IDB Lab and Meta Announce Results of the Metaverse Communities Challenge
March 22, 2023
The innovation laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank, IDB Lab, and Meta announced the ten communities selected to be grantees of the Metaverse Communities Challenge. This Challenge was launched to deepen the understanding of how people explore and build metaverse communities and to contribute to positive social and economic impact for underserved populations throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.
IDB, Partners Lead UN 2023 Water Sessions on Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean
March 22, 2023
Most important event on water and sanitation in a generation to explore water’s importance to sustainable development and the future of our planet.
Governors Embrace Vision, Priorities and Plans for the IDB Group
March 19, 2023
PANAMA CITY – The Boards of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank and IDB Invest approved resolutions that will shape the future of IDB, IDB Invest, and IDB Lab – which together make up the IDB Group. The Governors also expressed support for the IDB new President’s vision and priorities.
IDB to Reinforce Strategic Support for Amazon Region
March 16, 2023
PANAMA CITY – The President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Ilan Goldfajn, met today with representatives from Amazon and donor countries to discuss the urgent call for coordinated action to protect the ecosystems of the Amazon Basin. The meeting took place during the Annual Meeting of the IDB and IDB Invest Boards of Governors in Panama. Amazon countries reaffirmed their strong commitment to curb deforestation and identify sustainable methods to protect the forest, providing real economic opportunities for local communities.
Focus on Resilience at IDB Group’s XI Consultation of Caribbean Governors
March 06, 2023
This is first official visit to the Caribbean by the new IDB President Ilan Goldfajn. Three countries move ahead with investments in education, health, digital transformation and resilient infrastructure. PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago — The Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB Group) is holding its XI Annual Consultation with the Governors of the countries comprising its Caribbean Country Department and the President of the Caribbean Development Bank on March 5–7 in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
IDB Lab and Google Launch New Call for Women STEM Entrepreneurs
March 01, 2023
The initiative is aimed at high-growth startups in Latin America and the Caribbean. Call will remain open until March 31, 2023, through the WeXchange platform. IDB Lab, the innovation laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, and its WeXchange platform, which promotes the growth of women entrepreneurs in technology from the region, announce the launch of a new call for applications to connect the most innovative and dynamic women entrepreneurs in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) in the region with pot
IDB and IDB Invest to Hold Annual Meetings in Panama on March 16-19
February 10, 2023
Media registration is open for this important gathering of Latin American and Caribbean financial and economic leaders. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and IDB Invest will hold their 2023 Annual Meeting in Panama on March 16-19. Economic and financial leaders from their 48 member countries and the private sector will discuss development challenges and opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean, ranging from tackling climate change to ensuring equitable and sustainable growth.
IDB President Goldfajn Presents Vision and Priorities in Inaugural Address
January 12, 2023
In his inaugural address today the president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Ilan Goldfajn, laid out his vision and priorities to make the IDB the most trusted, agile and important development partner for Latin America and the Caribbean.
IDB Launches US$2 Billion 5-Year Fixed-Rate Bond
January 05, 2023
The Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB” or “IADB”), rated Aaa/AAA (Moody’s/S&P), priced a new US$2 billion 5-year Global benchmark. The transaction pays a semi-annual coupon of 4.000% and matures on 12th January 2028.
Headwinds Facing Post-Pandemic Recovery in the Caribbean: IDB Report
December 20, 2022
Caribbean countries should prepare for prolonged effects of external economic shocks in 2023, including for high food and fuel prices and rising international interest rates, according to a new report from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).