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.

A conversation on the social situation in Latin America

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 03:00
Breakfast invitation for the media to launch the publication Social Pulse 2016: Realities and Perspectives The Inter-American Development Bank invites the press to a media breakfast where the first report on Latin America and the Caribbean’s living conditions will be presented.

Shakira and IDB’s President Moreno invite you to participate in the 4th annual ALAS-IDB early childhood awards: you can still apply!

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 03:00
The activist Shakira, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and the ALAS foundation have extended the contest deadline until the 31st of July, 2016. Your nomination still counts. “One of the most efficient ways to intervene in our society is through early childhood development. As such, IDB and the ALAS Foundation have united forces to identify exemplary programs for infants in the region,” states Shakira, well known for her activism in the area of early childhood development and promotion of the ALAS-IDB Awards.

DC Premier of The Beginning of Life

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 03:00
Movie projection and panel discussion At the Inter-American Development Bank Headquarters, an Expert Panel explores the impact of a child’s early environment on their cognitive, social and emotional development at the DC Premiere of The Beginning of Life. Advancements in neuroscience uncover the crucial role that the early years of children’s lives play in determining their future successes.

Shakira and President Moreno from the IDB invite you to participate in the 4th annual ALAS-IDB early childhood award

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 03:00
The singer Shakira, founder of the ALAS foundation and recognized for her activism in the promotion of early childhood development, is collaborating with the President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Luis Alberto Moreno, to promote quality early childhood development through the 4th annual ALAS-IDB award.

''The Empty Classroom'' premieres in Switzerland

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 03:00
The film has already been exhibited in Germany, Spain, France and seven Latin American countries  The collaborative feature film, produced by the IDB, that reflects the high school dropout crisis in Latin America, will fill the movie theaters of European festivals. 

Do All Children Count? A Special Event on Early Math and Science Education

Monday, November 9, 2015 - 03:00
Award-winning teachers, NASA scientists, Sesame Street characters and a Latin Grammy winner will join education officials and development experts to discuss early math and science education in the early grades at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) headquarters in Washington, DC.

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.

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.

Feature Film “The Empty Classroom” to premiere at the AFI Latin American Film Festival

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 03:00
Gael Garcia Bernal and 10 other Latin American film directors portray the impact of the school dropout phenomenon in the region A new film exploring the impact of Latin America’s alarmingly high school dropout rate will be shown in a free screening on Sept. 28 at the Latin American Film Festival of the American Film Institute in Silver Spring, Maryland.