IDB launches Central American motion picture cycle as part of AFI Latin American Film Fest

The event, Central Film Fest: Central America + Dominican Republic, will be held in Washington, D.C. to promote and expand the visibility of the regional filmmaking industry’s talent and potential.

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in partnership with the AFI 2018 Latin American Film Festival, will hold the Central Film Fest: Central America + Dominican Republic event in Washington, D.C., from Sept. 6 through Oct. 11.

IDB to recognize project implementing agencies with Superheroes of Development Awards


The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today announced the first edition of its Superheroes of Development Awards, which will recognize outstanding achievements of executing agencies in solving problems or handling risks while implementing development projects.

New collaboration announced between IDB Group and NDB

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), IDB Invest and the New Development Bank (NDB) announced that they have agreed to collaborate on areas of common interest and general cooperation. The memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed in Washington, DC by Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the IDB, James P. Scriven, Chief Executive Officer of the IDB Invest, and K.V. Kamath, President of the NDB.

The Inter-American Development Bank and KfW Renew Partnership

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the German Development Bank (KfW) have renewed their partnership to strengthen their joint efforts in sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The partners expanded this collaboration through a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed on April 20 in the context of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings in Washington D.C.

IDB, Partners Hold Seminar on Taxation in Latin America with Top Government Officials

Washington, D.C. - The Inter-American Development Bank, the Wilson Center, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean are organizing a seminar on Taxation in Latin America on April 20th with top government officials.

Media Advisory - Regional Development Banks to present new study The Future of Work: Regional Perspectives

Launch: Apr. 19 in Washington, D.C.

Recent technological innovations in robotics, automation, digital platforms and artificial intelligence are dramatically changing the workforce and labor dynamics around the world. What can governments and other players, including the multilateral development banks, do to face the challenges and leverage the opportunities presented by these trends?

IDB launches call for proposals for Improving Lives Grant in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area

The Improving Lives Grant competition offers 10 grants of up to $25,000 to nonprofit organizations

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched a call for proposals in an effort to identify 10 creative initiatives that address the challenges facing Latin American and Caribbean communities located in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

IDB Group agreement with Japan International Cooperation Agency lays the groundwork for quality private sector infrastructure

MENDOZA, Argentina — The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the IDB Group’s private sector institution IDB Invest and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) today formalized a Memorandum of Cooperation to jointly promote quality infrastructure and co-finance eligible projects for the private sector.  The agreement was signed by IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno, IDB Invest CEO James P. Scriven, and JICA Senior Vice President Shigeru Maeda. The signing took place in the presence of Mr.

IDB Invest and Denmark’s Investment Fund for Developing Countries join forces to promote private sector finance

MENDOZA, Argentina — IDB Invest, the private sector institution of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, has cemented a partnership with Denmark’s Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU) through a new memorandum of understanding, formalized at the IDB Group’s Annual Meeting of the Boards of Governors in Mendoza. Signed by IDB Invest CEO James P. Scriven, and IFU Vice President Helle Bjerre, the collaboration will promote the financing of private sector projects in Latin America and the Caribbean.