IDB approves grant funds for countries receiving migrants in Latin America and Caribbean

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 13:22
Grant resources will support inclusive national development investments, regional projects, research, training on critical issues, and innovative solutions impacting development in region The Board of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank has approved the use of its special grant facility to support operations that help countries integrate migrants into local communities and contribute to their development.

IDB launches 2019 Call for Proposals to finance regional projects in Latin America

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:27
THE DEADLINE FOR ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR REGIONAL PUBLIC GOODS IS MARCH 1ST, 2019 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched the 2019 Call for Proposals for the Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), which supports projects involving three or more countries.

Barranquilla, Colombia to host Foromic 2018

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 17:39
The Colombian city of Barranquilla will host the leading event on financial inclusion and business development trends in Latin America and the Caribbean The IDB Group, through its innovation lab MIF, will hold the 21st edition of Foromic, the most important annual event on financial inclusion and business development in the Latin American and Caribbean region.

IDB begins second phase of public consultation on the Strategy on Social Policy for Equity and Productivity

Friday, January 21, 2011 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced the second phase of the public consultation on the draft Strategy on Social Policy for Equity and Productivity. 

IDB begins public consultation on Strategy on Social Policy for Equity and Productivity

Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 03:00
The IDB is initiating the first phase of public consultation on the development of its new Strategy on Social Policy for Equity and Productivity. The Strategy under development will guide the Bank’s operational and analytical work in social areas, with the objective of improving impacts on equity and productivity. 

Pending: capitalizing the gender dividend in Latin America and the Caribbean

Friday, March 19, 2010 - 03:00
CANCÚN, Mexico – While women are rapidly joining the workforce in Latin America and the Caribbean, this region is not fully harnessing women’s potential to raise productivity and boost economic growth, according to a new study by the Inter-American Development Bank. The report, The Gender Dividend – Capitalizing on Women’s Work, fed the discussion at a seminar held here on Friday, ahead of the March 21-23 annual meeting of the IDB Board of Governors.

International Women’s Day

Monday, March 8, 2010 - 03:00
On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the advances of women in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Ten measures to advance gender parity and diversity inclusion will be implemented at the IDB

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank will implement 10 measures for the advancement of women and the inclusion of diversity within the institution, as a result of a two-day conference on gender and diversity held at IDB headquarters last week.

IDB approves grant to boost political participation by Women

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank approved a regional grant of up to $2.25 million to support initiatives to increase political participation by women from Latin America and the Caribbean, especially Afro-descendents and indigenous women.

Development banks join efforts to provide $90 billion for Latin America and the Caribbean

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 - 03:00
Leading multilateral development banks announced today they will increase their support to Latin America and the Caribbean by providing as much as $90 billion during the next two years in a joint effort to spur economic growth in the region by coordinating their crisis response initiatives.