Alliance BIDAcademy and Coursera: New Partner to Expand its Training Offer for the Region

January 18, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), through BIDAcademy, has been developing high quality open online courses (MOOC), as a result of more than 60 years of experience, to improve the capacities of all development actors in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB launches $3.5 billion 5-year Fixed Rate Bond

January 07, 2022
Washington, D.C., January 6, 2021 – The Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB” or “IADB”), rated Aaa/AAA (Moody’s/S&P), priced a new $3.5 billion 5-year Global benchmark. The transaction pays a semi-annual coupon of 1.500% and matures on 13th January 2027. It was priced with a spread of 22 basis points over SOFR mid-swaps, which equates to 8.28 basis points over the 1.250% UST due December 2026 and carries a semi-annual yield of 1.552%.

PPP Americas Event Highlights Infrastructure Needs and Opportunities in the LAC Region

December 09, 2021
SÃO PAULO — In the challenging context of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launches the 10th edition of PPP Americas, the principal forum on public-private partnerships in Latin America and the Caribbean. The event aims to help jump-start economic recovery in in the region by supporting the use of PPP approaches and fostering better planning and maintenance of infrastructure projects.

IDB Approves Additional $1.8 Billion for Sustainable Development, Integration in LAC

December 08, 2021
Resources approved this week will promote sustainability and inclusion policies and programs in Barbados, Brazil and the Dominican Republic, as well as economic integration among the River Plate Basin countries. More than 70% of approved resources, or $1.3 billion, were assigned to Brazil. The IDB will release its total 2021 loan and operations amounts by December 17. The Board of Directors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved five operations this week, to

IDB approves $300 million credit line to improve integration in Cuenca del Plata

December 07, 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a credit line for $300 million to improve the integration of countries located in the Cuenca del Plata, through actions in sustainable infrastructure, trade facilitation and urban development in border areas.

Argentina to Improve Road Safety with IDB Support

December 03, 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $200 million loan for the Road Safety Program in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires Province with the principal aim of improving safety conditions in the Buenos Aires Province’s road networks. The project, implemented by the Road Management Office of Buenos Aires Province (DVBA, after its Spanish initials), also seeks to improve road infrastructure quality and strengthen the management capacity of the public agencies in charge of road safety.

IDB Approves Additional $1.65 Billion to 2021 Loan Amounts to Spur LAC’s Economic Recovery

December 02, 2021
Resources will provide an economic, fiscal and social boost to Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Haiti, Honduras and Uruguay. The IDB will release its total 2021 loan and operations amounts on December 17. Yesterday, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved eight operations totaling $1.65 billion for Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Haiti, Honduras and Uruguay.

IDB approves $300 million to improve healthcare Buenos Aires, Argentina

December 01, 2021
The loan seeks to improve access and coverage of public health services for the population of the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina  The IDB approved a $300 million loan to improve access to public health services for the Province of Buenos Aires (PBA).

IDB Visits Spain to Encourage Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean

November 18, 2021
Spain will host the IDB's non-regional members meeting in February 2022. MADRID - IDB President Mauricio Claver-Carone and members of his executive team concluded a successful visit to Madrid to encourage greater investment in Latin America and the Caribbean to boost the region’s post-pandemic recovery. The mission’s main objective was to strengthen international trade and attract financing and businesses that will accelerate the region's digital transformation and contribute to its sustainable and inclusive growth.

Dominican Republic to Strengthen Public Sector Transparency, Integrity with IDB Support

November 16, 2021
SANTO DOMINGO – The Dominican Republic is implementing reforms to enhance and consolidate public sector transparency and integrity along with promoting citizen participation in controlling public spending with support from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).