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13 Jun 2018 description

An increase of nearly 30 per cent on the previous year, boosting projects that help developing countries cut emissions and address climate risks.

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2018 – Climate financing by the world’s six largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) rose to a seven-year high of $35.2 billion in 2017, up 28 per cent on the previous year.

11 May 2018 description

In 2015, the international community committed to the Sustainable Development Goals, including Goal 4, which is to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. That same year, in Addis Ababa, multilateral development banks committed to work together to assist countries to generate the needed financial resources. In this context, we welcome the proposal for the International Finance Facility for Education. Urgent and unparalleled action is needed to create a learning generation.

22 Apr 2018 description

Sept banques multilatérales de développement (BMD) ont lancé une nouvelle plateforme en vue de renforcer leur collaboration dans le cadre des migrations économiques et des déplacements forcés. Lancée en marge des réunions de printemps du Fonds monétaire international (FMI) et du Groupe de la Banque mondiale, cette plateforme a pour but d’appuyer le dialogue stratégique et la coordination opérationnelle des BMD afin de maximiser l’impact de leur engagement croissant dans ces deux domaines.

20 Apr 2018 description

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2018 – Seven Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) launched a new platform to enhance their collaboration on economic migration and forced displacement today on the margins of the IMF-World Bank Group Spring Meetings. The platform will advance strategic dialogue and operational coordination to maximize the impact of MDBs’ growing engagement in these two areas.

13 Dec 2017 description

París — El Grupo Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) anunció su apoyo a la recién creada Coalición Climáticamente Inteligente del Caribe, una iniciativa público-privada que busca financiar un plan de inversión de US$8 mil millones para transformar la región en una de las primeras zonas “climáticamente inteligentes” del mundo y beneficiar a aproximadamente 3.2 millones de hogares.

14 Oct 2017 description

Seven Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) announced a new coordination platform on economic migration and forced displacement today in a meeting with G7 officials at the World Bank Annual Meetings, to advance strategic priorities, including improving data and evidence and strengthening technical assistance to maximize the impact of projects supported by MDBs.

11 Sep 2017 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This sixth edition of the Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks’ Climate Finance provides an overview of financing committed by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Investment Bank (EIB), the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDBG), and the World Bank Group (WBG), to climate change mitigation and adaptation projects and activities in 2016.

14 Jun 2017 description

New IDB study estimates potential impact on cities and people in low-elevation coastal zones

BELIZE CITY, Belize – A new study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) estimates that 4.2 million people in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean and in the Pacific are living in areas that are prone to flooding due to rising sea levels.

28 Nov 2016 description

A social epidemic that affects one in three women in the region

Violence against women affects one in three women in Latin America and the Caribbean, where this social epidemic carries an economic cost of between 1.6 percent and 6.4 percent of the gross domestic product of the countries of the region.

Therefore, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) reaffirms its commitment to continue working to eradicate this problem.

09 Aug 2016 description

US $81 billion mobilized in 2015 to tackle climate change: Joint MDB report

Climate finance totalling US $81 billion was mobilized for projects funded by the world’s six largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) in 2015. This included $25 billion of MDBs’ direct climate finance, combined with a further $56 billion from other investors.

01 Mar 2016 description

$180 million available immediately for Latin America and Caribbean countries

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today announced it will make available to its borrowing countries a variety of financial and technical resources to support efforts to control and prevent infections with the Zika virus.

18 Nov 2015 description

Organizaciones trabajando en gestión del agua, saneamiento y residuos sólidos presentarán sus experiencias en Idear Soluciones

LIMA, Perú – En el marco de Idear Soluciones para mejorar vidas, evento que se celebra esta semana en la capital peruana, organizaciones trabajando en calidad, cobertura y cultura del agua, saneamiento y residuos sólidos en América Latina y el Caribe fueron premiadas por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo y Fundación FEMSA por contribuir con soluciones innovadoras a los desafíos del sector.

27 Oct 2015 description
  • Grandes avances en salud y nutrición, aunque los niños más pobres están rezagados en habilidades cognitivas
  • Intervenciones más adecuadas en centros de cuidado infantil y en los hogares podrían tener un fuerte impacto sobre la distribución del ingreso

Inversiones más acertadas en programas para la primera infancia podrían rendir grandes beneficios para el desarrollo, pero muchos programas en América Latina y el Caribe carecen de suficientes fondos y no se enfocan en la calidad, según un

14 Oct 2015 description

CIUDAD DEL VATICANO - El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) y Scholas, la entidad educativa de bien público impulsada por el Papa Francisco, sellaron hoy un acuerdo interinstitucional de cooperación que tiene como objetivo implementar programas educativos integrales que atenderán a jóvenes en situación de vulnerabilidad en América Latina y el Caribe.

16 Jul 2015 description

First-of-its-kind fund will support investments that increase rural livelihoods, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enhance biodiversity

16 Jun 2015 description

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2015—The world’s six large multilateral development banks (MDBs) delivered over US$28 billion in financing last year to help developing countries and emerging economies mitigate and adapt to the challenges of climate change. The latest figures bring total collective commitments of the past four years to more than US$100 billion.

In 2014, the six banks together provided over US$23 billion dedicated to mitigation efforts and US$5 billion for adaptation work, according to the fourth joint report on MDB climate finance.

03 Apr 2015 description

Nuestro compromiso con la sostenibilidad

03 Apr 2015 description

Our Commitment to Sustainability

Long-term economic growth and the reduction of poverty and inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean depend on development that is both socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable. Recognizing this, at the IDB, we have made a commitment to maximizing positive environmental and social outcomes of our work, while minimizing risks and negative impacts to people and natural capital. Our Annual Sustainability Report provides a summary of our advances

02 Mar 2015 description

“According to the principles of humanitarian aid and the international legal framework related to gender-based violence, the humanitarian community, host governments, donors, peacekeepers, the UN and all others engaged in working with and for affected populations are collectively accountable for preventing and responding to gender-based violence.”

Source: Inter-Agency Standing Committee (2005). Guidelines for Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Settings: Focusing on Prevention of and Response to Sexual Violence in Emergencies.

05 Dec 2014 description

En la COP 20, presidente del BID destaca apoyo brindado al Perú

LIMA, Perú – América Latina y el Caribe recibieron un monto de US$2.806 millones financiamiento internacional para cambio climático el año pasado. De ese total, US$1.220 millones fueron canalizados por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo.

Así lo reveló hoy el presidente del BID, Luis Alberto Moreno, en su discurso en la vigésima reunión de la Conferencia de Partes sobre el Cambio Climático (COP 20), que se celebra este mes en la capital peruana.