July 10, 2020
Best practices in social and environmental safeguards become more urgent during pandemic
Two new studies by the Inter-American Development Bank show the positive financial impacts for investors, companies and banks that take gender, environmental and social factors into their decision-making.
July 09, 2020
Around 2,000 businesspeople of the global services sector from more than 50 countries will be taking part from July 13 to 22 in Outsource2LAC Virtual Week 2020, the main digital services outsourcing event in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The forum aims to drive the growth of companies that provide global digital services, or knowledge-based services, in response to the economic slowdown caused by the COVID-19 crisis. In its eighth edition, this is the first time that the Outsource2LAC forum is held online.
July 07, 2020
Careful sequencing of fiscal policies is key to growing sustainably and equitably after the pandemic
Latin America and the Caribbean needs a new social compact of economic policies to ensure more inclusive growth following the pandemic, according to a new report by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
July 07, 2020
The Smarter Crowdsourcing initiative brings together a network of public leaders and global experts to address the challenges of managing a pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Brooklyn, NY – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) together with The Governance Lab (The GovLab) at New York University Tandon School of Engineering, today launched “Smarter Crowdsourcing in the Age of Coronavirus.” This rapid policy advising initiative convenes pu
July 06, 2020
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is launching a second and final phase of public consultations for its new Environmental and Social Policy Framework on July 6, 2020 and invites all interested stakeholders to examine and comment on the revised draft of this policy framework proposal.
June 16, 2020
Selected projects may receive up to US$500,000 in grants and up to US$2 million in loans
June 15, 2020
Digi/Gob platform will support government continuity in Latin America and the Caribbean
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), everis NTT Data, and Microsoft have joined forces to provide governments in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) with immediate digital solutions through the Digi/Gob platform, helping to ensure the continuity of administrative procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 09, 2020
IDB loan supports the country's efforts to address health impacts and protect the income of vulnerable households in the face of the crisis, and will promote post-pandemic economic recovery
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a budget support loan to El Salvador of $250 million to strengthen the efficiency and effectiveness of public policy and fiscal management to address the health and economic crisis caused by COVID-19.
June 09, 2020
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is expanding the risks covered under the Contingent Credit Facility for Natural Disaster Emergencies (CCF) to include public health risks and COVID-19.
May 28, 2020
A budget support loan of $250 million will help finance the country's efforts to tackle the health and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a loan of $250 million for El Salvador, under the Special Financing for Development modality, which will be used to finance measures to contain the health crisis, mitigate its impact on vulnerable households, and promoting countercyclical policies that reduc