IDB launches 2018 Call for Proposals to receive financing for regional projects in Latin America and the Caribbean


The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched the 2018 call for proposals for the Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), which supports projects involving three or more countries.

IDB launches call for proposals about digital solutions in open code for subnational tax administration

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) invites organizations, governments and individuals to participate in the call for proposals about digital tools in open code aimed at improving tax administration of subnational governments in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB Invest and SOFID sign co-financing agreement

IDB Invest, a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, and SOFID (Sociedade para o Financiamento do Desenvolvimento, Instituição Financeira de Credito, S.A.) will actively collaborate to promote investments in Latin America and the Caribbean with a focus in Central America and the Caribbean for projects aimed at agribusiness, energy, tourism and finance.

The Framework Co-financing Agreement was signed during the Bank’s annual informal meetings with representatives of its non-regional member countries held in Lisbon between January 29 and 30, 2018.

IDB extends deadline for open call for artists

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is extending the deadline for artists to participate in an open call that is aimed for those who want to provoke, innovate and offer new perspectives on the development challenges of the region, as well as to demonstrate the immense artistic creativity of Latin America and the Caribbean. 

The call will be opened until January 17th of 2018.

Artists from Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States can participate. 

IDB, World Economic Forum Announce New Collaboration

Enhancing the benefits of the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the World Economic Forum (WEF) today announced their collaboration to co-design and pilot policy and regulatory frameworks that seek to maximize the benefits and help address the challenges brought about by the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the Latin American and Caribbean region.

IDB presents DIS\PLACE: Notions of Home in Latin American Photojournalism

Exhibition features works by 11 photojournalists from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, and Peru.

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will present the exhibition “ DIS\PLACE: Notions of Home in Latin American Photojournalism ” with works by 11 photojournalists who illustrate experiences of displacement in Latin America. The opening reception to the public will take place on November 15, 2017 at 6pm. Registration is free.

IDB Group Strengthens Cooperation on Use of Blended Finance

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Inter-American Investment Corporation, a member of the IDB Group, together with more than 20 development finance institutions (DFIs), have agreed on a set of enhanced principles on blended concessional finance aimed at increasing private capital investment in vital development projects in emerging markets.

IDB Group will meet with the Civil Society representatives from Latin America and the Caribbean in Bolivia

Event will be in Santa Cruz from November 8-9 and will examine topics on innovation sustainable development in the region 

***The event will be transmitted via Livestream*** 

Representatives of the civil society organizations from 26 countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean will meet in Bolivia on November 8-9 to host the XVII Annual Meeting of the IDB Group-Civil Society

Finance Ministers of more than 30 countries and high officials of multilateral organizations to meet Oct. 11 at the IDB

Finance ministers from 34 countries of the Americas and the Caribbean are expected to attend a high-level meeting on October 11 with executives of the Inter-American Development (IDB), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) to discuss policy options for financial inclusion and regional trade integration.

Argentine Finance Minister Luis Andrés Caputo will chair the Ninth Meeting of Finance Ministers of the Americas and the Caribbean, which will be held at the IDB’s headquarters.