IDB, Partners Lead UN 2023 Water Sessions on Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean
March 22, 2023
Most important event on water and sanitation in a generation to explore water’s importance to sustainable development and the future of our planet.
IDB Signs Important Agreements with Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Honduras and Uruguay at Annual Meeting
March 21, 2023
The presence of Governors and international partners enabled the signing of 13 credit contracts and other agreements within the meeting’s framework.
New Canadian Program to Promote Adoption of Nature-Based Solutions
March 19, 2023
PANAMA CITY – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Canada have partnered to encourage the adoption of nature-based solutions (NBS) in Latin America and the Caribbean through a new CAD$5 million program funded by the government of Canada.
IDB President Goldfajn Presents Vision and Priorities in Inaugural Address
January 12, 2023
In his inaugural address today the president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Ilan Goldfajn, laid out his vision and priorities to make the IDB the most trusted, agile and important development partner for Latin America and the Caribbean.
IDB Launches US$2 Billion 5-Year Fixed-Rate Bond
January 05, 2023
The Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB” or “IADB”), rated Aaa/AAA (Moody’s/S&P), priced a new US$2 billion 5-year Global benchmark. The transaction pays a semi-annual coupon of 4.000% and matures on 12th January 2028.
IDB Lab Announces the Results of its Digital Tokens for Biodiversity Challenge
January 04, 2023
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and its innovation laboratory, IDB Lab, announce the results of their Digital Tokens for Biodiversity Innovation Challenge. This initiative was launched to identify innovative solutions that use these instruments to promote biodiversity conservation and facilitate action in the face of climate change.
IDB and ADB Scale Up Exposure Exchange with a New Deal Worth $1.5 billion
December 12, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a sovereign exposure exchange agreement worth $1.5 billion. The operation is an innovative way to strengthen the multilateral development banks’ (MDB) capital adequacy and boost their lending capacity.
Ilan Goldfajn Elected IDB President
November 20, 2022
(Updated to add the starting date) Ilan Goldfajn was elected president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today during a Special Meeting of the Bank’s Board of Governors. The meeting was held at IDB Headquarters in Washington, D.C., with delegations attending virtually and in person. Nominated by Brazil, Goldfajn will take office for a five-year term on December 19, 2022.
Governments Nominate Five Candidates for IDB Presidency
November 12, 2022
Member countries have proposed five candidates for the position of President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The nomination period closed on Friday, November 11, 2022.
IDB Board of Governors to Hold Special Meeting on Presidential Election Process
October 27, 2022
A Special Meeting of the Board of Governors for the Election of the President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will be held over two separate dates, November 13 and November 20, 2022.