IDB launches 2018 Call for Proposals to receive financing for regional projects in Latin America and the Caribbean

February 15, 2018
THE DEADLINE FOR ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR REGIONAL PUBLIC GOODS IS APRIL 16, 2018 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched the 2018 call for proposals for the Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), which supports projects involving three or more countries.

Finance Ministers of more than 30 countries and high officials of multilateral organizations to meet Oct. 11 at the IDB

October 04, 2017
Finance ministers from 34 countries of the Americas and the Caribbean are expected to attend a high-level meeting on October 11 with executives of the Inter-American Development (IDB), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) to discuss policy options for financial inclusion and regional trade integration. Argentine Finance Minister Luis Andrés Caputo will chair the Ninth Meeting of Finance Ministers of the Americas and the Caribbean, which will be held at the IDB’s headquarters.

Multilateral Development Banks to meet in Washington, D.C. April 22 for the Global Infrastructure Forum 2017

April 19, 2017
Harnessing public and private resources to deliver inclusive, sustainable infrastructure worldwide Increasing access to, and enhancing the quality of, basic infrastructure services remains a critical challenge, especially in developing countries.

Japan and Inter-American Development Bank enter into a New and Comprehensive Partnership on the 40th Anniversary of Japan’s Membership to Address Quality Infrastructure and Climate Change

November 01, 2016
TOKYO, Japan. - In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Japan’s membership in the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Japanese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Taro Aso and IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno, on the occasion of the President’s visit to the Japan-LAC (Latin America and the Caribbean) Business Forum in Tokyo, agreed to expand the Japan-IDB partnership into a new and comprehensive one mobilizing full package of cooperation modalities.

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)

The IDB selects 14 startups to participate in Demand Solutions Argentina

September 07, 2016
Fourteen startups in health, water, sanitation and hygiene were selected from a pool of over 100 applicants from 16 countries to participate in Demand Solutions, an event organized by the Inter-American Development Bank that highlights entrepreneurship and innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB and BBVA strengthen their partnership in Latin America and the Caribbean

May 27, 2016
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and BBVA, a leading Spanish financial group, today announced they will expand their partnership to collaborate in various fields related to banking in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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, SK Telecom join efforts to spark an early passion for math

October 15, 2015
Smartphone-powered education robot to be tried in classrooms in Costa Rica Through a partnership between the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Korea-based SK Telecom, Costa Rican preschoolers will have a chance to develop basic skills for algebra, arithmetic and geometry with help from a smartphone-powered education robot.

Advances in financial inclusion will be the focus of Foromic in Chile

October 02, 2015
Region´s largest event on microfinance and entrepreneurship to be held October 26-28 with 1,200 participants from more than 40 countries The Inter-American Microenterprise Forum (Foromic), the largest annual event related to microfinance and entrepreneurship in Latin America and the Caribbean, will be held in Santiago, Chile, from October 26 to 28.