IDB Opens New Dominican Republic Office with Highest Environmental Certification

April 27, 2022
IDB President Mauricio Claver-Carone, Dominican Republic Vice President Raquel Peña and First Lady Raquel Arbaje inaugurate new IDB Representative Office. Building is first in Dominican Republic and first IDB building to receive LEED Platinum certification, which recognizes highest standards of energy efficiency and environmental sustainability.  
2022-04-27

IDB launches call for proposals for urban challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean

December 15, 2021
The deadline for accepting proposals to the challenge "Cities for All" is February 6th, 2022 Call for proposals seeks challenges that can be solved through experimentation processes The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), through its Cities Laboratory, today launched the challenge Cities for All, which seeks to identify urban challenges that accentuate
2021-12-15

Dominican Republic to Enhance Santo Domingo Revitalization Program with IDB, EU Support

December 03, 2021
$3.37 million in European Union resources will help boost electromobility and housing in the Colonial City of Santo Domingo The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $3.37 million (EU2.95 million operation with resources from a European Union grant to revitalize the Colonial City of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.
2021-12-02

Haiti will invest in productive infrastructure with IDB’s support

November 04, 2021
The IDB approved $65 million of non-reimbursable financing for the expansion of the Caracol Industrial Park (CIP), in the north of the country The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved $65 million of non-reimbursable financing to contribute to the sustainable economic development of northern Haiti by promoting the necessary conditions for the establishment and expansion of companies in the Caracol Industrial Park (CIP), in the north of the country.
2021-11-04

El Salvador will Increase Access to Credit for Social Housing with Funding from the IDB

September 30, 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $50 million loan for a program to reduce El Salvador's housing deficit by providing loans for the purchase of affordable housing. The Social Housing Financing Program’s objective is to increase access to mortgage credit for working households with incomes of up to four Current Minimum Monthly Wages (SMMV) for the acquisition of affordable housing. 
2021-09-30

Chile to improve socioeconomic inclusion of households with $120 million IDB support

July 28, 2021
Chile will expand its program to prevent the formation of informal settlement with $120 million in funding from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The project's goal is to reduce the number of people living in “campamentos,” as informal settlements are known in Chile.
2021-07-28

IDB Group holds forum on sustainable recovery in advance of UN conferences

June 23, 2021
Media Advisory • "One Region, One Commitment"virtual summit will bring together officials from the region to showcase progress in climate and biodiversity policies on the road to COP15 and COP26 • Innovative financial projects and mechanisms that are driving transformations towards net-zero-emission and resilient economies to be presented The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will hold the One Region, One Commitment
2021-06-23

IDB and IDB Invest Gain Board Support on Vision 2025 and Path Toward Capitalization

March 21, 2021
IDB President Mauricio Claver-Carone details “Vision 2025,” as Bank’s agenda focuses on recovery and sustainable growth for region at first Annual Meeting in two years.  Board of Governors approves resolution on recapitalization discussions, supports “Vision 2025.” BARRANQUILLA, Colombia – The Inter-American Development Bank's Board of Governors approved a resolution authorizing the analytic work required to consider a potential capital increase, and overwhelmingly supported the IDB’s “
2021-03-21

IDB To Approve $1.25 Billion in Operations for Colombia in 2021

March 19, 2021
Funds will help speed up country’s sustainable economic recovery BARRANQUILLA, Colombia - At its 2021 Annual Meeting, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) signed a commitment with the government of Colombia to provide the country with $1.25 billion in assistance in 2021. The funding will contribute to Colombia’s sustainable and inclusive economic recovery.
2021-03-19

IDB celebrates Mayors Forum on sustainable and inclusive recovery in cities

March 12, 2021
The IDB Cities Network will virtually hold a Mayors Forum: The Path Towards an Inclusive and Sustainable Recovery in Cities on March 15-16, 2021, as a preamble to the Annual Meeting of Governors of the IDB and IDB Invest.
2021-03-12