IDB Approves a Loan of $67.8 Million for Education in Florianópolis

September 25, 2023
The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a loan of $67.8 million to improve education in the municipality of Florianópolis. The funds will allow the expansion of full-time early childhood education coverage and the promotion of more efficient and inclusive teaching and learning practices.

IDB Calls for Greater Collaboration with Public Development Banks to Mobilize Resources for SDGs, Climate Change

September 04, 2023
CARTAGENA, Colombia – Inter-American Development Bank President Ilan Goldfajn called for greater collaboration between multilateral and public development banks to mobilize more resources towards the achievement of the sustainable development goals and addressing climate change during the Finance in Common Summit (FiCS). 

New IDB and WFP Study Showcases Impact of School Feeding Programs

August 31, 2023
The State of School Feeding in Latin America and the Caribbean 2022 was released at a summit in Brasilia. The Power of Multi-Sectoral Approaches for Human Capital Development summit assembled 200 high-level representatives from over 20 countries. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the World Food Program (WFP) presented a joint study on the state of school feeding in Latin America and the Caribbean at a high-level meeting in Brasilia that concluded on Thursday.

European Union-Latin America and Caribbean Partnership Key to Solving Regional and Global Challenges, Says IDB President

July 18, 2023
BRUSSELS – The European Union’s new investment strategy can strengthen the role of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) as a key part of the solution to regional and global challenges, including climate change, biodiversity and food insecurity, IDB President Ilan Goldfajn said at a historic summit between the two regions, which brought together governments from the European Union and the Community of Latin America and Caribbean States for the first time in eight years.

IDB Lab Forum 2023 Connects Startups and Investors from Latin America and the Caribbean

June 15, 2023
The key players in financing and developing entrepreneurial ecosystems came together for the IDB Group's second flagship event to promote innovation and technology that improves lives in our region

Porto Alegre to Strengthen Its Social Services with IDB Support

May 24, 2023
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $150 million loan to enhance the health, education, labor, and social safety services in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The project will focus on improving the quality and accessibility of these services and supporting their digital transformation, aiming for a more agile response, reducing the use of paper, and improving service management.