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.
Governors Embrace Vision, Priorities and Plans for the IDB Group
March 19, 2023
PANAMA CITY – The Boards of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank and IDB Invest approved resolutions that will shape the future of IDB, IDB Invest, and IDB Lab – which together make up the IDB Group. The Governors also expressed support for the IDB new President’s vision and priorities.
IDB to Reinforce Strategic Support for Amazon Region
March 16, 2023
PANAMA CITY – The President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Ilan Goldfajn, met today with representatives from Amazon and donor countries to discuss the urgent call for coordinated action to protect the ecosystems of the Amazon Basin. The meeting took place during the Annual Meeting of the IDB and IDB Invest Boards of Governors in Panama. Amazon countries reaffirmed their strong commitment to curb deforestation and identify sustainable methods to protect the forest, providing real economic opportunities for local communities.
IDB Centers Support on Social Development, Climate Impact and Sustainable Growth in Central America and Dominican Republic
February 21, 2023
SAN PEDRO, Belize – The Governors of Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) member countries in Central America and the Dominican Republic have gathered in Belize on February 20 and 21 for their 36th annual meeting.
Agribusiness, Construction and Tourism Could Drive Central America’s Economy in 2023
February 12, 2023
A new Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) study points to agribusiness, construction and tourism as the industries with the greatest potential to generate jobs and growth in Central America, Mexico, Panama and the Dominican Republic. The study found that higher production in these industries could galvanize the regional economy in 2023 for two reasons: the large volume of inputs they require from all other industries, and their economic clout, since they account for 22% of the region’s output.
IDB and IDB Invest to Hold Annual Meetings in Panama on March 16-19
February 10, 2023
Media registration is open for this important gathering of Latin American and Caribbean financial and economic leaders. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and IDB Invest will hold their 2023 Annual Meeting in Panama on March 16-19. Economic and financial leaders from their 48 member countries and the private sector will discuss development challenges and opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean, ranging from tackling climate change to ensuring equitable and sustainable growth.
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 to Support the Region in Implementing the New Global Biodiversity Framework
December 13, 2022
IDB ATTENDS COP15 AS THE LEADING MDB FOR NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is committed to increasing its nature-positive finance and will continue its process to develop a green finance target. The IDB will also continue leading work with other multilateral development banks (MDBs) to develop a commonly agreed definition of nature-positive finance and a tracking methodology for the second quarter of 2023.
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.