Argentina Works to Lessen Toll of Cyberattacks with IDB Support

January 16, 2023
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $30 million loan to help Argentina implement the Cybersecurity Program for Critical Information Infrastructures (CII), an initiative aimed at reducing the cost of cyberattacks in the country through early detection.

Honduras Inversiones to Promote Greater Transparency and Public Accountability

November 25, 2022
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Today the Government of the Republic of Honduras, with the support of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), launched Honduras Inversiones, an interactive digital platform for transparency, participation and accountability in the use of public resources.

Honduras to Host Important Event on Public Integrity in Latin America and Caribbean

November 21, 2022
On December 1 and 2, 2022, Tegucigalpa will host a major event on public integrity in Latin America and the Caribbean, organized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and the Government of Honduras.

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.  

IDB Launches First Guide to Digital Transformation for Governments

November 10, 2022
LIMA – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched its Guide to Digital Transformation of Government today. The guide aims to help the public sector in Latin America and the Caribbean achieve a crosscutting and comprehensive digital transformation focused on building institutional capacity to better serve the needs of citizens and the private sector.

IDB Awards Public Innovations in Five Latin American Countries

October 26, 2022
Judges selected six innovative initiatives from five Latin America countries as the winners of the 8th Gobernarte –Pablo Valenti Award contest sponsored by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

Caribbean Police Join Forces Against Gender-Based Violence

July 22, 2022
Senior Police Officers from Six Caribbean Countries Form a Community of Practice to Combat Gender-Based Violence

IDB launches call for public innovation in migration and against human trafficking

July 18, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched the eighth edition of the competition "Gobernarte: the art of good government - Pablo Valenti Award", which will reward the best innovative initiatives of subnational governments in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Jamaica to Host Regional Workshop on Gender-Based Violence Policing

July 12, 2022
The Jamaica Constabulary Force, the Inter-American Development Bank, UN Women and the European Union will Participate in the Opening Ceremony on Gender-Based Violence Policing on July 18 at 9:00 a.m. EST  

IDB Introduces Platform to Improve Security of Cities in Latin America

March 03, 2022
BOGOTA, Colombia  ̶  During the XII Citizen Security Week, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) introduced the Safe Cities platform, a platform that provides tools to improve citizen security in Latin America and the Caribbean.