Brazil to Invest in Smart Public Security Program with Support From IDB

November 16, 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $150 million loan to fund 

Colombia to boost digital transformation of justice with IDB support

June 09, 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a credit line of up to $500 million to support the digital transformation of Colombia’s justice system, promoting an integrated approach and a medium- and long-term vision to improve judicial service delivery.

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 “

The State of Ceará will invest in prevention and violence reduction with IDB support

March 16, 2021
An IDB loan for $52.1 million will benefit more than 100,000 young people, vulnerable groups and citizens of ten municipalities of the Brazilian State  The State of Ceará in Brazil seeks to contribute to the reduction of violent crimes and prevention for young people and vulnerable groups in the state with a $52.1 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). 

Ecuador to strengthen access to justice and rehabilitation with IDB support

January 21, 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $45 million loan to support Ecuador strengthen its institutional capacity to guarantee the constitutional right to comprehensive rehabilitation and protection of adult persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) and juvenile offenders.

IDB study highlights ways to reduce prison population in the Caribbean

December 11, 2020
A new Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) study highlights ways to increase public safety in the Caribbean by focusing on reducing pre-trial detentions and expanding rehabilitation and reintegration programs for incarcerated persons.

Brazil to support efficiency and efficacy of public safety and justice

November 23, 2020
IDB approves US$1.2 billion conditional credit line for the PRO-SEGURANÇA program Espírito Santo is the first Brazilian state to benefit from the program, receiving a US$82.3 million credit The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a credit line of up to $1.2 billion to help Brazil boost the efficiency and efficacy of its public safety and justice programs.

IDB and Microsoft Partner to Boost Transparency, Integrity and Anti-Corruption

July 14, 2020
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Microsoft have expanded their partnership through a new initiative to use technology to help reduce corruption, increase transparency, and foster integrity in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) by leveraging the power of cloud computing and advanced analytics. Funded by an initial contribution of $450,000 from Microsoft, the initiative will leverage the Bank’s development expertise and Microsoft’s technological capacity to develop high-impact projects that will enhance transparency and help prevent corruption.

IDB launches 2020 call for proposals for regional projects in Latin America and Caribbean

February 11, 2020
Deadline for accepting proposals for Regional Public goods is April 15, 2020 On  February 14, 2020, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will launch the 2020 Call for Proposals for the Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean, which supports projects involving three or more countries.

IDB announces winners of the 2019 President's Awards in Trinidad and Tobago

December 10, 2019
The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service won the Service Excellence Award and the Sangre Grande Regional Corporation won the Innovation Award. People’s Choice Awards were awarded to the Environmental Management Authority and the Police Complaints Authority. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced the winners for its 2019 President’s Awards for Service Excellence and Innovation in the Public Sector in Trinidad and Tobago at an awa