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

New Toolkit to Boost Value Added Taxes on E-commerce in Latin America and the Caribbean

June 23, 2021
The surge in e-commerce following the COVID-19 outbreak has emphasised the importance of applying Value Added Tax (VAT) effectively to digital trade.  A new toolkit released today offers timely and valuable assistance to tax authorities in the Latin America and the Caribbean region for the effective collection of VAT revenues from e-commerce activities.
2021-06-23

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.

Seminar: Key challenges and solutions facing governments in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017

February 01, 2017
Learn about the key findings about the study Government at a Glance: Latin America and the Caribbean 2017, conducted by IDB and OECD The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Organization from Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) invite you to a discussion with top economists and experts to discuss the state of the public administration in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB approves the use of public procurement systems in eight Latin American and Caribbean Countries

November 04, 2013
Argentina, Bolivia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Jamaica, Panama, Paraguay, and Peru may now use procurement subsystems on Bank financed projects

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 Caribbean Regional Forum “After the Crisis: Setting the Stage for Resilient Growth”

September 27, 2010
Convened in The Bahamas by the Inter-American Development Bank on October 1, the forum will bring together the Governors of seven of the IDB’s Caribbean member countries – typically the Ministers of Finance — along with other government officials, Central Bank governors, members of academia and IDB leadership in order to discuss the global economic context and the Caribbean.