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.

The impact of the next technological frontiers on trade and integration

September 21, 2016
INTAL is to hold a major event on innovation and behavioral economics in Buenos Aires on October 5, 2016 Sign up (link in Spanish)

Entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean to showcase their projects in Silicon Valley

June 20, 2016
Demand Solutions, to take place June 22 as part of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, will highlight innovations aimed at improving the quality of life in Latin America and the Caribbean Eight cutting-edge entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean will showcase innovations aimed at improving the quality of life in the region at Demand Solutions: Ideas for Improving Lives, an event taking place June 22 as part of the Obama Administration’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford University.

Caribbean Investment Summit seeks to attract foreign direct investment and boost exports

May 09, 2016
The IDB, CAIPA, and CEDA are organizing the event, to be held in Miami on May 12 and 13, 2016 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA), and the Caribbean Export Development Agency (CEDA) are organizing the Caribbean Investment Summit 2016 to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) by helping investors locate to the Caribbean in order to boost their exports to different markets and make the most of the region's comparative advantages.

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.

Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum to Show the Way on Climate Action

September 03, 2014
The VIII Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum (LACCF) will be held on September 3 to 5 at the Compensar Convention Center in Bogota, Colombia. This edition will feature the latest progress on international, regional and country-specific climate change adaptation and mitigation opportunities, and discuss topics such as climate finance and policy options, including the need to put a price on carbon and the roles played by the public and the private sectors for concerted climate change action. 

IDB and UNOPS to collaborate on procurement, infrastructure and project management in Central America and the Dominican Republic

June 06, 2013
Combined institutional expertise will promote best practices and innovation in development projects The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) have signed an agreement to promote and support the public and private sector work in sustainable procurement, infrastructure, and project management in Central America and the Dominican Republic.

Register Now for the International Forum on BOP Markets in Latin America and Caribbean in June

May 06, 2013
Connect with 1,000 companies, investors, entrepreneurs, and international experts. II BASE International Forum for the Development of the Markets at the Base of the Pyramid to be held in Colombia, June 6-7. The Inter-American Development Bank is holding its second international conference on business at the base of the pyramid on June 6 and 7 in Medellín, Colombia.

Register now for leading regional conference on Public-Private Partnerships PPPAmericas

November 28, 2012
PPPAmericas will take place February 14-16, 2013 in Cartagena, Colombia Registration is now open for fourth edition of PPPAmericas, the leading conference about public-private partnerships for Latin America and the Caribbean, that will take place in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, from Feb. 14-16. PPPAmericas 2013 will focus on New Frontiers and Actors in Public Private Partnerships (PPPs).

Latin American and Caribbean Women: Better Educated, Lower Paid

October 15, 2012
Even with more education than men, women are still concentrated in lower-paid occupations such as teaching, health care or the service sector. When comparing men and women of the same age and educational level, men earn 17 percent more than women in Latin America.