IDB presents 2020 Sustainability Report focused on sustainable and inclusive recovery

March 24, 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is releasing today its 2020 Sustainability Report, with a focus on a sustainable and inclusive recovery for Latin America and the Caribbean after the pandemic. The report highlights the Bank's work on issues such as digitalization, sustainable infrastructure, and the development of next-generation skills and jobs for all.
2021-03-24

IDB launches 2021 call for proposals for regional projects in Latin America and Caribbean

March 24, 2021
USERS MUST REGISTER BEFORE APRIL 30th, 2021. THE DEADLINE FOR ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FROM REGISTERED USERS IS MAY 10th, 2021 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today launched the 2021 Call for Proposals for the Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean, which supports projects involving three or more countries.
2021-03-24

IDB Group and Japan Expand Partnership to Support Recovery in Latin America and Caribbean

March 23, 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has expanded its longstanding partnership with the Government of Japan through a partnership amendment signed with the Japanese Ministry of Finance (MOF) and a new Memorandum of Collaboration (MOC) with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The signings reflect reinvigorated commitment from Japan and the IDB Group to cooperate in pursuit of social and economic recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).
2021-03-23

IDB addresses how to use public policy to mitigate social risk brought on by the pandemic

March 23, 2021
The annual report on Central America, Haiti, Mexico, Panama and the Dominican Republic offers proposals on how to prevent inequality and social discontent in the region from rising. The COVID-19 crisis could erase social progress achieved in Central America, specifically in reduction of poverty and inequality, and also have a disproportionate effect on people who are the most vulnerable.
2021-03-23

IDB study about more energy efficient public policies

March 23, 2021
Publication describes the determinants of energy consumption and its evolution in the region’s households Energy services represent the second most important expense in household budgets in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), surpassed only by food, according to a new study conducted by the Inter-American Development Bank. One out of every 10 dollars spent by Latin Americans goes toward paying energy bills.
2021-03-23

With IDB support, Banco do Brasil qualifies for sustainable bonds market

March 22, 2021
Banco do Brasil, Latin America’s largest financial institution, completed its preparations to enter the market for sustainable bonds and has counted, for that, with the support of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The objective is to seek the synergy between BB's experience in financing sustainability and the growing international and national appetite for investments that, in addition to financial return, generate social and environmental benefits.
2021-03-22

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 “Vision 2025” agenda for recovery and sustainable economi
2021-03-21

IDB macroeconomic report: fiscal, institutional reforms key to post pandemic recovery

March 20, 2021
Growth prospects uncertain for 2021; baseline scenario of 4.1 percent could be pulled down to just 0.8 percent under more pessimistic assumptions BARRANQUILLA, Colombia - Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean urgently need fiscal reforms to set the stage for a more robust and sustainable post-Covid recovery, the Inter-American Development Bank’s annual Macroeconomic Report says.
2021-03-20

Private sector is key to increase employment opportunities for migrants and refugees

March 19, 2021
The IDB, the governments of Canada and Colombia, and private companies to support working-age refugees, migrants and returnees in Latin America and the Caribbean. BARRANQUILLA, Colombia – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the governments of Canada and Colombia, and several private companies today discussed ways to boost a regional response to the region´s migrant and refugee crisis enabling better access to employment opportunities.
2021-03-19

IDB announces measures to strengthen Latin America and Caribbean’s global trade insertion

March 19, 2021
Strengthening regional value chains could increase exports to the United States by US$ 70 billion BARRANQUILLA, Colombia – The Inter-American Development Bank will make available a series of financial and non-financial tools to Latin American and Caribbean countries and companies to support their international insertion and boost their economic recovery after the pandemic, IDB President Mauricio Claver-Carone announced today.
2021-03-19