IDB launches 2020 call for proposals for regional projects in Latin America and Caribbean

February 11, 2020
Deadline for accepting proposals for Regional Public goods is April 15, 2020 On  February 14, 2020, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will launch the 2020 Call for Proposals for the Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean, which supports projects involving three or more countries.
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Costa Rica hosts IDB’s Regional Policy Dialogue on Environmental Permitting and Compliance

June 13, 2019
Escazú, Costa Rica – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), through its Environmental and Social Safeguards Unit, June 18-20 will hold the VII Regional Policy Dialogue (RPD) to help Latin American environmental agencies strengthen their environmental permitting and compliance systems.

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.

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.

IDB earns environmental certifications for energy efficiency and sustainability

August 21, 2012
Bank’s Headquarters and its Costa Rica country office are among only 1,800 buildings worldwide that have received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design - Existing Buildings certification

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 to hold business seminar on infrastructure projects in Latin America

April 12, 2007
The Inter-American Development Bank will hold its annual Business Seminar on Financing Public and Private Infrastructure Projects in Latin America and the Caribbean on April 19 and 20 at its Washington, D.C. headquarters. In line with IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno’s emphasis on promoting the development of renewable energy sources in the region, particularly biofuels, the seminar will highlight the Bank’s activities in this sector. Experts will also discuss the IDB’s Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Initiative (SECCI), as well as carbon finance and energy conservation.

IDB President Moreno discusses outlook for Latin American water companies at NYSE

October 25, 2006
Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno joined senior executives from the Sao Paulo State Sanitation Company (SABESP) for the traditional "closing bell" ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, October 25.

Inter-American Investment Corporation hosts workshop on initiative to develop improved certified emissions reduction sale agreement template

October 06, 2006
Washington, D.C.- On October 5 and 6, 2006, the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) hosted at its headquarters a two-day workshop to develop an annotated, publicly-available, carbon credits sale and purchase agreement template that reflects in a more balanced manner the interests of buyers, sellers, and financial institutions. Funding for this event came partially from the Korea-IIC SME Development Trust Fund.