Call for proposals to improve SME's access to finance and competitiveness in Latin America and the Caribbean

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank, in collaboration with the Spanish General Trust Fund, announces a new call for proposals to improve financial and private sector development policies in Latin America and the Caribbean.

MIF + IDB + CAF Call for Proposals Program in “Technologies for Financial Inclusion”

Monday, May 10, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) and the Andean Development Corporation (CAF) have announced a call for project ideas that would improve the low-income population’s access to financial services by applying innovative technological solutions in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB fund to hold conference in Mexico on future of remittances

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank’s Multilateral Investment Fund will hold May 6-7 in Mexico the conference RemesAmericas – Remittances for the Future, which will bring together government officials, financial executives and delegates from international organizations involved in migration issues.

IDB, Ricky Martin Foundation, Ayuda and local partners launch campaign against human trafficking in Washington, D.C .

Thursday, April 24, 2008 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Ricky Martin Foundation, the non-governmental organization Ayuda and the DC Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs have partnered to launch Call and Live in Washington DC, a campaign that promotes an anti-trafficking hotline for prevention and victim protection. Other local partners of the initiative include Telemundo, Univisión, Washington Hispanic and Radio Viva 900.

IDB Fund to present findings of Survey on Remittances from United States to Latin America

Thursday, April 24, 2008 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank’s Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) will hold a news conference on Wednesday, April 30 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, to present the findings of a survey on remittances from the United States to Latin America. Remittances, the money transfers made by migrant workers to their homelands, are a vital source of income for hundreds of millions of families in developing countries around the world. Last year Latin America and the Caribbean received some US$66.5 billion from its expatriates, most of it from the United States.

IDB and Italian Trust Fund will launch call for innovative projects in Latin America, Caribbean during IDB-IIC Annual Meeting of Boards of Governors

Friday, April 4, 2008 - 03:00
MIAMI – On April 5 at 12:15 p.m. at its Annual Meeting, the Inter-American Development Bank will launch a grant program entitled “Innovation for Inclusive Development“ to improve the quality of life of the poor and excluded in Latin America and the Caribbean. The event will take place at the Miami Beach Convention Center, Room C-228, from 12:15 p.m. to 1.15 p.m.

DIRECTV, IDB, Microsoft to present "Rock, Paper, Scissors" campaign

Tuesday, April 1, 2008 - 03:00
WHAT:    Piedra, Papel y Tijera (Rock, Paper & Scissors), a DIRECTV initiative in partnership with  the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Microsoft aimed at transforming the physical infrastructure of schools and educational centers while promoting the development of low-income communities throughout Latin America.  The inaugural activity under this initiative will take place in the U.S.

IDB launches first Sustainability Review

Wednesday, April 26, 2006 - 03:00
The first edition of a review that describes the IDB’s progress in promoting social and environmental sustainability in its member countries in Latin America and the Caribbean was launched April 25 at a reception at the Bank attended by government officials, members of nongovernmental organizations, Bank board members and senior managers, and the press.