IDB launches 2017 Call for Proposals to promote Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 03:00
The deadline for accepting proposals is April 26th, 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched the 2017 Call for Proposals of the Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), which supports projects aimed at resolving shared challenges and seizing opportunities for development through regional cooperation among at least three countries. Since 2004, the RPG Initiative has financed 140 projects, investing a total of more than US$103 million.

Entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean to showcase their projects in Silicon Valley

Monday, June 20, 2016 - 03:00
Demand Solutions, to take place June 22 as part of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, will highlight innovations aimed at improving the quality of life in Latin America and the Caribbean Eight cutting-edge entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean will showcase innovations aimed at improving the quality of life in the region at Demand Solutions: Ideas for Improving Lives, an event taking place June 22 as part of the Obama Administration’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford University.

IDB and Maersk Group join forces to expand the ConnectAmericas support to SMEs

Monday, March 14, 2016 - 03:00
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.

PPP Americas Conference to examine options for increasing infrastructure investment

Friday, March 13, 2015 - 03:00
Registration is open for leading conference on Public-Private Partnerships in Punta del Este, Uruguay, April 13-15 As infrastructure investment in Latin America and the Caribbean continues to fall short of the levels needed for economic development, experts, private-sector representatives and senior officials will meet April 13-15 in Punta del Este, Uruguay, at the 2015 PPPAmericas Conference to look at how to increase investment through public-private partnerships.

Young innovators from Latin America and the Caribbean to share their game-changing ideas at one-day Conference at the IDB

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 03:00
Demand Solutions will feature presentations by top international experts on the sharing economy, entrepreneurship, gamification for social innovation, 3D printing as a development tool and other topics, as well as the opportunity to learn about 16 young Latin Americans who have come up with disruptive ideas for solving pressing development issues in Latin America – and around the world.

Call for proposals to improve SME's access to finance and competitiveness in Latin America and the Caribbean

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank, in collaboration with the Spanish General Trust Fund, announces a new call for proposals to improve financial and private sector development policies in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB invites business executives from Latin America and the Caribbean to participate in China-LAC Business Forum Summit in Chengdu Oct 21-22

Wednesday, September 1, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is calling business executives in Latin America and the Caribbean to participate in the China-LAC Business Forum in Chengdu, China, on October 21-22, 2010. The IDB and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) are organizing the event in close collaboration with the People’s Bank of China and the Sichuan Provincial Government.

IDB’s MIF to hold Microenterprise Forum in Uruguay

Friday, May 28, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank’s Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) will hold the 13th Inter-American Microenterprise Forum (Foromic 2010) October6-8 in Montevideo, Uruguay. Every year Foromic draws more than 1,000 delegates from financial institutions, consulting firms, government agencies and international organizations interested in microenterprise. Registration for the event will open on June 1.

IDB fund to hold conference in Mexico on future of remittances

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank’s Multilateral Investment Fund will hold May 6-7 in Mexico the conference RemesAmericas – Remittances for the Future, which will bring together government officials, financial executives and delegates from international organizations involved in migration issues.

IDB to hold conference on corporate social responsibility in Uruguay

Tuesday, November 3, 2009 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank will host the VII Inter-American Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Punta del Este, Uruguay, from December 1 to December 3, 2009.