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.

JICA and the IDB Formalize a New Agreement for Co-financing in US Currency

December 16, 2016
Building off decades of partnership, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) formalized a new agreement, which amends a previous arrangement, that will include the United States dollar as the official currency for JICA loans. The agreement is complemented by the launch of the first IDB-JICA project financed in the new currency.

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.

MIF and People’s Bank of China Host First International Seminar on Microfinance in Latin America and China

November 02, 2012
Over 200 practitioners, experts and policymakers from China and Latin America share information and best practices about microfinance Three new MIF studies presented at the event discuss best practices in regulation, credit ratings of microfinance organizations and development of sound financial institutions The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, and the People’s Bank of China (PBC) this week held the first ever exchange of best practices in microfinance between China

Prime Minister of Jamaica opens Investment Forum

March 01, 2012
Four hundred business and public sector participants attend the event March 1-2 The Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller, opened today the Jamaica Investment Forum in Montego Bay, an activity organized by the Government of Jamaica in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank and the Compete Caribbean Programme. 

Jamaica, IDB to host Jamaica Investment Forum

February 22, 2012
Invites public and private sector representatives to participate The Government of Jamaica will host the Jamaica Investment Forum in Montego Bay, March 1 and 2, in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and the Compete Caribbean Programme. 

Nassau holds Caribbean Microfinance Forum November 13-16

November 09, 2011
MIF-sponsored event brings international experts to discuss challenges, best practices for microfinance in the Caribbean The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the Inter-American Development Bank Group, invites the media to attend the 3rd Caribbean Microfinance Forum in Nassau. This event will foster discussion on key issues in microfinance and bring international best practices from the U.S. and the Pacific that will ultimately benefit microenterprise development in the Bahamas and the Caribbean.

Prime Minister Golding launches Regional Program to boost competitiveness in the Caribbean

October 11, 2011
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding launched today the largest donor-funded regional private sector development program in the Caribbean. The Rt. Honourable Alan Duncan MP, Minister of State in the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development joined the Prime Minister in addressing the event.