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A man working -  Sustainable Development - Inter-American Development Bank - IDB Unlocking Development Financing through IMF Special Drawing Rights

The reserve assets can now be channeled through an innovative financial instrument proposed by the IDB and the AfDB, leveraging their value by up to four times to tackle climate change and address social needs.

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Women's speaking in Convenience Stores -  Sustainable Development - Inter-American Development Bank - IDB Convenience Stores: A Tale of Winners and Losers

Traditional neighborhood shops, once the heart of local communities, are now competing at a considerable disadvantage with giant convenience chains. The effects on the welfare of residents are not uniform.

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Aerial photo of Rio Grande do Sul highlighting the flooded areas - Natural Disaster - Inter-American Development Bank - IDB IDB Announces Support Package in Response to Brazil Flood Disaster

More than $1 billion in redirected funds, lines of credit and humanitarian aid have been made available for recovery and climate-resilient reconstruction in Rio Grande do Sul.

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Two people speaking v8 -  Financial Development - Inter-American Development Bank - IDB What Does It Take to Become a Woman Leader in Latin America?

Former President of Chile Michelle Bachelet sat down with our vice president to discuss challenges and opportunities for women to assume leadership roles in the region.

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The share of adults who hold mobile money accounts in Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic has doubled in recent years. How can we use the momentum to further boost financial inclusion? 

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A roadmap for comprehensive reforms and measurable objectives, designed to achieve a new level of development results and reach

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A new, industry-leading business model and a fresh injection of capital to enable greater development gains through the private sector

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A more systemic approach, with greater catalytic power, to cultivate innovation ecosystems across the region

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We are the region’s partner of choice for long-term financing and knowledge-based solutions for social, economic and institutional development. We are also the region’s bridge to the world.

To deliver greater impact, we’re sharpening our focus on three core objectives:

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We are devoted to eradicating extreme poverty and maximizing our investments in human capital – from education to food security and health to gender equality.

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We are dedicated to combating climate change, including by safeguarding the Amazon, curbing emissions and preserving biodiversity, while strengthening adaptation.

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We are committed to increasing the region’s real GDP per capita by promoting sustainable, inclusive physical and digital infrastructure and integration.

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The 14th Annual Conference of the LACEA Trade, Integration and Growth Network (TIGN)
Session Dates
May. 22 to May. 23 2024
08:00 AM - 02:00 PM (America/New_York)
Reshaping Retirement: Navigating Latin America Retirement Systems after COVID-19
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May. 23 to May. 23 2024
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (America/New_York)
NaturaTech LAC Launch Event
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May. 29 to May. 29 2024
09:00 AM - 02:00 PM (America/New_York)
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