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).

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.

Conversation about child care centers in Latin America: are they effective?

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 03:00
Breakfast invitation to the media for the presentation of the publication: How is child care quality measured? The Inter-American Development Bank invites the press to a media breakfast to report on the situation of child development in Latin America, where the publication on How is child care quality measured? will be presented. During the event, statistics on coverage and quality of childcare centers in different Latin-American countries will be offered and six critical to define the quality of a kindergarten for children aged 0 to 3 years will be analyzed.

Gender Equality – An Issue for Women and Men Alike

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 07:36
International Women’s Day is a fitting time to reflect upon all the progress that Latin America and the Caribbean has made on gender equality and how much more the region needs to do in order to achieve true parity between men and women.  Gender equality in an issue that concerns everybody due to its potential to build more prosperous economies and fairer societies. The region is already feeling the impact of growing women’s participation in the labor market, which has helped to dramatically reduce poverty over the past decade. 

Danper S.A.C. obtains international gender equality certification with IDB support

Friday, December 11, 2015 - 03:00
EDGE certification guides private sector companies on improving gender equality Danper, a leading agribusiness company based in Trujillo, Peru, and a client of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), has obtained a gender certification from EDGE Strategy (Economic Dividends for Gender Equality), a leading global certification standard in gender equality.

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.

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.

Sixth Latin American Treasury Forum Seminar discusses recent developments in Government Treasury Management

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 03:00
The Dominican Republic Ministry of Finance, Latin American Treasury Forum (FOTEGAL), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and World Bank (WB) jointly organized the sixth annual seminar that took place in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, during August 26-28, 2015. 

Statement by MDB/IMF Heads on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women

Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 04:00
This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women, held in Beijing in September, 1995. At that Conference, the U.N. member states unanimously endorsed a platform for Action to promote gender equality and empower women.