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.

Presidents of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador present the “Plan of the Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle” at the IDB

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 03:00
**IMPORTANT NOTICE TO THE MEDIA: PLEASE NOTE DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION** U.S. Vice President Joe Biden also to speak at 10 a.m. at Nov. 14 seminar “Investing in Central America: Opening up Opportunities for Growth,” in Washington, D.C.

Book presentation: Better Pensions, Better Jobs

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 09:02
What is the current state of pension coverage in Latin America and the Caribbean? How can governments provide quality pensions for all? “Better Pensions, Better Jobs”, a new publication of the Labor Markets and Social Security Unit at the Inter-American Development Bank, provides answers to these questions by addressing the need to fight against poverty during the elder years and increase formal employment and productivity.

U.S. Treasury recognizes IDB’s support for PACE Training and Employment Support Program in Mexico

Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 03:00
U.S. Treasury presented award to President Luis Alberto Moreno in Washington The Inter-American Development Bank’s support for Mexico’s PACE Training and Employment Support Program was recognized for its development impact by the U.S. Treasury in an award ceremony today.

French Development Agency and the Inter-American Development Bank expand cooperation ties

Monday, October 29, 2012 - 03:00
The French development agency (AFD) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) are expanding their cooperation ties. A new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with AFD was signed October 14 on the occasion of the World Bank Annual Meeting in Tokyo. The new MOU will replace an MOU signed in 2008 between both organizations. 

IDB launches call for innovative solutions and disruptive ideas for the labor inclusion of people with disabilities

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 03:00
Call for solutions for the labor inclusion of people-with a focus on gender-with disabilities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB partners with the OECD and the World Bank to analyze pension systems in Latin America and the Caribbean

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 03:00
Collaboration will produce internationally comparable indicators of pension systems to promote effective policy making

Conference tackles youth unemployment in Latin America

Friday, June 24, 2011 - 18:49
The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the Inter-American Development Bank, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United States Department of State and the International Youth Foundation (IYF) hosted a two-day high level discussion on how to most effectively address the issues of unemployment and social exclusion facing youth at risk in Latin America and the Caribbean in the years ahead.

IDB to unveil study about productivity in Latin America and the Caribbean

Friday, March 19, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will present tomorrow in Cancún, Mexico, a comprehensive study about productivity levels in Latin America and the Caribbean and its impact on economic growth. The findings are part of the upcoming IDB book The Age of Productivity: Transforming Economies from the Bottom Up. The book helps explain why economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean has lagged behind of other regions of the world and it provides recommendations for policymakers on how to improve productivity.