UPDATE - IDB holds discussion week on crime and violence in Latin America

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 03:00
(Postpones presentation by William Bratton) The Inter-American Development Bank is holding a Citizen Security Discussion Week on Crime and Violence in Latin America and the Caribbean on Nov. 16-18, at its headquarters in Washington DC. Events will focus on criminal justice, and violence against women. They will help bring a deeper understanding of how to bring better violence prevention to a region marked by the highest crime rates in the world. They are open to the public and to the media.

IDB launches contest for best anti-corruption cartoons

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is calling on artists to present cartoons to mark the International Anti-Corruption Day on Dec. 9, using humor and satire to promote a deeper awareness and understanding of a phenomenon that harms development. The contest, “For a region with greater integrity and transparency: the image of the fight against corruption,” is open to artists from Latin America and the Caribbean countries. A Jury will select one cartoon as the winner from ten finalists. They will also select two honorable mentions.

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.

The tragedy of domestic violence in Latin America

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) invites you to a conversation with three top experts on preventing domestic violence and abuse in Latin America and the Caribbean, on Tuesday, November 18 at 3:00 p.m. at the IDB headquarters in Washington, DC.

The IDB Opens Registration for Demand Solutions Event

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 03:00
“Demand Solutions – Ideas for Improving Quality of Life” will harness some of the world’s most creative minds to share innovative solutions addressing development issues. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) opens registration for Demand Solutions, a one-day event on December 2nd at the IDB’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. The event kicks off at 9:00 a.m., and will feature speaker presentations and networking opportunities with innovators who are addressing pressing development challenges around the world.

Five states and provinces from Latin America to receive IDB prize for innovative government practices

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will on Jan. 15 award the GobernArte Prize for the most innovative government programs to five states and provinces from Latin America, in the smart government and the citizen security categories. The winners will receive the prize from IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno at a special event in the Bank’s headquarters in Washington, DC. The winners are:

Three organizations from Barbados, Brazil, and Nicaragua win the IDB’s Juscelino Kubitschek Award

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 03:00
Nominations for the prestigious award were received from 496 organizations in 28 Latin American, Caribbean, and European countries  The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced today that three institutions from Barbados, Brazil, and Nicaragua won the Juscelino Kubitschek Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions in economics and finance, and social, cultural, and scientific achievement. 

IDB to announce winners of Juscelino Kubitschek Award

Monday, November 18, 2013 - 03:00
On Tuesday, 19 November, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will announce the winners of the third Juscelino Kubitschek Award of Merit for Regional Development in Latin America and the Caribbean. 

IDB launches “Gobernarte” contest for the best government programs

Monday, July 22, 2013 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched "Gobernarte: The Art of Good Government," a contest that will recognize the best examples of innovation in public administration in states, provinces, regions, and other subnational entities in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Gobernarte contest will be carried out over three years with a specific thematic focus for each year. In its first year, the IDB will make awards available for six innovations in two categories:

Multilateral Development Institutions Support a Robust Vision for Sustainable Development in Post-2015

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 03:00
The leaders of seven multilateral organizations have issued a joint appeal for global support of a report issued by a high-level UN panel that calls for ending extreme poverty and promoting sustainable development.