OUR EVENTS BRING TOGETHER IDB EXPERTS AND THOUGHT LEADERS:

UPCOMING EVENTS

Challenges and opportunities Post-COVID-19

Regional analysis of policies for a sustained recovery in the medium and long term, focusing on productive policies, social policies and macro-fiscal policies.

Open learning for Latin America and the Caribbean

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.

Open-Source Digital Solutions to Help Governments and Institutions Respond to Emergencies

The “Zero Line” web application enables citizen services to continue in a time of social distancing.

Economic policy recommendations to combat the effects of the coronavirus

Economic and fiscal policy recommendations to help governments to combat the effects of the coronavirus.

2020 IDB LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN COUNTRY SUPPORT

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Up to

$15B

in disbursements to respond to the crisis

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Immediate response and long-term strategy

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$7B

IDB Invest financing available for the private sector

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$1B

Raised in issuance of public bonds in dollars

Santiago Municipal Theater

Scenes of resilience: How theaters drive culture during the pandemic

This is the story of two women who are making sure the show goes on. Learn how, in Chile and Argentina, they are reactivating the performing arts and finding new forms of expression during the pandemic.

Essential worker

How do you face a pandemic without water or electricity?

Ready access to water and electricity is essential to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, prevent coronavirus from spreading, and save lives. How are countries in the region doing it?

Sargassum in Caribbean beaches

Turning Trash into Treasure: Tackling Sargassum in Jamaica

Millions of tons of sargassum murky the Caribbean coast each year, harming communities and tourism. In Jamaica, an entrepreneur is turning this waste into an opportunity for growth and innovation.

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