Spain Invests €13.74 Million in IDB-Managed Strategic Fund

February 17, 2021
The Government of Spain, through its Ministry of Economy and Digital Transformation, and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) have expanded their historic partnership with a new Spanish contribution of €$13.7 million ($16.7 million) to the Spanish General Cooperation Fund.

Brazil to promote public-private partnerships for infrastructure projects with IDB support

January 20, 2021
Brazil will promote new models for private investment in infrastructure to boost service quality, the socio-environmental impact of investments, and economic growth and productivity with a $20 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

IDB helps increase efficiency in the administration of social spending in Brazil

December 21, 2020
The $1.5 billion program includes a credit line and a first operation to support improvements of beneficiaries in child development through the Criança Feliz Program. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) recently approved a Conditional Credit Line for Investment Projects (CCLIP), called the Social Expenditure Modernization Program in Brazil and a first individual operation for the improvement of public policies for early childhood in the country.

Brazil’s state of Paraiba to strengthen fiscal management with IDB support

December 10, 2020
Bank approves 13th operation of PROFISCO II Program Brazil’s state of Paraiba will improve its fiscal management, tax administration, and public spending procedures with a $38.4 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) PROFISCO II Program.

Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile and Peru win the Gobernarte Award with innovative ideas

December 07, 2020
Seventh edition of the Gobernarte 2020 Award selected five countries that presented innovative initiatives in citizen management and services to face the COVID-19 crisis The seventh edition of the contest "Gobernarte 2020: the art of good government - Eduardo Campos Award" of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), selected six innovative initiatives presented by subnational governments of Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Peru and Chile as winners.

IDB to support financial sustainability of MSMEs in Brazil’s South Region

December 01, 2020
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $50 million loan to support Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Brazil’s South Region states, which are key job generators, and preserve their financial sustainability in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

IDB supports health, social and economic COVID-19 resilience in OECS Caribbean countries

November 26, 2020
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a US$50 million loan to support member countries of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and their response to the health, social and economic consequences caused by the COVID-19 crisis.

Brazil to support efficiency and efficacy of public safety and justice

November 23, 2020
IDB approves US$1.2 billion conditional credit line for the PRO-SEGURANÇA program Espírito Santo is the first Brazilian state to benefit from the program, receiving a US$82.3 million credit The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a credit line of up to $1.2 billion to help Brazil boost the efficiency and efficacy of its public safety and justice programs.

E-Government Ministerial meeting will support economic and social recovery post COVID-19

November 20, 2020
The VI E-Goverment Ministerial Meeting of Latin America and the Caribbean ended today with a pledge by ministers and other high-ranking officials from 33 nations to promote digital transformation to help with the region’s social and economic recovery in the post-COVID-19 era, with a special emphasis on transborder digital services. In addition, authorities from participating countries designated Colombia as President of the Gealc Network.

High level authorities and experts meet to promote digital transformation

November 18, 2020
Thirty countries of the Americas, Asia and Europe hold virtual international meeting of digital government from November 18 to 20 The VI Ministerial Meeting of Digital Government was inaugurated today to promote the digital transformation of the governments of the Americas.