Colombia to Host XII Week of Citizen Security and Justice

February 21, 2022
President of Colombia, Iván Duque, will participate in the event inauguration on February 28 at 8:00 a.m.
2022-02-21

More than two-thirds of Latin Americans support integration, despite the pandemic

February 18, 2022
Seven out of ten Latin Americans favor their country integrating further with other Latin American and Caribbean countries, confirming widespread support for greater trade integration, according to a study by the Inter-American Development Bank.
2022-02-18

IDB approves $300 million to support vulnerable populations in Guatemala

February 16, 2022
The program supports policy measures to improve the quality of social spending, particularly the targeting, governance, and transparency of social protection programs and the comprehensive improvement of the timeliness and quality of managed prenatal, childbirth, and newborn care. The measures promoted with this operation reinforce the commitment to the inclusion of indigenous populations and the implementation of health services with cultural relevance. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $300 million policy support operati
2022-02-16

Finland Joins NDC Pipeline Accelerator Multi-Donor Trust Fund

February 15, 2022
Finland has pledged €5 million to the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) NDC Pipeline Accelerator Multi-Donor Trust Fund (ACL). The contribution makes Finland the newest partner of the ACL, an instrument that enables the IDB and its partners to support the planning, and designing and preparing investments in infrastructure, agriculture, and land-use management, in pursuit of progress on climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).
2022-02-15

IDB launches $1 billion 7-year SOFR Index-Linked Global Bond

February 10, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB” or “IADB”), rated Aaa/AAA (Moody’s/S&P), priced a new US$1 billion 7-year benchmark bond linked to the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR) index. The transaction pays a quarterly floating coupon of Compounded SOFR+30 basis points and matures on February 15, 2029. The settlement date is February 15, 2022.
2022-02-10

IDB Launches Australian Dollar Education, Youth, and Employment (EYE) Bond for Taiju Life

February 10, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB” or “IADB”), rated Aaa/AAA (Moody’s/S&P), priced a new 1.5-year fixed rate bond in Australian Dollar under the Education, Youth, and Employment (“EYE”) Bond program. Taiju Life Insurance Company is the sole investor of the bond with Daiwa Capital Markets America Inc. being the arranger.
2022-02-10

IDB Launches Australian Dollar Sustainable Development Bond for Taiju Life

February 10, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB” or “IADB”), rated Aaa/AAA (Moody’s/S&P), priced a new 15-year fixed rate Sustainable Development Bond in Australian Dollar to support IDB’s strategic priorities to reduce poverty and inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean in a sustainable and climate friendly manner.
2022-02-10

IDB Approves $200 Million to Support Paraguay's State Transformation Process

February 09, 2022
Paraguay will continue its process of transforming the State and improving public sector effectiveness with the State Transformation Support Program, a $200 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). This is the first of two consecutive operations technically related to one another but independently financed under the Programmatic policy-based loan (PBP) modality.
2022-02-09

IDB Launches Australian Dollar Sustainable Development Bond for Sumitomo Life

February 09, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB” or “IADB”), rated Aaa/AAA (Moody’s/S&P), priced a new 10-year fixed rate Sustainable Development Bond (SDB) in Australian Dollar highlighting Climate Action. Sumitomo Life Insurance Company is the sole investor of the bond with Daiwa Capital Markets America Inc. being the arranger.
2022-02-09

IDB Sets Record $23.4 Billion in 2021 Financing & Mobilization, Surpassing Prior Estimate

February 01, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and its private-sector arm, IDB Invest, achieved a record of nearly $23.4 billion in new financing approvals, commitments and private-sector mobilizations, beating previously reported initial estimates for financial assistance to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2021. The figure reflects additional and updated numbers, including commitments and mobilizations, partnerships, and grants to Haiti.
2022-02-01