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 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.

Spain commits 2 million Euros to IDB Knowledge Economy Fund

Monday, May 17, 2010 - 03:00
Spain’s Minister of Science and Innovation, Cristina Garmendia Mendizábal, announced a 2 million euro commitment to the Inter-American Development Bank’s Knowledge Economy Fund. The announcement coincides with the VI Summit of European Union and Latin American and Caribbean heads of state, which takes place in Madrid on Tuesday, May 18. The Summit’s main topic is bi-regional cooperation in innovation and technology to foster sustainable growth and social inclusion.

IDB hails development with identity on Latin American and Caribbean indigenous day

Thursday, September 18, 2008 - 03:00
The President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Luis Alberto Moreno, called on the international community to strengthen cooperation in finding solutions to the challenges facing indigenous populations in the region. “A constant effort of this institution is to take on the priorities of the indigenous people’s in its operations to contribute to their development, respecting their rights and diverse identities,” Moreno said during an event at the IDB headquarters in Washington.

IDB research shows food crisis could deepen poverty in 19 countries

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 - 03:00
Latin American and Caribbean countries should strengthen social programs to alleviate the impact of higher food prices among 71 million poor people in the region, newly released numbers on the potential impact of food prices by Inter-American Development Bank show.  More than 26 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean could fall into extreme poverty if food prices remain high, according to the IDB.

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.

Caribbean Prime Ministers to meet IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 - 03:00
The Prime Minister of Bahamas, Rt. Honorable Hubert Alexander Ingraham, the Prime Minister of Barbados, Rt. Honorable David J.H. Thompson, and the Prime Minister of Belize, Rt. Honorable Dean Oliver Barrow will meet with IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno tomorrow, March 20, to discuss development issues of the Caribbean and further enhance that region’s strong relationship with the IDB.