May 26, 2020
Washington, D.C. – The Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit that operates Wikipedia, has joined the Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB) Coalition for Transversal Skills in the 21st Century, centered on ensuring inclusion, equity, and quality education in Latin American and Caribbean countries.
March 10, 2020
Gathering will take place in Barranquilla, Colombia, in the first half of September 2020 The President of Colombia participated via telephone in a meeting of the IDB Board The Board of Executive Directors of the Inter-American Development Bank, in a meeting with the participation of the President of Colombia, Ivan Duque Marquez, announced today that the IDB Group’s 2020 Annual Meeting has been rescheduled and will take place in Barranquilla, Colombia, in the first half of September 2020.
June 13, 2019
An increase of over 22 percent on the previous year, boosting projects that help developing countries and emerging economies cut emissions and address climate risks – joint report.
March 31, 2009
Governments approve kicking off process to review IDB capital levels. Seminars, dialogues, exhibitions and debates mark IDB’s 50-year anniversary. MEDELLÍN, Colombia – For nearly a week ending today, this picturesque and thriving city transformed itself into the economic epicenter of Latin America and the Caribbean.
March 30, 2009
Second and last day of official sessions of the Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank, at the Plaza Mayor Convention Center. Representatives of the 48 member-countries are discussing during the two-day meeting the economic situation of Latin America and the Caribbean and ways the IDB can increase support to the region. In the evening, after the closing session, a socio-cultural event with artist Carlinhos Brown will take place at the Metropolitan Theater. 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
March 30, 2009
MEDELLÍN, Colombia – The Board of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today instructed the Bank’s management to “start immediately” to review the need for an increase in its ordinary capital, which currently stands at $101 billion, and a replenishment of its concessional lending window, the Fund for Special Operations.
March 30, 2009
MEDELLÍN, Colombia – The Inter-American Development Bank today closed the 50th annual meeting of its Board of Governors, starting a review process for a capital increase in light of the challenges posed by the global economic crisis on Latin America and the Caribbean. The Board of Governors, the Bank’s top policy-making body, brings together representatives from the 48 member countries of the IDB, the leading source of long-term lending for this region.
March 29, 2009
Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank begins today. U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno will speak during the inaugural session. Representatives of the 48 member-countries will discuss during the two-day meeting the economic situation of Latin America and the Caribbean and ways the IDB can increase support to the region. 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Informal meeting of the Board of Governors. (This event is closed to the public) 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Prepared Statement by Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner at the Inter-American Development Bank’s Annual Meeting of the Boards of Governors
March 29, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 29, 2009 CONTACT: Treasury Public Affairs (202) 622-2960 Medellin, Colombia -- President Moreno, ministers, ladies and gentlemen, I am delighted to be able to join you today. I would like to thank the Government of Colombia for hosting this important meeting in this historic city of Medellin. We meet at a critical time, for this hemisphere, for the global economy, and for the Inter-American Development Bank.
March 28, 2009
MEDELLIN, Colombia – Leading economists discussed today the global financial crisis and economic and social policies that may help Latin America and the Caribbean weather the turbulent times. Nobel Prize winner and Harvard Business School professor Robert Merton; Paul Collier, director for the Center for the Study of African Economies at the University of Oxford, and Juan Enríquez Cabot, an expert in the impact of biotechnology on the quality of life, expressed their points of view in a seminar moderated by Foreign Policy magazine editor Moisés Naim.