Honduras to Host Important Event on Public Integrity in Latin America and Caribbean

November 21, 2022
On December 1 and 2, 2022, Tegucigalpa will host a major event on public integrity in Latin America and the Caribbean, organized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and the Government of Honduras.

Ilan Goldfajn Elected IDB President

November 20, 2022
(Updated to add the starting date) Ilan Goldfajn was elected president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today during a Special Meeting of the Bank’s Board of Governors. The meeting was held at IDB Headquarters in Washington, D.C., with delegations attending virtually and in person. Nominated by Brazil, Goldfajn will take office for a five-year term on December 19, 2022.  

Brazilian Municipality of Recife to Boost Fiscal Sustainability with IDB Support

November 08, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $104 million loan to bolster the efforts of the municipality of Recife, in northeastern Brazil, to achieve fiscal sustainability through increased tax collection, better budget and financial management, and more efficient spending. The operation is structured as a policy-based loan, the first ever granted to a Brazilian municipality, reflecting the close collaboration between IDB and the Brazilian government to strengthen subnational fiscal management.

IDB Awards Public Innovations in Five Latin American Countries

October 26, 2022
Judges selected six innovative initiatives from five Latin America countries as the winners of the 8th Gobernarte –Pablo Valenti Award contest sponsored by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

Argentina to Promote Macroeconomic Stability with a $700 Million IDB Loan  

October 12, 2022
Argentina will promote macroeconomic stability and strengthen its public finances with a $700 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).  The loan will provide budgetary support to help the country meet its short-term financing needs and protect social spending on vulnerable groups and infrastructure, while implementing reforms to reduce the public deficit, promote price stability, and ensure debt sustainability. 

Argentina's Neuquén Province to Provide Financing to MSMEs, with IDB Support

October 03, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $40 million loan to grant productive financing to micro-, small-, and medium-size enterprises (MSMEs) in the Province of Neuquén, Argentina. The operation aims to help Neuquén restore production and provide sustainable jobs.

IDB Backs Transparency and Integrity Program for Sustainable Development in Honduras

September 28, 2022
Honduras will use a $195 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to tighten accountability, enhance government transparency, and boost the effectiveness of its integrity policies and corruption control systems. This operation will design and adapt an online data display platform to promote more transparent budgeting and public spending.

Barbados Places Climate Financing Firmly on Agenda with IDB, Nature Conservancy Support

September 21, 2022
Barbados has completed a debt conversion for nature backed by a US$150 million guarantee from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC), allowing the country to reduce borrowing costs and use savings to finance a long-term marine conservation program. The unique deal underscores the country’s innovation in mainstreaming climate sustainability and biodiversity into its fiscal management agenda.

Brazilian State of São Paulo to Advance its Digital Transformation with IDB Support

September 08, 2022
The State of São Paulo, Brazil, will advance its digital transformation process to improve the quality and efficiency of public services to citizens, with a $164 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The funds will be used to expand digital inclusion through greater access to and use of digital public services, and to improve the efficiency and transparency of public management through digital transformation.

IDB Supports Digital Transformation in Brazil's Alagoas State

September 01, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $15 million loan to boost the digital transformation of the government of the Brazilian state of Alagoas. The goal of the project is to help improve the state's relationship with its citizens, increase people's satisfaction with public services, and lower the cost of using those services.