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.

IDB announces partner institutions for the 2012 Cultural Development Program

August 08, 2012
Partner institutions include artistic and cultural institutions and organizations of the Civil Society The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has selected 50 partner institutions to receive financing and technical assistance for cultural development projects in 26 countries. These projects will receive grants under the Cultural Development Program, designed to support artistic and creative endeavors.

IDB extends deadline for submission of proposals for Cultural Development Program

February 07, 2012
IDB Offices in Latin America and the Caribbean will receive applications for financing until February 24, 2012 The Cultural Center of the Inter American Development Bank (IDB) has extended the deadline for submission of small-scale cultural projects aimed at civil society institutions and organizations.

IDB Cultural Center announces the winners of the V Inter-American Biennial of Video Art

December 06, 2010
“Faber,” by Chilean video artist Boris David Franco Navarrete, which explores global philosophical and religious traditions with majestic symphonic variations of images and sound dialogues, was awarded the first prize by the Fifth Edition of the Inter-American Biennial of Video Art organized by the IDB Cultural Center in Washington, DC.

IDB Cultural Center launches Call-for-proposals for small-scale projects

October 19, 2010
The Cultural Center of the Inter-American Development Bank is launching an open call-for-proposals to obtain grants for small-scale cultural development projects. Applications must be submitted before January 31, 2011 to the IDB country offices in the 26 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB launches campaign in Washington, D.C. to help Haitian artists

September 10, 2010
The Inter-American Development Bank has launched the “Haiti’s Colors of Hope” campaign to raise donations in cash and art supplies for Haitian artists affected by the Jan. 12 earthquake. The embassies of Argentina, Guatemala, Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela in Washington, D.C. are also supporting the September 9-16 campaign.

IDB’s new accountability mechanism becomes effective

September 09, 2010
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.

Cross Debarment: A new global tool against corruption

April 28, 2010
The cross debarment agreement signed recently by the world’s top multilateral banks is a milestone for the anticorruption agenda.  Due to come into force by mid-year, the agreement says that if one Multilateral Development Bank (MDB) declares a firm or individual ineligible for procurement contracts because of fraud and corruption, then all the other MDBs will do the same.

IDB Cultural Center receives Washington Mayor's Art Award

March 12, 2010
The Inter American Development Bank Cultural Center and its director Félix Ángel will receive this year´s Washington D.C. Mayor´s Art Award for its Visionary Leadership in the Arts. The award will be officially delivered on March 22nd, at the DC Historical Society.

The IDB Cultural Center announces the 2010 Call for Proposals for the V Inter-American Biennial of Video Art

December 09, 2009
The Cultural Center of the Inter-American Development Bank announces the call for proposals for the V Inter-American Biennial of Video Art to be held in December 2010 at the IDB Cultural Center Gallery in Washington, D.C.