Ilan Goldfajn Elected IDB President
Nominated by Brazil, Goldfajn was elected president of the IDB during a Special Meeting of the Bank’s Board of Governors and will take office for a five-year term.
New Latin American and Caribbean Macroeconomic Report calls for an ambitious reset of policy frameworks to mitigate risk and seize new opportnities for inclusive growth.
Trust is the most pressing and yet least discussed challenge confronting Latin America and the Caribbean. By making trust a goal of public policy, and not simply its byproduct, countries can accelerate growth and employment.
The IDB has created the #Movingonline initiative, supporting the transition from face-to-face to online training.
The Violencia Cero (Zero Violence) project brought together more than 200 teams from 14 countries to create solutions against gender-based violence. Three winning projects combine technological innovation and creative entrepreneurship to improve access to justice and safe spaces for those who need it most.
Ecological waste management systems have improved the lives of more than 5,000 families in Bolivia, who now have sanitation services appropriate to their geographic and cultural context.
An initiative designed to spark innovation and economic diversification in Suriname is bringing more women into technology careers and inspiring a generation.