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.

The impact of the next technological frontiers on trade and integration

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 03:00
INTAL is to hold a major event on innovation and behavioral economics in Buenos Aires on October 5, 2016 Sign up (link in Spanish)

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.

Caribbean Investment Summit seeks to attract foreign direct investment and boost exports

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 03:00
The IDB, CAIPA, and CEDA are organizing the event, to be held in Miami on May 12 and 13, 2016 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA), and the Caribbean Export Development Agency (CEDA) are organizing the Caribbean Investment Summit 2016 to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) by helping investors locate to the Caribbean in order to boost their exports to different markets and make the most of the region's comparative advantages.

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.

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. 

The IDB is looking for the Most Innovative Startups in Latin America and the Caribbean

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched a competition to select startups from Latin America and the Caribbean that will participate in “Demand Solutions: Ideas for Improving Lives in Cities” that will take place on September 29th in Washington, D.C.