (MoU) harmonizing efforts, in support of the Government of Haiti (GOH) to build back schools that were affected by the January 12, 2010 earthquake, thus making a long-term and sustainable commitment for the future of the people of Haiti.

Shakira, IDB to help Haitian government rebuild historical public school

Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 18:37
Support for Haiti’s reform to expand access to free, quality education PORT-AU-PRINCE – The Inter-American Development Bank and Colombian singer Shakira’s Barefoot Foundation today announced they will support the Haitian government’s efforts to rebuild a historical public school in the capital’s downtown area.