Mauricio J. Claver-Carone Elected IDB President
Mauricio J. Claver-Carone was elected President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) during an electronic meeting of the Bank’s Board of Governors.
To close its infrastructure gap, Latin America and the Caribbean needs more than investment in new structures. In this new study, the IDB provides an in-depth diagnostic of access, quality, and affordability of infrastructure services in the region.
Regional analysis of policies for a sustained recovery in the medium and long term, focusing on productive policies, social policies and macro-fiscal policies.
The coronavirus is changing the way people access education and training opportunities. The IDB has created the #Movingonline initiative, supporting the transition from face-to-face to online training.
The “Zero Line” web application enables citizen services to continue in a time of social distancing.
Economic and fiscal policy recommendations to help governments to combat the effects of the coronavirus.
The pandemic is an unprecedented test for the region. And yet, its people are accustomed to fighting for progress in the face of daunting odds. Discover the achievements we’ve supported in recent years and the hope they can offer for tomorrow.
Over 100 isolated communities in Surinam had only intermittent electricity, mostly from polluting generators. An IDB-financed electrification program brought 24-hour access to energy and light, transforming their quality of life.
For the millions living day to day across the region, the coronavirus presents an especially bleak reality. What policies can help carry them through the crisis?