What does a trivia game have to do with the IDB?

December 01, 2014
QuizUp joins forces with the Inter-American Development Bank to promote climate change awareness The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and QuizUp invite you to test your knowledge in climate change related issues with a new trivia topic in one of the world’s fastest growing games. Each round consists of seven timed questions developed by IDB’s in-house specialists.

The IDB Opens Registration for Demand Solutions Event

October 22, 2014
“Demand Solutions – Ideas for Improving Quality of Life” will harness some of the world’s most creative minds to share innovative solutions addressing development issues. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) opens registration for Demand Solutions, a one-day event on December 2nd at the IDB’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. The event kicks off at 9:00 a.m., and will feature speaker presentations and networking opportunities with innovators who are addressing pressing development challenges around the world.

Discussion on Economic Opportunities for Latin American and Caribbean Youth Comes to Capitol Hill

September 14, 2012
Multilateral Investment Fund Releases New Strategy for Youth Training Projects The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank Group held a panel discussion on Capitol Hill on Friday, September 14 from 10:00-11:30am on the topic “Developing Opportunities for Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship in Latin America and the Caribbean.”

Young performers from Rio slums visit DC high school to show a way toward a brighter future

September 10, 2012
Media invited to workshop and performance at Bell Multicultural High School on Friday, Sept. 14 A group of 20 young Brazilian artists from Rio de Janeiro slums will spend the day at Bell Multicultural High School in Washington, D.C. on Friday, Sept. 14 to show how the performing arts are helping young people stay away from gang violence and prepare for full-time employment.

Conference tackles youth unemployment in Latin America

June 24, 2011
The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the Inter-American Development Bank, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United States Department of State and the International Youth Foundation (IYF) hosted a two-day high level discussion on how to most effectively address the issues of unemployment and social exclusion facing youth at risk in Latin America and the Caribbean in the years ahead.

IDB to donate toys, food and other basic items to low income Latino families in the Washington, DC area

December 16, 2009
  WHAT:    Hundreds of toys, dozens of boxes of food, movie tickets and more will be distributed by the employees of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to low income Latino and Caribbean families in the Washington, DC area. Rosemount Center will be one of the centers through which  children and families will receive a gesture of solidarity from this international organization. WHEN:

IDB, Ricky Martin Foundation, Ayuda and local partners launch campaign against human trafficking in Washington, D.C .

April 24, 2008
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Ricky Martin Foundation, the non-governmental organization Ayuda and the DC Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs have partnered to launch Call and Live in Washington DC, a campaign that promotes an anti-trafficking hotline for prevention and victim protection. Other local partners of the initiative include Telemundo, Univisión, Washington Hispanic and Radio Viva 900.  

DIRECTV, IDB, Microsoft to present "Rock, Paper, Scissors" campaign

April 01, 2008
WHAT:    Piedra, Papel y Tijera (Rock, Paper & Scissors), a DIRECTV initiative in partnership with  the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Microsoft aimed at transforming the physical infrastructure of schools and educational centers while promoting the development of low-income communities throughout Latin America.  The inaugural activity under this initiative will take place in the U.S.

Latino Youth Summit gathers more than 200 at the IDB

February 29, 2008
Over 200 youths participated in the first Latino Youth Summit, a Washington, DC event hosted by Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, his Office of Latino Affairs and the Inter-American Development Bank. Mayor Fenty, a young leader himself who grew up in public local schools, set up the tone to spawn youth ideas for community improvement and development. Youths between the ages of 12 and 22 looked at a variety of issues affecting their daily lives, including security in schools, school dropouts, teen pregnancy, use of alcohol and drugs, gangs and college expectations.

IDB President Moreno welcomes D.C. interns attending the Future Leaders Conference

July 17, 2007
The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) held today its first annual Future Leaders Conference at the Inter-American Development Bank’s headquarters, where more than 150 D.C. summer youth interns attended.  In his welcoming remarks, IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno emphasized that internships are key in developing skills needed to assume leadership roles in the region. He acknowledged the contribution of the interns working at the Bank who come from the IDB member countries.