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.
2022-09-22

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.
2022-09-07

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.).
2022-03-22

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
2021-06-23

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 and Maersk Group join forces to expand the ConnectAmericas support to SMEs

March 14, 2016
SeaLand, Maersk Group regional shipping company, and ConnectAmericas signed a collaboration agreement for two years The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and SeaLand, Maersk Group regional shipping company, signed a partnership agreement that will deliver significant benefits to small and medium sized enterprises affiliated to ConnectAmericas, the first business social network of the Americas that provides business opportunities, training and financing.

Innovative business networking site ConnectAmericas.com launches in Haiti to help entrepreneurs scale up and go international

July 10, 2015
The Inter-American Development Bank, the Center for the Facilitation of Investments (CFI) and DHL presented the site to more than 200 Haitian entrepreneurs More than 200 Haitian small and medium-size entrepreneurs interested in expanding their businesses internationally participated July 1 in the launch of ConnectAmericas.com, the first social network for businesses in the Americas.

IDB sponsors dialogue between the public and private sectors of CAFTA-DR member countries

January 26, 2012
Thanks to the agreement, trade among the partners grew 23 percent last year

IDB President Moreno to visit Haiti Nov. 28-29

November 23, 2011
Schedule includes events on roads, industrial park and investment with Presidents Martelly and Clinton Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno will travel to Haiti next week to highlight the Caribbean country’s efforts to recover from the 2010 earthquake and invest in its long-term development.

Partnerships for Growth and Trade: Jamaica's National Aid for Trade Strategy

October 27, 2011
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Over 100 trade-related stakeholders participated in the official launch of Jamaica’s National Aid for Trade Strategy, Partnerships towards Sustained Economic Growth and Development through Trade.  The event was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade and attracted a wide range of stakeholders from the diplomatic community, government, civil society and the private sector.