Governments and Private Sector Seek to Fix Latin American and Caribbean Housing Shortage
September 28, 2022
45% of the population of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) do not have a decent home to live in, which means that they live in inadequate housing, built with low-quality materials, or lack essential services. To analyze this problem, the IDB Group is organizing September 29 and 30 the 2022 Housing Forum: Resilient solutions to reduce the housing deficit in Latin America and the Caribbean. It is a high-level event that brings together the leaders of this sector.
Experts to Analyze How to Hasten Sustainability Revolution in Latin America, Caribbean
September 07, 2022
The One Region, One Commitment conference will take place on September 14, on the cusp of COP27 On September 14th, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and its private-sector arm, IDB Invest, will hold the One Region, One Commitment virtual conference, where members of governments, the private sector, civil society, and academia will jointly examine the progress countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have made toward building low-carbon, climate-resilient economies.
2022 Annual Meeting Inaugural Session Will Be Streamed Live on Monday, March 28
March 22, 2022
Registration is open to members of the media until March 25 The inaugural session of the Inter-American Development Bank and IDB Invest Annual Meeting will be transmitted live on Monday, March 28 at 8:30 a.m. EDT (Washington D.C.).
IDB Group holds forum on sustainable recovery in advance of UN conferences
June 23, 2021
Media Advisory • "One Region, One Commitment"virtual summit will bring together officials from the region to showcase progress in climate and biodiversity policies on the road to COP15 and COP26 • Innovative financial projects and mechanisms that are driving transformations towards net-zero-emission and resilient economies to be presented The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will hold the One Region, One Commitment
IDB launches 2017 Call for Proposals to promote Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean
February 24, 2017
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.
Inter-American Development Bank to hold Annual Meeting in Nassau, The Bahamas
February 11, 2016
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 Mee
Multilateral Development Banks provided $28 billion in climate finance in 2014
June 16, 2015
The world’s six large multilateral development banks (MDBs) delivered over $28 billion in financing last year to help developing countries and emerging economies mitigate and adapt to the challenges of climate change. The latest figures bring total collective commitments of the past four years to more than $100 billion. In 2014, the six banks together provided over $23 billion dedicated to mitigation efforts and $5 billion for adaptation work, according to the fourth joint report on MDB Climate Finance.
Emsula launches innovative solar power project financed by the IDB
March 25, 2015
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.
What does a trivia game have to do with the IDB?
December 01, 2014
QuizUp joins forces with the Inter-American Development Bank to promote climate change awareness The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and QuizUp invite you to test your knowledge in climate change related issues with a new trivia topic in one of the world’s fastest growing games. Each round consists of seven timed questions developed by IDB’s in-house specialists.
UN selects sustainable housing program in Mexico as lighthouse activity
November 06, 2013
ECOCASA helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions Showcase during the next climate change conference IDB and KfW among the international supporters of the program As part of an initiative called “Momentum for Change” the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has selected the Mexican sustainable housing program ECOCASA as a lighthouse activity.