Inter-American Development Bank

1300 New York Ave NW
Washington DC  20577

Phone: (202) 623-1000

Inter-American Development Bank

The IDB supports efforts by Latin America and the Caribbean countries to reduce poverty and inequality. We aim to bring about development in a sustainable, climate-friendly way.

Our mission is to improve lives. We are the leading source of long-term financing for development in Latin America and the Caribbean.


We offer long-term financing and technical assistance for economic, social and institutional projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. Besides loans, grants and guarantees, the IDB conducts cutting-edge research to deliver innovative and sustainable solutions to our region’s most pressing challenges. Founded in 1959 to help accelerate progress in its developing member countries, the IDB continues to work every day to improve lives.

If you would like to contact us, please visit http://www.iadb.org/en/contact-us,1390.html

We partner with governments, private firms, and civil society organizations to improve lives.



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Founded: April 8, 1959

Categories: Commercial Bank, Non-Profit Organization, Organization




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Past Events

FB Live: Data-driven optimism? Steven Pinker | Enlightenment Now

FB Live: Data-driven optimism? Steven Pinker | Enlightenment Now
02:30 pm - 03/07/2018

At Inter-American Development Bank

We constantly read about refugee crises, melting icecaps, spreading epidemics, and many other catastrophes. But in his latest book, Enlightenment Now, Harvard University...

FB Live: The Digital Economy and the Caribbean Private Sector

FB Live: The Digital Economy and the Caribbean Private Sector
01:00 pm - 12/04/2017

At Inter-American Development Bank

Robots, Internet of Things, Blockchain, Cloud Computing – all these buzz words can be summed up into two words: Digital Economy. Tune in on December 4th to understand...

XVII IDB Group - Civil Society Regional Forum

XVII IDB Group - Civil Society Regional Forum
08:00 am - 11/08/2017

At Inter-American Development Bank

We hereby invite civil society organizations from the 26 IDB borrowing countries to participate in the XVII IDB Group - Civil Society Meeting. The forum will address...

How does policy shape agriculture and food prices?

How does policy shape agriculture and food prices?
12:00 pm - 11/02/2017

At Inter-American Development Bank

Are your tomatoes or bananas more expensive than yesterday? Join us for a live conversation on Agrimonitor, a tool that enables policy makers and policy analysts...

Live conversation: engaged parenting in the Caribbean

Live conversation: engaged parenting in the Caribbean
04:00 pm - 10/12/2017

At Inter-American Development Bank

Engaged parenting can help improve outcomes for boys and girls in the Caribbean. Join us for a conversation with IDB Executive Vice President Julie Katzman and IDB...

Live Chat: Road Safety in Latin America and the Caribbean

Live Chat: Road Safety in Latin America and the Caribbean
09:30 am - 10/12/2017

At Inter-American Development Bank

How can we improve road safety and promote safer mobility on our roads? Join this live conversation with Jean Todt, Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General for...

FB Live: 2.6 million Caribbeans could be impacted by flooding

FB Live: 2.6 million Caribbeans could be impacted by flooding
10:30 am - 06/13/2017

At Inter-American Development Bank

Are you prepared for the 2017 hurricane season? Join our conversation on June 13 with IDB experts to discuss how Caribbean cities are responding to the impact of...

Live conversation on sustainable infrastructure

Live conversation on sustainable infrastructure
10:30 am - 04/20/2017

At Inter-American Development Bank

Between now and 2030, global demand for new infrastructure is estimated at $80 trillion, twice the current stock of infrastructure worldwide. We are joined by Heike...

TEDx Talk: Water is a women's issue. Here's why.

TEDx Talk: Water is a women's issue. Here's why.
05:00 pm - 03/08/2017

At Inter-American Development Bank

Wednesday, March 8 is International Women's Day! Join us on Facebook Live as Water For People CEO Eleanor Allen presents her TEDx Talk: "Water is a women's issue....

International Women's Day: TED Talk and Panel on Water as a Woma

International Women's Day: TED Talk and Panel on Water as a Woma
04:30 pm - 03/08/2017

At Inter-American Development Bank

Hosted by Water For People National and IDB! In honor of International Women’s Day, Eleanor Allen, Water For People CEO will present her inspiring TEDx Talk:...

Live conversation on trends in trade across Latin America

Live conversation on trends in trade across Latin America
01:00 pm - 02/21/2017

At Inter-American Development Bank

How will the decline in global and regional trade affect the economy in Latin America and the Caribbean? What´s the state of Latin American and Caribbean integration...

Film Premiere: The Empty Classroom

Film Premiere: The Empty Classroom
06:30 pm - 09/28/2015

At Inter-American Development Bank

Don´t miss the premiere of The Empty Classroom on the AFI Latin American Film Festival on Sept. 28th at 6:30 pm. The advanced tickets are sold out. But you can...

Live Webcast of CEO Summit 2015

Live Webcast of CEO Summit 2015
09:30 am - 04/09/2015

At Inter-American Development Bank

Watch our CEO Summit 2015 live with more than 700 business leaders and 12 heads of state participating. livestream.com/idbevents2 Check out the agenda and the...

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