Costa Rica hosts IDB’s Regional Policy Dialogue on Environmental Permitting and Compliance

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 11:47
Escazú, Costa Rica – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), through its Environmental and Social Safeguards Unit, June 18-20 will hold the VII Regional Policy Dialogue (RPD) to help Latin American environmental agencies strengthen their environmental permitting and compliance systems.

The IDB starting a process of public consultation to expand its Procurement Policies

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 14:16
Washington, D.C., February 2019.- The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has formulated an ambitious Expansion of Procurement Policies in order to facilitate the implementation of the Bank's Institutional Strategy, which was recently updated.

IDB launches Central American motion picture cycle as part of AFI Latin American Film Fest

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 09:30
The event, Central Film Fest: Central America + Dominican Republic, will be held in Washington, D.C. to promote and expand the visibility of the regional filmmaking industry’s talent and potential. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in partnership with the AFI 2018 Latin American Film Festival, will hold the Central Film Fest: Central America + Dominican Republic event in Washington, D.C., from Sept. 6 through Oct. 11.

IDB announces the finalists for its Superheroes of Development Award

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 14:05
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today announced the five finalists for the first edition of its Superheroes of Development Award, which recognizes the innovative solutions devised and valuable lessons learned by executing agencies while implementing projects.

IDB to recognize project implementing agencies with Superheroes of Development Awards

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 16:01
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS 13 JULY 2018 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today announced the first edition of its Superheroes of Development Awards, which will recognize outstanding achievements of executing agencies in solving problems or handling risks while implementing development projects.

New collaboration announced between IDB Group and NDB

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 14:04
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), IDB Invest and the New Development Bank (NDB) announced that they have agreed to collaborate on areas of common interest and general cooperation. The memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed in Washington, DC by Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the IDB, James P. Scriven, Chief Executive Officer of the IDB Invest, and K.V. Kamath, President of the NDB.

The Inter-American Development Bank and KfW Renew Partnership

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 12:20
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the German Development Bank (KfW) have renewed their partnership to strengthen their joint efforts in sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The partners expanded this collaboration through a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed on April 20 in the context of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings in Washington D.C.

IDB, Partners Hold Seminar on Taxation in Latin America with Top Government Officials

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 14:54
Washington, D.C. - The Inter-American Development Bank, the Wilson Center, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean are organizing a seminar on Taxation in Latin America on April 20th with top government officials.

Media Advisory - Regional Development Banks to present new study The Future of Work: Regional Perspectives

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 11:26
Launch: Apr. 19 in Washington, D.C. Recent technological innovations in robotics, automation, digital platforms and artificial intelligence are dramatically changing the workforce and labor dynamics around the world. What can governments and other players, including the multilateral development banks, do to face the challenges and leverage the opportunities presented by these trends?

IDB launches call for proposals for Improving Lives Grant in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 12:52
The Improving Lives Grant competition offers 10 grants of up to $25,000 to nonprofit organizations The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched a call for proposals in an effort to identify 10 creative initiatives that address the challenges facing Latin American and Caribbean communities located in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.