Japan and Inter-American Development Bank enter into a New and Comprehensive Partnership on the 40th Anniversary of Japan’s Membership to Address Quality Infrastructure and Climate Change

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 03:00
TOKYO, Japan. - In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Japan’s membership in the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Japanese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Taro Aso and IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno, on the occasion of the President’s visit to the Japan-LAC (Latin America and the Caribbean) Business Forum in Tokyo, agreed to expand the Japan-IDB partnership into a new and comprehensive one mobilizing full package of cooperation modalities.

The impact of the next technological frontiers on trade and integration

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 03:00
INTAL is to hold a major event on innovation and behavioral economics in Buenos Aires on October 5, 2016 Sign up (link in Spanish)

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.

Caribbean Investment Summit seeks to attract foreign direct investment and boost exports

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 03:00
The IDB, CAIPA, and CEDA are organizing the event, to be held in Miami on May 12 and 13, 2016 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA), and the Caribbean Export Development Agency (CEDA) are organizing the Caribbean Investment Summit 2016 to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) by helping investors locate to the Caribbean in order to boost their exports to different markets and make the most of the region's comparative advantages.

IDB, SK Telecom join efforts to spark an early passion for math

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 18:00
Smartphone-powered education robot to be tried in classrooms in Costa Rica Through a partnership between the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Korea-based SK Telecom, Costa Rican preschoolers will have a chance to develop basic skills for algebra, arithmetic and geometry with help from a smartphone-powered education robot.

The IDB is looking for the Most Innovative Startups in Latin America and the Caribbean

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched a competition to select startups from Latin America and the Caribbean that will participate in “Demand Solutions: Ideas for Improving Lives in Cities” that will take place on September 29th in Washington, D.C.

Emsula launches innovative solar power project financed by the IDB

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 03:00
Event inaugurated by the President of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernández On March 20, Embotelladora de Sula S.A. (Emsula) of the Corinsa Group inaugurated the largest photovoltaic rooftop solar system in Latin America in its facilities, located in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.This project was financed with support from the IDB and will contribute 3MW to a facility that bottles soft drinks, juices and purified water for various companies, including Pepsi, Gatorade and Lipton Tea.

Innovation and the future of Latin America and the Caribbean

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 03:00
Journalist Andrés Oppenheimer will present his latest book on innovation The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the World Bank and The Atlantic Council invite you to a conversation about innovation in Latin America on Monday, November 17 at 12:00 noon at the IDB headquarters in Washington, DC.

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 selects 16 most innovative startups to take part in Demand Solutions

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 03:00
Ideas for Improving Quality of Life, which will be held December 2, 2014 at IDB headquarters, aims to bring together creative minds offering innovative solutions to development challenges around the world The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced today 16 startup companies in Latin America that have been chosen from among more than 200 in 22 countries that applied to take part in Ideas for Improving Quality of Life. The companies selected are: