Young performers from Rio slums visit DC high school to show a way toward a brighter future

Monday, September 10, 2012 - 03:00
Media invited to workshop and performance at Bell Multicultural High School on Friday, Sept. 14 A group of 20 young Brazilian artists from Rio de Janeiro slums will spend the day at Bell Multicultural High School in Washington, D.C. on Friday, Sept. 14 to show how the performing arts are helping young people stay away from gang violence and prepare for full-time employment.

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).

IDB begins second phase of public consultation for gender equality policy

Friday, June 4, 2010 - 03:00
The IDB announces the second phase of the public consultation on the draft of the Operational Policy on Gender Equality in Development, starting today, June 4. This will give stakeholders and the broader public the opportunity to review the document.

IDB releases draft of new Access to Information Policy

Monday, April 26, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank management today submitted a draft Access to Information Policy to its Board of Executive Directors.  The document and an accompanying Background Paper are simultaneously being made available to the public, after incorporating suggestions from a public consultation that concluded April 18.

IDB to donate toys, food and other basic items to low income Latino families in the Washington, DC area

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 - 03:00
  WHAT:    Hundreds of toys, dozens of boxes of food, movie tickets and more will be distributed by the employees of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to low income Latino and Caribbean families in the Washington, DC area. Rosemount Center will be one of the centers through which  children and families will receive a gesture of solidarity from this international organization. WHEN:

IDB to hold business seminar on infrastructure projects in Latin America

Thursday, April 12, 2007 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank will hold its annual Business Seminar on Financing Public and Private Infrastructure Projects in Latin America and the Caribbean on April 19 and 20 at its Washington, D.C. headquarters. In line with IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno’s emphasis on promoting the development of renewable energy sources in the region, particularly biofuels, the seminar will highlight the Bank’s activities in this sector. Experts will also discuss the IDB’s Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Initiative (SECCI), as well as carbon finance and energy conservation.

Strengthening Latino philanthropic leadership in Washington, DC

Friday, February 10, 2006 - 03:00
Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno yesterday called on the local private and public sectors to work together on community-based initiatives aimed at improving the education, health and economic development of the Latino community.  Moreno was the keynote speaker at the kick-off event of the Latino Federation of Greater Washington, an initiative of the Council of Latino Agencies (CLA) that seeks to expand Latino leadership and participation in organized philanthropy in the Washington DC area.