Call for research proposals on urban planning in Latin America and the Caribbean

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 03:00
IDB and KRIHS launchcall. Submission deadline is May 29, 2016 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in collaboration with the Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), is launching a call for research proposals by individual researchers and scholars in Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) countries. The deadline to submit proposals is May 29, 2016. 

Caribbean Investment Summit seeks to attract foreign direct investment and boost exports

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 03:00
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.

Inter-American Development Bank to hold Annual Meeting in Nassau, The Bahamas

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 03:00
Online media registration is now available for April 7–10 gathering of Latin American and Caribbean leaders Spotlight on economic challenges, private sector opportunities, urban development, global economic challenges, disaster management The Inter-American Development Bank Group will hold its Annual Meeti

IDB launches the 3rd edition of Gobernarte to reward innovation in municipal governments

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 03:00
Municipal governments will be eligible to apply to the two categories of the Gobernarte contest The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launches the third edition of the Award “Gobernarte: The Art of Good Government,” which this year will be named after Eduardo Campos, the late governor of Pernambuco, in recognition of his significant contribution to the innovation of public administration in Brazil and in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The triumph of the city: How Latin American and Caribbean cities can boost productivity and innovation

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 03:00
Professor Edward Glaeser will present his latest book on the challenges of our cities The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) invites you to a conference about the achievements and the challenges of our cities on Friday, November 21 at 2:30 PM at the IDB headquarters in Washington, DC.

The IDB Opens Registration for Demand Solutions Event

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 03:00
“Demand Solutions – Ideas for Improving Quality of Life” will harness some of the world’s most creative minds to share innovative solutions addressing development issues. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) opens registration for Demand Solutions, a one-day event on December 2nd at the IDB’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. The event kicks off at 9:00 a.m., and will feature speaker presentations and networking opportunities with innovators who are addressing pressing development challenges around the world.

How can innovation help cities be more inclusive?

Friday, April 25, 2014 - 03:00
Call for proposals 2014 for urban innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean

New Global Collaboration for Urban Resilience announced at WUF7

Friday, April 11, 2014 - 03:00
MEDELLÍN, Colombia – This year’s World Urban Forum has resulted in the creation of a new alliance between nine of the world’s largest UN and non-UN organizations joining forces to build urban resilience and to strengthen the social, economic and environmental fabric of the world’s urban spaces. 

Our Cities, Our Future: Making Cities Healthy, Green and Sustainable

Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 13:33
Americas Quarterly Winter 2014 Launch The Emerging and Sustainable Cities Initiative (ESCI) of the Inter-American Development Bank and the Americas Society/Council of the Americas present the launch of the Winter 2014 issue of Americas Quarterly: Our Cities, Our Future: Making Cities Healthy, Green and Sustainable.

IDB offers online course for journalists in Latin America and the Caribbean on urban development

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 16:45
The course on “Smart Cities” will be offered by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), with the cooperation of the Inter-American Press Association and administered by the International Center for Journalists