Finance Ministers of more than 30 countries and high officials of multilateral organizations to meet Oct. 11 at the IDB

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 03:00
Finance ministers from 34 countries of the Americas and the Caribbean are expected to attend a high-level meeting on October 11 with executives of the Inter-American Development (IDB), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) to discuss policy options for financial inclusion and regional trade integration. Argentine Finance Minister Luis Andrés Caputo will chair the Ninth Meeting of Finance Ministers of the Americas and the Caribbean, which will be held at the IDB’s headquarters.

Multilateral Development Banks to meet in Washington, D.C. April 22 for the Global Infrastructure Forum 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 03:00
Harnessing public and private resources to deliver inclusive, sustainable infrastructure worldwide Increasing access to, and enhancing the quality of, basic infrastructure services remains a critical challenge, especially in developing countries.

IDB launches seminal report on climate risk and stranded assets

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 10:56
Study aims to provide a deeper understanding of potential costs and to highlight opportunities for future work, in Latin America and the Caribbean and globally The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched the report “Stranded Assets: a Climate Risk Challenge,” authored by a team from the University of Oxford led by Ben Caldecott, and edited by the IDB’s Ana Rios.

IDB and BBVA strengthen their partnership in Latin America and the Caribbean

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and BBVA, a leading Spanish financial group, today announced they will expand their partnership to collaborate in various fields related to banking in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Advances in financial inclusion will be the focus of Foromic in Chile

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 03:00
Region´s largest event on microfinance and entrepreneurship to be held October 26-28 with 1,200 participants from more than 40 countries The Inter-American Microenterprise Forum (Foromic), the largest annual event related to microfinance and entrepreneurship in Latin America and the Caribbean, will be held in Santiago, Chile, from October 26 to 28.

Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum 2015 with an eye towards the International Climate Conference, COP21

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 03:00
GENEVA, Switzerland - The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the government of Chile will host the 9th Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum (LACCF 2015) in Santiago de Chile from September 9-11. The conference will cover the latest developments in market-based mechanisms to address climate change, carbon trading, climate finance, and low-emission development. 

Sixth Latin American Treasury Forum Seminar discusses recent developments in Government Treasury Management

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 03:00
The Dominican Republic Ministry of Finance, Latin American Treasury Forum (FOTEGAL), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and World Bank (WB) jointly organized the sixth annual seminar that took place in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, during August 26-28, 2015. 

Multilateral Development Banks provided $28 billion in climate finance in 2014

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 03:00
The world’s six large multilateral development banks (MDBs) delivered over $28 billion in financing last year to help developing countries and emerging economies mitigate and adapt to the challenges of climate change. The latest figures bring total collective commitments of the past four years to more than $100 billion. In 2014, the six banks together provided over $23 billion dedicated to mitigation efforts and $5 billion for adaptation work, according to the fourth joint report on MDB Climate Finance.

Inter-American Development Bank changes date of CFO appointment

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:35
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced that the effective date of Gustavo de Rosa’s appointment as General Manager of the Finance Department and Chief Financial Officer will be postponed from November 1, 2014 to January 31st, 2015. De Rosa’s appointment was announced in July 2014. This postponement reflects the current workload at the Office of Risk Management as it continues to develop the Bank’s new Capital Adequacy Policy. 

IDB and European Investment Bank establish facilities to support internationalization of small and medium-sized enterprises

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 03:00
Loans will support trade and investment of SMEs in Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) today announced the creation of two facilities that will finance the international expansion of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) from Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. EIB President Werner Hoyer and IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno signed a document in Cologne to formalize the agreement.