The Seventh Digital Government Ministerial Meeting of Latin America and the Caribbean will be held in conjunction with the 16th Annual Meeting of the Electronic Government Network of Latin America and the Caribbean (GEALC Network), which is organizing this summit in collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Organization of American States (OAS), and the Peruvian Secretariat of Digital Government and Transformation.

(UPDATED OCT. 10 WITH ADDITION OF FINANCE MINISTERS FROM JAMAICA AND ARGENTINA)

Journalists are invited to cover the open sessions of the 56th Meeting of the Network of Central Banks and Finance Ministers on Wednesday, October 12 and 13. Registration is required to attend in person.

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OCTOBER 12

45% of the population of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) do not have a decent home to live in, which means that they live in inadequate housing, built with low-quality materials, or lack essential services. To analyze this problem, the IDB Group is organizing September 29 and 30 the 2022 Housing Forum: Resilient solutions to reduce the housing deficit in Latin America and the Caribbean. It is a high-level event that brings together the leaders of this sector.

The One Region, One Commitment conference will take place on September 14, on the cusp of COP27

On September 14th, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and its private-sector arm, IDB Invest, will hold the One Region, One Commitment virtual conference, where members of governments, the private sector, civil society, and academia will jointly examine the progress countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have made toward building low-carbon, climate-resilient economies.

WASHINGTON - The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is proud of the support we have received over the past year from our member countries, and we welcome the announcement from United States President Joe Biden regarding a capital increase for IDB Invest, our private-sector entity.

  • The deadline for accepting proposals to the challenge "Cities for All" is February 6th, 2022

  • Call for proposals seeks challenges that can be solved through experimentation processes

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), through its Cities Laboratory, today launched the challenge Cities for All, which seeks to identify urban challenges that accentuate

The surge in e-commerce following the COVID-19 outbreak has emphasised the importance of applying Value Added Tax (VAT) effectively to digital trade.  A new toolkit released today offers timely and valuable assistance to tax authorities in the Latin America and the Caribbean region for the effective collection of VAT revenues from e-commerce activities.

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• "One Region, One Commitment"virtual summit will bring together officials from the region to showcase progress in climate and biodiversity policies on the road to COP15 and COP26

• Innovative financial projects and mechanisms that are driving transformations towards net-zero-emission and resilient economies to be presented

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will hold the One Region, One Commitment