October 21, 2020
The awards are for employment, job creation and financial services to support Venezuelans
October 15, 2020
In 17 of the 23 Latin American and Caribbean countries analyzed, the number of women who report owning a mobile phone is lower compared to men. The greater the gender gap with respect to mobile phone ownership, the lower women’s participation in the workforce.
October 15, 2020
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), through its innovation laboratory, IDB Lab, and in collaboration with the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), is pleased to announce that eight proposals were selected for project design under the Beyond Tourism Challenge. The applications were from Barbados, Belize, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Haiti, Guyana, Panama and Trinidad and Tobago.
October 14, 2020
This technical cooperation, financed by the Japan Special Fund, will reduce the impact of COVID-19 on learning for vulnerable young people in both countries, and will extend good practices to the Mesoamerican region. The discontinuity of educational services, due to COVID-19, will have a negative impact on student dropout and learning, especially for the most vulnerable young people in Mesoamerica.
October 07, 2020
Country to support social inclusion of persons with disabilities and invest in digital transformation of its tax-collecting system in two operations approved by the IDB The Inter-American Development Bank has approved two loans for Panama that are designed to help it make progress in the social inclusion of people with disabilities on one hand and also enhance the efficiency of its tax administration. Including people with disability
October 02, 2020
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) President Mauricio Claver-Carone today hosted a virtual meeting with World Bank President David Malpass and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva to discuss proposals to enhance and align their COVID-19 response efforts in Latin American and the Caribbean.
October 01, 2020
On his first day as President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Mauricio Claver-Carone spoke with IDB Group staff to discuss his vision and goals for his five-year term.
September 30, 2020
Smarter Crowdsourcing in the Age of Coronavirus Project Gives Governments New Tools To Address the Pandemic as the Project Passes the Halfway Point. BROOKLYN, NY – The Governance Lab (The GovLab) at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering (NYU) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) are pleased to share the results of the first two “Smarter Crowdsourcing in the
September 24, 2020
The Hub is the first website that consolidates into a single location and facilitates access to resources and knowledge about early childhood produced throughout the region. This collective learning initiative is being driven by the Early Childhood Development Innovation Fund, an alliance of the IDB, FEMSA Foundation, Maria Cecilia Souto Vidigal Foundation, Open Society Foundations, and Porticus. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), together with its partners in the
September 24, 2020
The energy, transport, and water and sanitation observatories will increase the availability of reliable data in Latin America and the Caribbean The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will launch three data observatories to plan infrastructure investments and speed up development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The observatories, jointly developed with other international partners, will provide access to reliable and up-to-date data in the water and sanitation, energy, and transportation sectors.