Seminar: Key challenges and solutions facing governments in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 03:00
Learn about the key findings about the study Government at a Glance: Latin America and the Caribbean 2017, conducted by IDB and OECD The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Organization from Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) invite you to a discussion with top economists and experts to discuss the state of the public administration in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB signed a US$20 million for Global Loan Program with the Caribbean Development Bank for small Caribbean countries

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) signed today a US$20 million for a Global Loan Program with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) for projects in the four IDA-eligible Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) member countries. This loan was approved yesterday by the CDB’s board. 

Winners from Mexico, Peru, Bolivia and Colombia of the IDB Call for Proposals for new financial instruments for the agricultural sector

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Spanish Trust Fund announced that institutions in Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Bolivia were the winners of the third call for proposals of the Better Conditions for Productivity (MAP) on the topic of new financial instruments for the agricultural sector in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB okays Chile’s public procurement systems for use in Bank projects

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 03:00
First agreement of its kind will enable 100.000 Chilean companies to more efficiently bid on contracts for IDB-financed goods and services The Inter-American Development Bank announced that Chile is the first country whose public procurement system will be accepted by the Bank for use in projects it finances. The decision is the result of an IDB evaluation of Chile’s public procurement system which concluded the country meets international best practices in the area of public contracts and procurement.

IDB selects winners of measuring impact awards

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 03:24
Five project submissions have been selected as the best in evaluating the impact of institutional reforms, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced today. The winning projects will look at a range of areas, from prison rehabilitation in Chile to improving the business climate in Buenos Aires and citizen participation in Lima.  A committee of experts selected the winning projects from a group of 24 finalist submissions. A total of 131 proposals were received from 19 Latin American and Caribbean countries, involving 124 different organizations. 

IDB Caribbean Regional Forum “After the Crisis: Setting the Stage for Resilient Growth”

Monday, September 27, 2010 - 03:00
Convened in The Bahamas by the Inter-American Development Bank on October 1, the forum will bring together the Governors of seven of the IDB’s Caribbean member countries – typically the Ministers of Finance — along with other government officials, Central Bank governors, members of academia and IDB leadership in order to discuss the global economic context and the Caribbean.

IDB to hold seminar on Justice reform in Chile and Latin America

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has invited the President of the Chilean Supreme Court, Urbano Marín, and the Director of the Latin American Studies Program of Georgetown University, Erick Langer, to discuss the accomplishments of Chilean Judiciary and future challenges for Chile and the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region. The event will take place on November 30th at IDB headquarters in Washington D.C.

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.