Food exporting SMEs achieve more than 600 business meetings with potential buyers

July 19, 2017
CARTAGENA, Colombia — About 100 small and medium-sized enterprises carried out more than 600 business meetings with 30 trading companies from the United States, Canada and Italy, securing millions of dollars in deals.

Food exporting SMEs achieve more than 600 business meetings with potential buyers

July 19, 2017
CARTAGENA, Colombia — About 100 small and medium-sized enterprises carried out more than 600 business meetings with 30 trading companies from the United States, Canada and Italy, securing millions of dollars in deals.

Inter-American Development Bank launches call for proposals for Improving Lives Grant in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area

March 28, 2017
The deadline for proposals is April 27 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched a call for proposals in an effort to identify 10 of the most inspiring and creative initiatives that address the challenges of the Latin American and Caribbean communities located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The Improving Lives grant competition, organized by the IDB’s program of community relations, offers 10 grants of up to US$25,000.00 each to non-profit organizations that are implementing these initiatives.

Inter-American Development Bank to hold Annual Meeting in Asunción, Paraguay

January 19, 2017
Online media registration is available for March 30-April 2 gathering of Latin American and Caribbean leaders Spotlight on economic and trade challenges, private sector opportunities The Inter-American Development Bank Group will hold its Annual Meeting in Asunción, Paraguay, on March 30-April 2.

A conversation on the social situation in Latin America

October 14, 2016
Breakfast invitation for the media to launch the publication Social Pulse 2016: Realities and Perspectives The Inter-American Development Bank invites the press to a media breakfast where the first report on Latin America and the Caribbean’s living conditions will be presented.

The impact of the next technological frontiers on trade and integration

September 21, 2016
INTAL is to hold a major event on innovation and behavioral economics in Buenos Aires on October 5, 2016 Sign up (link in Spanish)

Shakira and IDB’s President Moreno invite you to participate in the 4th annual ALAS-IDB early childhood awards: you can still apply!

May 24, 2016
The activist Shakira, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and the ALAS foundation have extended the contest deadline until the 31st of July, 2016. Your nomination still counts. “One of the most efficient ways to intervene in our society is through early childhood development. As such, IDB and the ALAS Foundation have united forces to identify exemplary programs for infants in the region,” states Shakira, well known for her activism in the area of early childhood development and promotion of the ALAS-IDB Awards.

DC Premier of The Beginning of Life

May 23, 2016
Movie projection and panel discussion At the Inter-American Development Bank Headquarters, an Expert Panel explores the impact of a child’s early environment on their cognitive, social and emotional development at the DC Premiere of The Beginning of Life. Advancements in neuroscience uncover the crucial role that the early years of children’s lives play in determining their future successes.

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.