IDB to discuss base-of-the-pyramid business models in Latin America and the Caribbean

Monday, February 14, 2011 - 03:00
Bank holds workshop in Washington D.C. with high level executives from more than a dozen Latin American companies on offering products and services to low-income populations The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is holding a workshop with several Latin American companies to discuss innovative business models that provide high-quality products and services to low-income populations in the region and improve their quality of life.

Meet the Author Series Dr. Birute Regine discusses her book Iron Butterflies: Women Transforming Themselves and the World

Friday, February 11, 2011 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Pórtico Bookstore will host a lecture by critically acclaimed author Dr. Birute Regine on Wednesday, February 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the IDB’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. 

IDB Issues Poverty Reduction Bonds

Friday, January 14, 2011 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) (rated Moody’s: Aaa / S&P: AAA) and Daiwa Securities Group announce an issuance of the Poverty Reduction Bonds (the “Bonds”) to support poverty alleviation and improve living conditions of new generations in Latin America and the Caribbean. These Bonds are IDB’s first impact investment bonds of 2011 and they will be offered in Japan. The IDB’s Poverty Reduction Bonds provide an opportunity to Japanese retail investors to contribute to poverty reduction in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB, INTESA SANPAOLO sign memorandum of understanding to foster cooperation

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 03:00
ROME – Inter-American Development Bank President, Luis Alberto Moreno, and Intesa SanPaolo Executive Vice Chairman of the Management Board, Marcello Sala, signed today a memorandum of understanding to work together to promote inclusion and sustainability in the financial industry in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Latin American Carbon Forum calls for action in Cancun

Tuesday, November 2, 2010 - 03:00
Over 500 delegates at the Fifth Latin American Carbon Forum reviewed activities to finance the reduction of greenhouse gases and expressed concern over barriers to carbon mitigation projects and the lack of progress in climate change negotiations.

IDB’s Inter-American Culture and Development Foundation, SEGIB, and OEI to Hold a Forum on “The Presence of Ibero-American Culture in the United States: Building a common agenda”

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Culture and Development Foundation (ICDF) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB),  the Iberoamerican General Secretariat (SEGIB), and the Department of Education, Culture, Science and Technology of the Organization of the Ibero-American States (OEI) will hold the forum, “The Presence of Ibero-American Culture in the United States: Building a Common Agenda”, on October 27-28, 2010 at the IDB Headquarters in Washington, DC. The event is co-sponsored by t

Speech: Chengdu CHINA-LAC Business Summit

Thursday, October 21, 2010 - 03:00
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IDB Cultural Center launches Call-for-proposals for small-scale projects

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 03:00
The Cultural Center of the Inter-American Development Bank is launching an open call-for-proposals to obtain grants for small-scale cultural development projects. Applications must be submitted before January 31, 2011 to the IDB country offices in the 26 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB-CCPIT to host China-LAC Business Forum In Chengdu Oct 21-22

Monday, October 18, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is organizing on October 21&ndash22, 2010 a China-LAC Business Forum in the city of Chengdu, with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and in close collaboration with the People’s Bank of China and the Sichuan Provincial Government.

IDB to Webcast Latin America’s biggest microenterprise forum from Oct.7-8

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - 03:00
The Multilateral Investment Fund will be webcasting seminars and discussion panels during the XIII Inter-American Microenterprise Forum (Foromic 2010) from Oct. 7-8.