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 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 Lab Announces the Results of its Digital Tokens for Biodiversity Challenge
January 04, 2023
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and its innovation laboratory, IDB Lab, announce the results of their Digital Tokens for Biodiversity Innovation Challenge. This initiative was launched to identify innovative solutions that use these instruments to promote biodiversity conservation and facilitate action in the face of climate change.
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.
Governments Nominate Five Candidates for IDB Presidency
November 12, 2022
Member countries have proposed five candidates for the position of President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The nomination period closed on Friday, November 11, 2022.
IDB Lab Announces Results of the BlueTech for Waste Challenge
October 27, 2022
The Innovation Lab of the Inter-American Development Bank, IDB Lab, announces the six proposals selected in the BlueTech for Waste Challenge that will contribute to the sustainable management of chemicals and hazardous waste in Barbados, Haiti, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, and Trinidad and Tobago.
IDB Announces Start of the Process for the Election of President
September 28, 2022
Member countries can propose candidates The Office of the Secretary of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has notified the Bank’s Governors that the process to nominate candidates to be the organization’s next President is now open. IDB Governors can nominate candidates within the next 45 days.
Statement on the Presidency of the Inter-American Development Bank
September 26, 2022
The Board of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), following the unanimous recommendation by the Board of Executive Directors, has resolved that Mr. Mauricio Claver-Carone will cease to hold the office of President of the Bank, effective on September 26, 2022.
IDB Enables Brazil's Immense Investment Opportunities, Approves Infrastructure Credit
June 15, 2022
On the final day of the Brazil Investment Forum (BIF), Latin America's largest foreign-investment event, IDB President Mauricio Claver-Carone reinforced the institution's commitment to enabling vital foreign direct investment and public-private partnerships for the country's sustainable and inclusive development, while announcing the approval of a $150 million infrastructure loan.