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.

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.

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.

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.

IDB helps Belizean schools affected by COVID-19 closures

November 02, 2020
The Program for $12.5 million will support remote and face-to-face learning and includes a $2.5 million grant for multicultural education in schools with migrant students.  The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a modification to the Education Quality Improvement Program II loan to assist school communities to address  the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

IDB Renews its Commitment to Support Migrant Host Countries

May 26, 2020
IDB pledges the availability of US$85 million in grants and expects to leverage US$1.1 billion in investment loans from 2020 and beyond The Inter-American Development Bank announced today that it has renewed its commitment to support Latin American and Caribbean migrants and their host communities amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

IDB-AFD Strengthen Partnership in Times of COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond

May 20, 2020
The IDB Group and Agence française de Développement (AFD) Group have virtually held their fourth Deep Dive Meeting on May 20, 2020, stressing not only the importance of strengthening  the partnership momentum, but also thinking ahead towards future strategic collaborations and co-financing operations in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).  

IDB and IOM to Address Migration Challenges through New Partnership

May 13, 2020
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have signed a memorandum of understanding to maximize cooperation and jointly promote orderly, regular, and safe migration as an enabler of sustainable development and inclusive growth in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

Latin American countries discuss new migration challenges amid COVID-19

April 28, 2020
The virtual event held by the Inter-American Development Bank engaged with several immigration host countries.

Colombia to foster migrants' urban integration with IDB, EU backing

March 11, 2020
The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a 10.2 million euro (US$11.3 million) operation to support the urban integration of migrants' in at least five Colombian cities. The program is being financed by a grant from the European Union’s Latin American Investment Fund. The non-reimbursable resources will be transferred to the government of Colombia and the program will be executed by the Empresa Nacional Promotora del Desarrollo Territorial (Territorial Development Promotion Company, ENTerritorio).