OUR EVENTS BRING TOGETHER IDB EXPERTS AND THOUGHT LEADERS:

UPCOMING EVENTS

2021 Latin American and Caribbean Macroeconomic Report

The region could grow by more than 4% this year. A more positive scenario foresees 5.2% growth, but more pessimistic assumptions estimate only 0.8% growth. Explore the IDB's new Macroeconomic Report to parse the numbers and learn what the region can do to bounce back stronger.

Economic Institutions for a Resilient Caribbean

To build resilience against external shocks and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, Caribbean countries must advance key fiscal and financial reforms that range from stronger tax and pensions systems to improved debt and financial management.

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.

2020 IDB LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN COUNTRY SUPPORT

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$21.6B

IN APPROVED FINANCING

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Immediate response and long-term strategy

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$9B

IDB Invest financing available for the private sector

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$1B

FOR COVID-19 VACCINE FINANCING

Building a 21st Century Social Security with Cell Phones

Building a 21st-Century Social Security Through Cell Phones

What if you could start saving from your cell phone? Combining digital technology and behavioral economics, this experiment opens a novel avenue for workers to plan for the future.

Farmers Help Restore Jamaica’s Water Resources

Restoring Jamaica's Water Resources With the Help of Farmers

Preserving watersheds is key to continued access to water in Jamaican cities. This project enlisted farmers to help them thrive while contributing to stave off the threats to natural resources.

How Aviation Improved Cancer Patient Care

How Aviation Improved Cancer Patient Care

In Colombia, an innovative methodology led two disparate public institutions to share knowledge and improve lives.

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