Ten D.C.-area non-profits receive grants to support their social innovation efforts

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 11:45
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will provide funding for local organizations that offer innovative solutions to challenges faced by local Latin American and Caribbean communities Ten non-profit organizations whose work focuses mainly on Latin American and Caribbean communities in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area have been selected to receive “Improving Lives” grants from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

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.

Orange Economy: Innovations you may not know were from Latin America and the Caribbean

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 03:00
Highlighting the contributions of creative talent to social and economic progress, the Inter-American Development Bank today launched the e-book “Orange Economy: Innovations you may not know were from Latin America and the Caribbean”.

Uruguay to implement new national tourism program

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 12:51
IDB will provide support with a $20 million line of credit; the first $5 million tranche will benefit 12 cities and towns along the Uruguay River corridor The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a line of credit for $20 million in investment projects to finance national tourism development in Uruguay. As part of this effort, the IDB gave the green light to a first $5 million disbursal for the Tourism Corridor Development Program, which will help 12 cities and towns along the Uruguay River corridor and their 275,000 residents.

IDB and INTAL announce the winners of the INTALent competition on creative industries

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 03:00
The Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean (INTAL), from the Integration & Trade sector of the Inter-American Development Bank announced the winners of INTALENT, a competition for innovators in creative industries with regional impact.

IDB and Maná join forces to promote environmental protection

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 03:00
Mexican rock band and the Bank to stage video competition based on the song “¿Dónde jugarán los niños?” (“Where will the children play?”) The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Mexican rock band Maná have agreed to promote efforts aimed at protecting the environment and addressing the effects of climate change.

The IDB partners with the Lincoln Center to showcase the potential of creative industries

Monday, September 21, 2015 - 03:00
The Bank supports the Lincoln Center Global Exchange, a gathering of international thought leaders focused on the transformative role of art and culture around the world The Inter-American Development Bank has joined the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts as a key partner for the organization of the Lincoln Center Global Exchange, which took place in New York on September 18, 2015.

FC Barcelona, Carlos Vives, and the IDB come together to harness the power of culture and sports for development

Monday, July 27, 2015 - 03:00
Washington, D.C. –In an event held today at the Inter-American Development Bank headquarters, Luis Suarez and Marc Bartra from FC Barcelona’s starting lines, musical star Carlos Vives, Football Club Barcelona First Vice President Jordi Cardoner i Casaus, and IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno discussed how sports and culture can be used from a development perspective to improve the lives of children and youth in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB launches fourth edition of the Juscelino Kubitschek Award

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 03:00
The prize recognizes the work of organizations to Latin America and the Caribbean’s development Winning institutions will receive $100,000 in each category Candidates may be nominated by individuals or another organization The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched the fourth edition of its Juscelino Kubitschek Award of Merit for Regional Development in Latin American and the Caribbean to recognize the work of leading institutions promoting the region’s economic and social developme

IDB forges alliances with artistic and cultural institutions through its Cultural Development Grants Program

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 03:00
Program chooses 30 institutions to boost social undertakings that drive the creative economy Over the past two decades, through the Cultural Development Grants Program of the External Relations Office, the Inter-American Development Bank has partnered with more than 650 institutions working in the world of art and culture.