IDB and Brookings to hold seminar on Prospects and Challenges of Latin American Economy

Friday, October 1, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Latin America Initiative at Brookings will hold a seminar on outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean in the context of current economic recovery on October 7 at IDB Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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.

Press Registration for Inter-American Microenterprise Forum in Uruguay

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank’s Multilateral Investment Fund (FOMIN/MIF) has begun registering the press planning to attend the 13th Inter-American Microenterprise Forum (XIII Foromic 2010) October 6-8 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

IDB launches campaign in Washington, D.C. to help Haitian artists

Friday, September 10, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank has launched the “Haiti’s Colors of Hope” campaign to raise donations in cash and art supplies for Haitian artists affected by the Jan. 12 earthquake. The embassies of Argentina, Guatemala, Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela in Washington, D.C. are also supporting the September 9-16 campaign.

IDB invites business executives from Latin America and the Caribbean to participate in China-LAC Business Forum Summit in Chengdu Oct 21-22

Wednesday, September 1, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is calling business executives in Latin America and the Caribbean to participate in the China-LAC Business Forum in Chengdu, China, on October 21-22, 2010. The IDB and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) are organizing the event in close collaboration with the People’s Bank of China and the Sichuan Provincial Government.

IDB welcomes participation in an online discussion forum on policies to promote racial equality in Latin America and the Caribbean

Monday, August 16, 2010 - 03:00
The Gender and Diversity Unit of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched the Bank‘s first online discussion forum on policies to advance social inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean.  The purpose of the forum is to create a community of practice among academics, NGOs, policy makers and other stakeholders, and to review five country-specific studies (Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru) being conducted by the IDB. 

IDB announces partner institutions for the 2010 Cultural Development Program

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has selected 28 partner institutions to finance and provide technical assistance to small-scale cultural development projects in 21 countries. Under the Bank’s Cultural Development Program, these projects will receive grants of US$3,000 and US$7,000. The Cultural Development Program, managed by the IDB Cultural Center, aims to promote cultural development in Latin America and the Caribbean by financing projects and working hand-in-hand as project partner.

20 best winner ideas in a technology contest

Thursday, July 29, 2010 - 03:00
The Program in Technologies for Financial Inclusion has selected the twenty best ideas among 420 submissions that resulted from its first convocation, made up of a diverse compilation of proposals for technological solutions that suggest innovation, inclusion, and various financial services like micro-insurance, credits, payments and savings.  The second phase of the program starts now in which the twenty winning ideas will receive help in order to develop a business plan with measurable results.   

IDB to unveil study on India-Latin America economic prospects on July 27th

Friday, July 23, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will unveil a study about export opportunities and competitive challenges for Latin America and the Caribbean stemming from growing trade with India during a seminar at the Woodrow Wilson Center on July 27th.

Julie Katzman named IDB Interim Executive Vice President

Wednesday, July 7, 2010 - 03:00
Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno made the following announcement to IDB staff today I would like to inform you that Mr. Daniel Zelikow has tendered his resignation from his position as Executive Vice President of the Bank and informed the Board of Executive Directors in that regard today. I have asked Julie T. Katzman to serve as interim Executive Vice President while we work to fill the position on a permanent basis. Ms. Katzman will continue to fulfill her duties as General Manager of the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF).