IDB launches 2020 call for proposals for regional projects in Latin America and Caribbean

February 11, 2020
Deadline for accepting proposals for Regional Public goods is April 15, 2020 On  February 14, 2020, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will launch the 2020 Call for Proposals for the Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean, which supports projects involving three or more countries.

Seminar: Key challenges and solutions facing governments in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017

February 01, 2017
Learn about the key findings about the study Government at a Glance: Latin America and the Caribbean 2017, conducted by IDB and OECD The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Organization from Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) invite you to a discussion with top economists and experts to discuss the state of the public administration in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Haiti, IDB agree on actions to speed up projects

August 13, 2012
At a meeting with President Martelly, Prime Minister Lamothe and cabinet ministers The government of Haiti and the Inter-American Development Bank have agreed on a series of plans of action to accelerate the execution of projects in six key sectors: agriculture, education, energy, transport, water and sanitation and private sector development.

IDB Caribbean Regional Forum “After the Crisis: Setting the Stage for Resilient Growth”

September 27, 2010
Convened in The Bahamas by the Inter-American Development Bank on October 1, the forum will bring together the Governors of seven of the IDB’s Caribbean member countries – typically the Ministers of Finance — along with other government officials, Central Bank governors, members of academia and IDB leadership in order to discuss the global economic context and the Caribbean.

Haiti receives $90 million in grants

April 28, 2010
The Inter-American Development Bank is committed to providing Haiti unprecedented support over the next decade to help the country recover from the devastating January 12 earthquake. To that end, the IDB’s Board of Executive Directors has approved three key operations totaling $90 million in grants.

IDB to hold seminar on Justice reform in Chile and Latin America

November 24, 2009
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has invited the President of the Chilean Supreme Court, Urbano Marín, and the Director of the Latin American Studies Program of Georgetown University, Erick Langer, to discuss the accomplishments of Chilean Judiciary and future challenges for Chile and the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region. The event will take place on November 30th at IDB headquarters in Washington D.C.

Caribbean Prime Ministers to meet IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno

March 19, 2008
The Prime Minister of Bahamas, Rt. Honorable Hubert Alexander Ingraham, the Prime Minister of Barbados, Rt. Honorable David J.H. Thompson, and the Prime Minister of Belize, Rt. Honorable Dean Oliver Barrow will meet with IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno tomorrow, March 20, to discuss development issues of the Caribbean and further enhance that region’s strong relationship with the IDB.

Dialogue with countries is key priority for the IDB

May 02, 2006
Listening to member countries, growing closer to them and becoming increasingly more knowledgeable about their needs is a key IDB priority, according to Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno, following the Bank’s increasing focus on meeting its clients’needs. President Moreno addressed participants from 17 countries at a joint session of two of the Bank’s seven networks integrating the Regional Policy Dialogue Initiative -- the Poverty and Social Network and the Natural Disasters Network.

President Luis Alberto Moreno reaffirms zero tolerance towards corruption

February 16, 2006
On February 16, 2006, a former employee of the Inter-American Development Bank entered a guilty plea before the United States District Court for the District of Columbia to charges against him for wire fraud involving resources of the Bank, agreeing to make full restitution of such resources.  The fact of the criminal conduct was discovered by the Bank and referred for action to the U.S. authorities.  Sentencing is scheduled for April 25, 2006.