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.
Uruguay to Help Immigrants Integrate with IDB Support
November 18, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $5 million grant to complement Uruguay’s Neighborhood Improvement Program, which helps immigrants integrate and strengthen their ties to local communities.
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).
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.
IDB Lab Supports Chilean Fintech Focused on Migrants
May 10, 2022
$1.5 million loan will benefit more than 300,000 migrants
Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic are Recovering, but Face Challenges
March 14, 2022
According to the latest IDB Group report, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and the Dominican Republic have already recovered pre-pandemic economic activity levels. During 2021 the IDB Group approved $3.38 billion in financing to support the productive sector, inclusive recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, employment, value chains, and digitalization.
IDB, UNHCR Join Efforts to Address Forced Displacement Crisis in Latin America & Caribbean
December 03, 2021
Today, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) President, Mauricio Claver-Carone and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Filippo Grandi, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to address the development challenges and opportunities generated by rising forced displacement across Latin America and the Caribbean.
Uruguay will promote a life free of gender-based violence with IDB support
November 23, 2021
A loan of $4.1 million and non-reimbursable financing of $1 million seek to contribute to the achievement of gender equality, benefiting more than 40,000 women, youth, boys, and girls in the country. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a loan of $4.1 million and non-reimbursable financing of $1 million to promote a life free of gender-based violence and the achievement of gender equality in Uruguay. This operation is the IDB's first investment loan focused exclusively on fighting gender-based violence (GBV).
IDB approves $15 million in Panama to Improve Early Childhood Education
November 17, 2021
The program seeks to improve the efficiency, quality, and inclusiveness of the education sector.
IDB supports Colombia to integrate Venezuelan migrants socially and economically
November 16, 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $300 million loan for the social and economic inclusion of the Venezuelan migrant population in Colombia. The operation also includes a non-refundable $17,589,000 leveraged by the Bank through the Global Financing Mechanism (GCFF).