IDB supports program to strengthen management, foster economic growth and employment in Argentine provinces

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 03:00
Project will promote private and public investment improvements at provincial level, help reform the federal tax system and strengthen decision-making bodies Argentina will implement a program to promote economic growth and employment in its provinces through income, spending and public investment management improvements as well as investment projects execution with help from a $120 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

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.

Inter-American Development Bank changes date of CFO appointment

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:35
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced that the effective date of Gustavo de Rosa’s appointment as General Manager of the Finance Department and Chief Financial Officer will be postponed from November 1, 2014 to January 31st, 2015. De Rosa’s appointment was announced in July 2014. This postponement reflects the current workload at the Office of Risk Management as it continues to develop the Bank’s new Capital Adequacy Policy. 

IDB Group Governors Review Progress in Private Sector Reform Proposal

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 03:00
The Committees of the Boards of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) met yesterday to assess progress in the development of a renewed vision for the activities of the IDB Group with the private sector.

IIC Launches $80 Mln Initiative to Improve SME Corporate Governance in Latin America and the Caribbean

Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 03:00
New initiative to help export-oriented SMEs to meet international best practices in corporate governance, facilitating access to long-term financing The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) is launching a new $80 million initiative for direct lending to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Latin America and the Caribbean. The initiative will provide loans and technical assistance packages to help export-oriented SMEs meet emerging international best practices in corporate governance.

Bolivia will improve urban restructuring in La Ceja with IDB loan

Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 03:00
A $47 million loan will focus on supporting the Autonomous Municipal Government of El Alto in developing its urban infrastructure, citizen services and planning capabilities.

A capital challenge in Haiti

Thursday, November 3, 2011 - 03:00
Until February 2011, Jean-Claude Seropian, a French hydraulic engineer, worked in Paris as director of operations of Suez Environnement, one of the world’s leading water and waste management companies. That month he moved to Haiti as head of a team of five technical, financial and management experts from Suez and two sister companies, Aguas de Barcelona and United Water. Their mission: to work with the staff of Port-au-Prince’s ailing water utility to arrest the decline of its services.

IDB’s Moreno calls for Closer Ties with China and launches new programs with Chinese financial institutions

Friday, September 16, 2011 - 03:00
IDB President meets with top Chinese officials on two-day visit that highlighted areas in which the two regions could share their expertise BEIJING, China – China and Latin America and the Caribbean should join forces to tackle development challenges such as education, urbanization and climate change, Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), told Chinese officials during a visit.

IDB releases its 2010 Development Effectiveness Report

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 03:00
Report evaluates Bank’s efforts in measuring its development impact in Latin America and the Caribbean The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has made strides to boost transparency, accountability and enhance the development impact of its investments in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to the new edition of the IDB’s 2010 Development Effectiveness Overview.

IDB will hold the VIII Inter-American Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility in Paraguay

Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 15:40
CSRAméricas will focus on strategies and business competitiveness, economic inclusion models, and business initiatives to address climate change  CSRAméricas, organized annually by the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), will be held May 24-26 in Asuncion, Paraguay. CSRAmericas is the foremost event in Latin America and the Caribbean that focuses on topics related to responsible business practices and the promotion of sustainable and equitable development in Latin America and the Caribbean region.