IDB Announces the Winners of the Superheroes of Development 2021 Initiative

September 28, 2021
The IDB Group today announced the four winners of the Superheroes of Development 2021 Initiative’s fourth edition, which recognizes creative and innovative solutions during the execution of IDB Group-financed development projects in Latin America and the Caribbean.
2021-09-28

Chile to improve socioeconomic inclusion of households with $120 million IDB support

July 28, 2021
Chile will expand its program to prevent the formation of informal settlement with $120 million in funding from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The project's goal is to reduce the number of people living in “campamentos,” as informal settlements are known in Chile.
2021-07-28

Peru will promote private sector investment in electric mobility with IDB support

April 08, 2021
Peru will encourage private sector investments in sustainable electric transport solutions with help from a $20 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
2021-04-08

USAID and IDB Announce $2 Million for the final BetterTogether/JuntosEsMejor Challenge

April 06, 2021
The funds will support Venezuelans and their Host Communities with Inclusion, Gender Equality and Entrepreneurship, Employment, and Education Opportunities The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced $2 million for the final six BetterTogether/JuntosEsMejor Challenge  awards to benefit Venezuelans and their host communities in Brazil, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, and Guyana. 
2021-04-06

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 To Approve $1.25 Billion in Operations for Colombia in 2021

March 19, 2021
Funds will help speed up country’s sustainable economic recovery BARRANQUILLA, Colombia - At its 2021 Annual Meeting, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) signed a commitment with the government of Colombia to provide the country with $1.25 billion in assistance in 2021. The funding will contribute to Colombia’s sustainable and inclusive economic recovery.
2021-03-19

Spain Invests €13.74 Million in IDB-Managed Strategic Fund

February 17, 2021
The Government of Spain, through its Ministry of Economy and Digital Transformation, and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) have expanded their historic partnership with a new Spanish contribution of €$13.7 million ($16.7 million) to the Spanish General Cooperation Fund.
2021-02-17

La Guajira to improve water and sanitation services with IDB support

December 09, 2020
900,000 residents in an area affected by poverty and migration will benefit from $63 million in loans and grants The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved two grants and a loan for the drinking water and sanitation program of the Department of La Guajira, in northern Colombia, for a total of $62.75 million.
2020-12-09

IDB supports improvements for the sustainability of Colombia's social security system

December 02, 2020
The US$161.8 million project will preserve the achievements in coverage, equality, and financial protection, in addition to improving the health of Colombians. With the objective of supporting the improvement of the Colombian social security system’s sustainability, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a US$161.8 million program.
2020-12-02

IDB launches new gender and diversity initiative for Latin America and the Caribbean

November 05, 2020
The GDLab will promote, lead and finance high impact research that helps achieve a more inclusive and equitable society in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. Washington, D.C. – In order to close gender gaps and promote inclusion, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has created the GDLab, a new gender and diversity initiative to generate knowledge that allows achieving more equitable and inclusive societies in Latin America and the Caribbean.
2020-11-05