IDB Lab Supports Chilean Fintech Focused on Migrants

May 10, 2022
$1.5 million loan will benefit more than 300,000 migrants
2022-05-11

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.
2021-12-03

IDB Lab Participates in a Pioneering Fund to Help Finance Climate Change Adaptation

November 08, 2021
The first regional microfinance loan fund for climate change adaptation will go to rural areas of Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, and Central American countries. IDB Lab, the innovation laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), has participated in the creation of a pioneering fund to provide microfinance loans for climate change adaptation to small farmers in Latin America.
2021-11-08

IDB and Telefónica Launch Initiative to Connect Entrepreneurs and Corporations

November 07, 2021
Institutional partnership between the two organizations will promote inclusive digital transformation in different areas CIV-LAC is a platform that will help scale up nearly 600 startups through open innovation processes with large and medium-sized companies from Spain and Latin America  MADRID – Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) President Mauricio Claver-Carone and Telefónica Chief Executive Officer José María Álvarez-Pallete met today to strengthen the institutional alliance maintained by both organizations and to continue promoting inclusive dig
2021-11-08

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