IDB launches 2017 Call for Proposals to promote Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 03:00
The deadline for accepting proposals is April 26th, 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched the 2017 Call for Proposals of the Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), which supports projects aimed at resolving shared challenges and seizing opportunities for development through regional cooperation among at least three countries. Since 2004, the RPG Initiative has financed 140 projects, investing a total of more than US$103 million.

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.

IIC to host conference on Corporate Governance

Friday, February 21, 2014 - 03:00
Representatives of development finance institutions from 25 countries to focus on transparency, reporting

IDB Publishes Development Financing Data in

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 03:00
Move underscores another step by the IDB to boost transparency and accountability The Inter-American Development Bank has begun publishing this month data on the development financing it provides to Latin America and the Caribbean at, a public web site that provides information about the volume and type of development funds flowing from donors to recipient countries around the world in an intuitive visual format.

IDB begins publishing data under IATI common standard

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is pleased to announce it began publishing data under the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) common standard. IATI is a voluntary, multi-stakeholder effort to make information about aid spending easier to find, use and compare.

IDB boosts whistleblower protections, unveils new ethics code

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced a new code of ethics for its employees and further bolstered protections for whistleblowers, maintaining the IDB’s alignment with international best practices.

IDB and China foster closer ties on development effectiveness

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 15:55
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation (Caitec) held discussions this week in Beijing to exchange knowledge and cooperate on development effectiveness.

IDB joins the global initiative Centers for Learning on Evaluation and Results (CLEAR)

Friday, February 10, 2012 - 03:00
CIDE will be the first CLEAR Center serving Latin America and the Caribbean The Center will be focused on supporting the consolidation of national Monitoring & Evaluation systems to gauge the effectiveness and results of public policy initiatives For the first time, the IDB will play a key role in the consolidation of this CLEAR Center in Mexico The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), for the first time, is joining other donors to participate in the Centers for Learning on Evaluation and Results (C

IDB to join International Aid Transparency Initiative

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 20:03
IATI signing is part of Bank’s efforts to improve transparency The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will become a signatory to IATI, the International Aid Transparency Initiative, a voluntary, multi-stakeholder effort to make information about aid spending easier to find, use and compare, the bank announced today.

IDB’s new accountability mechanism becomes effective

Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 03:00
The new Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (ICIM) started operations as part of the Inter-American Development Bank’s efforts to increase the transparency, accountability and effectiveness of its operations. The Board of Executive Directors declared that the ICIM is effective as of September 9, 2010. The ICIM can now address complaints filed by individuals or groups who feel affected by projects financed by the IDB.