Inter-American Development Bank launches call for proposals for Improving Lives Grant in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 03:00
The deadline for proposals is April 27 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched a call for proposals in an effort to identify 10 of the most inspiring and creative initiatives that address the challenges of the Latin American and Caribbean communities located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The Improving Lives grant competition, organized by the IDB’s program of community relations, offers 10 grants of up to US$25,000.00 each to non-profit organizations that are implementing these initiatives.

The IDB selects 14 startups to participate in Demand Solutions Argentina

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 03:00
Fourteen startups in health, water, sanitation and hygiene were selected from a pool of over 100 applicants from 16 countries to participate in Demand Solutions, an event organized by the Inter-American Development Bank that highlights entrepreneurship and innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB announces DC launch of book on public policy and early years

Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 03:00
Join IDB President, Luis Alberto Moreno, at the Washington DC launch of the IDB’s flagship publication, The Early Years: Child Well-Being and the Role of Public Policy. The book editors and IDB specialists on early childhood development, Norbert Schady and Samuel Berlinski, will also participate. Based on the latest research, the book makes a strong case for aggressive public interventions to improve child outcomes as a way to combat widespread inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean, and beyond.

Registration opens for event seeking innovative solutions to development challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 03:00
Registration is open for people who want to participate in Demand Solutions: Ideas for Improving Lives, an innovative, day-long forum that will examine innovative solutions from around the world for development challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Early Childhood Development Program with a 20-year record of success in Jamaica to be Presented at the IDB Sept. 29

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 03:00
Home visits and parental participation are key to Reach Up and Learn, whose materials are being made available worldwide Reach Up and Learn, an early childhood development program implemented over the past 20 years in Jamaica that has had a significant impact on education and workplace outcomes, will be presented at an event at the Inter-American Development Bank I (IDB) on Sept. 29.

FC Barcelona, Carlos Vives and the IDB Together to Harness the Power of Culture and Sports for Development

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 03:00
FC Barcelona players, renowned music artist Carlos Vives, CNN en español senior correspondent Patricia Janiot, and other personalities of the world of culture and sports will share the stage with IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno on July 27th at IDB headquarters in Washington, D.C. The event will showcase life stories, successful projects, and innovative partnerships where culture and sports have played a key role in fostering development of children and youth in Latin America and the Caribbean. This event will be open only to invited guests and accredited press.

What does a trivia game have to do with the IDB?

Monday, December 1, 2014 - 03:00
QuizUp joins forces with the Inter-American Development Bank to promote climate change awareness The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and QuizUp invite you to test your knowledge in climate change related issues with a new trivia topic in one of the world’s fastest growing games. Each round consists of seven timed questions developed by IDB’s in-house specialists.

The IDB Opens Registration for Demand Solutions Event

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 03:00
“Demand Solutions – Ideas for Improving Quality of Life” will harness some of the world’s most creative minds to share innovative solutions addressing development issues. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) opens registration for Demand Solutions, a one-day event on December 2nd at the IDB’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. The event kicks off at 9:00 a.m., and will feature speaker presentations and networking opportunities with innovators who are addressing pressing development challenges around the world.

IDB announces 25 young people chosen for Social Innovation for Development Program

Monday, October 21, 2013 - 14:00
Organized along with Verb Inc., Dell Social Innovation Challenge and Ashoka, the program aims to create a network of young social innovators working to development their communities

IDB launches “Gobernarte” contest for the best government programs

Monday, July 22, 2013 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched "Gobernarte: The Art of Good Government," a contest that will recognize the best examples of innovation in public administration in states, provinces, regions, and other subnational entities in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Gobernarte contest will be carried out over three years with a specific thematic focus for each year. In its first year, the IDB will make awards available for six innovations in two categories: