OUR EVENTS BRING TOGETHER IDB EXPERTS AND THOUGHT LEADERS:

UPCOMING EVENTS

THE PATH TO BETTER INFRASTRUCTURE IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

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.

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

Connected during the Pandemic with Internet Para Todos

Connected during the Pandemic with Internet Para Todos

A year ago, the ambitious Internet para Todos project arrived in the small Andean town of Moya. No one could imagine that this initiative would allow local residents to weather a pandemic that has changed their daily lives and livelihoods.

Caring for people: an opportunity for economic growth

Caring for people: an opportunity for economic growth

An aging population presents the challenge of providing quality care to a growing number of elderly. But it also brings an economic opportunity that can benefit those who need it most.

Tourism

Restarting Tourism’s Engine

The pandemic dashed the wanderlust of millions of travelers, causing one of the worst crises in the annals of the tourism sector, a key economic driver for countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. What can be done to restart it?

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