Honduras Inversiones to Promote Greater Transparency and Public Accountability

November 25, 2022
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Today the Government of the Republic of Honduras, with the support of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), launched Honduras Inversiones, an interactive digital platform for transparency, participation and accountability in the use of public resources.

Honduras to Host Important Event on Public Integrity in Latin America and Caribbean

November 21, 2022
On December 1 and 2, 2022, Tegucigalpa will host a major event on public integrity in Latin America and the Caribbean, organized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and the Government of Honduras.

Ilan Goldfajn Elected IDB President

November 20, 2022
(Updated to add the starting date) Ilan Goldfajn was elected president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today during a Special Meeting of the Bank’s Board of Governors. The meeting was held at IDB Headquarters in Washington, D.C., with delegations attending virtually and in person. Nominated by Brazil, Goldfajn will take office for a five-year term on December 19, 2022.  

Suriname to Strengthen Fiscal Sustainability, Growth with $150 Million IDB Budget Support

November 18, 2022
Suriname will strengthen its fiscal sustainability and foster economic growth with the budget support of $150 million from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The funds will help the government to overhaul the tax collection system, boost public spending oversight and efficiency, improve fiscal planning and management, and strengthen the oversight of state-owned enterprises.

Governments Nominate Five Candidates for IDB Presidency

November 12, 2022
Member countries have proposed five candidates for the position of President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The nomination period closed on Friday, November 11, 2022.

MDBs to Expand Support for Countries Seeking Climate-Resilient Sustainable Transition

November 07, 2022
At COP27, MDBs commit to address the challenges of sustainable development, climate change, and biodiversity loss in an integrated way The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and other multilateral development banks (MDBs), which together provided record levels of financing in 2021 to support the green transition, issued a forward-looking joint statement at the COP27 global climate summit in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.

The IDB and other IFIs Launch a Climate Finance Video Campaign Ahead of COP27

November 02, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank and other international financial institutions (IFIs) are for the first time launching a joint video campaign, Investing for a Greener World, to showcase their role in facilitating climate change solutions ahead of COP27.

Latin America and Caribbean to Showcase Their Climate Action at COP27

November 01, 2022
The IDB Group attends the conference as the region’s leading strategic partner for meeting climate commitments The 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27) will be held in Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt) on November 6 to 18. The world’s premier climate event will being together heads of state, ministers, mayors, negotiators, civil society, and private sector representatives to review progress made since COP26 in Glasgow and analyze steps yet to be taken to achieve the aims of the Paris Agreement.

IDB Board of Governors to Hold Special Meeting on Presidential Election Process   

October 27, 2022
A Special Meeting of the Board of Governors for the Election of the President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will be held over two separate dates, November 13 and November 20, 2022.

IDB Organizes Workshop on Climate Change Journalism: How to Cover a Conference of Parties

October 24, 2022
Journalists can sign up at this link The Inter-American Development Bank will hold the workshop “Concepts and Narratives on Climate Change: How to cover a Conference of Parties” on October 26 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (EST). This online workshop is intended for journalists from Latin America and the Caribbean and will offer simultaneous interpretation in Spanish and English.