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.

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).

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.

IDB announces DC launch of book on public policy and early years

Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 03:00
Join IDB President, Luis Alberto Moreno, at the Washington DC launch of the IDB’s flagship publication, The Early Years: Child Well-Being and the Role of Public Policy. The book editors and IDB specialists on early childhood development, Norbert Schady and Samuel Berlinski, will also participate. Based on the latest research, the book makes a strong case for aggressive public interventions to improve child outcomes as a way to combat widespread inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean, and beyond.

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.

Early Childhood Development Program with a 20-year record of success in Jamaica to be Presented at the IDB Sept. 29

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 03:00
Home visits and parental participation are key to Reach Up and Learn, whose materials are being made available worldwide Reach Up and Learn, an early childhood development program implemented over the past 20 years in Jamaica that has had a significant impact on education and workplace outcomes, will be presented at an event at the Inter-American Development Bank I (IDB) on Sept. 29.

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. 

FC Barcelona, Carlos Vives and the IDB Together to Harness the Power of Culture and Sports for Development

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 03:00
FC Barcelona players, renowned music artist Carlos Vives, CNN en español senior correspondent Patricia Janiot, and other personalities of the world of culture and sports will share the stage with IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno on July 27th at IDB headquarters in Washington, D.C. The event will showcase life stories, successful projects, and innovative partnerships where culture and sports have played a key role in fostering development of children and youth in Latin America and the Caribbean. This event will be open only to invited guests and accredited press.