Multilateral Development Banks to meet in Washington, D.C. April 22 for the Global Infrastructure Forum 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 03:00
Harnessing public and private resources to deliver inclusive, sustainable infrastructure worldwide Increasing access to, and enhancing the quality of, basic infrastructure services remains a critical challenge, especially in developing countries.

Multilateral Development Banks to meet in Washington, D.C. April 22 for the 2nd Global Infrastructure Forum

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 03:00
Annual gathering focuses on finding ways to harness public and private resources to deliver inclusive, sustainable infrastructure worldwide Top officials from Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs), the United Nations and the G-20 will meet Apr. 22 to discuss opportunities to harness public and private resources to improve infrastructure worldwide, especially in less-developed countries, and to ensure that investments are environmentally, social and economically sustainable.

JICA and the IDB Formalize a New Agreement for Co-financing in US Currency

Friday, December 16, 2016 - 03:00
Building off decades of partnership, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) formalized a new agreement, which amends a previous arrangement, that will include the United States dollar as the official currency for JICA loans. The agreement is complemented by the launch of the first IDB-JICA project financed in the new currency.

ECLAC, CAF and IDB Launch Database on Infrastructure Investments in Latin America and the Caribbean

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 03:00
INFRALATAM presents figures from 15 of the region’s countries for the 2008-2013 period The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the CAF–Development Bank of Latin America, and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) are making available as of today the INFRALATAM website that offers figures on infrastructure investments made in countries of the region.

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.

Inter-American Development Bank to hold Annual Meeting in Nassau, The Bahamas

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 03:00
Online media registration is now available for April 7–10 gathering of Latin American and Caribbean leaders Spotlight on economic challenges, private sector opportunities, urban development, global economic challenges, disaster management The Inter-American Development Bank Group will hold its Annual Meeti

International experts to discuss potential future scenarios for water, energy, agriculture, and mining in Latin America

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 03:00
LAC 2025: The water-energy-food-mining nexus will be held on Monday, July 6th at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Headquarters in Washington D.C. This event will include several sector-based scenarios, which could affect four strategic sectors for Latin America and Caribbean economies in the next 10 years.

Second edition of Proyecto Luz Amarilla gets under way

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 03:00
Public awareness campaign to promote road safety in Latin America and the Caribbean through responsible driving The road safety program Proyecto Luz Amarilla is seeking entries from young video producers aged 18 to 30 and living in Latin America or the Caribbean for a contest designed to encourage other young people to drive responsibly and reduce road accidents and fatalities.

Emsula launches innovative solar power project financed by the IDB

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 03:00
Event inaugurated by the President of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernández On March 20, Embotelladora de Sula S.A. (Emsula) of the Corinsa Group inaugurated the largest photovoltaic rooftop solar system in Latin America in its facilities, located in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.This project was financed with support from the IDB and will contribute 3MW to a facility that bottles soft drinks, juices and purified water for various companies, including Pepsi, Gatorade and Lipton Tea.

PPP Americas Conference to examine options for increasing infrastructure investment

Friday, March 13, 2015 - 03:00
Registration is open for leading conference on Public-Private Partnerships in Punta del Este, Uruguay, April 13-15 As infrastructure investment in Latin America and the Caribbean continues to fall short of the levels needed for economic development, experts, private-sector representatives and senior officials will meet April 13-15 in Punta del Este, Uruguay, at the 2015 PPPAmericas Conference to look at how to increase investment through public-private partnerships.