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.

Sub-national Governments of Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico Win the Gobernarte Contest with Gender-Sensitive Initiatives

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 03:00
Gender-sensitive initiatives advanced by the governments of Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo, Mexico City, and Medellín earned the Gobernarte 2016 - Eduardo Campos Award presented by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

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.

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, Maná and its Selva Negra foundation call on youth to record a video for the song “Dónde jugarán los niños?” (“Where Will the Children Play?”)

Monday, June 6, 2016 - 03:00
The Mexican rock band, the foundation and the Bank launch a contest to promote environmental protection and measures to address climate change On Monday, June 6, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Mexican rock band Maná and its foundation Selva Negra launched a video contest inspired by “¿Dónde jugarán los niños?” (“Where Will the Children Play?”), one of the most popular songs in the history of Spanish-language rock.

Inter-American Development Bank to hold Annual Meeting in Nassau, The Bahamas

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 03:00
Online media registration is now available for April 7–10 gathering of Latin American and Caribbean leaders Spotlight on economic challenges, private sector opportunities, urban development, global economic challenges, disaster management The Inter-American Development Bank Group will hold its Annual Meeti

Statement by Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno on Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Monday, December 14, 2015 - 18:27
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) issued the following statement from President Luis Alberto Moreno on the Paris Agreement on Climate Change at COP21. "The Paris Agreement marks a watershed in international efforts to tackle climate change. The agreement is both ambitious and fair. It recognizes the particular vulnerabilities of developing countries and the urgency of collective actions needed to keep global temperatures well below a 2ºC rise above pre-industrial levels.

Smithsonian and the IDB offers free publication to inform tropical land-use decisions

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 03:00
Forty percent of the world’s people share the tropics with 50 percent of the world’s terrestrial life. World population has more than doubled since 1960. Land use decisions will become increasingly controversial as it soars from 7.2 billion to a projected 9.6 billion in 2050.

IDB launches the 3rd edition of Gobernarte to reward innovation in municipal governments

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 03:00
Municipal governments will be eligible to apply to the two categories of the Gobernarte contest The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launches the third edition of the Award “Gobernarte: The Art of Good Government,” which this year will be named after Eduardo Campos, the late governor of Pernambuco, in recognition of his significant contribution to the innovation of public administration in Brazil and in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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.