Webinar recap: Fraud and Corruption in Multilateral projects: Perspectives, challenges and experiences

Hosted by: Private Sector Liaison Netwerk in Washington D.C. on Thursday May 27

The session was organized by the Private Sector Liaison Network in Washington D.C. to give the private sector the opportunity to get more insight in multilateral organizations compliance and integrity rules and regulations

Speakers:

  • Brian Whisler: Partner Baker McKenzie LLP
  • Pascal Dubois: Former Vice President Integrity,World Bank Group   
  • Juan Ronderos: Sanctions Officer for the Inter-American Development Bank Group

Webinar Recording Link : Password: Baker2021!

PLAY CHALLENGE (IADB)

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched the Play Challenge, an open call Desafio Play imagen pequeñato identify educational video games, platforms or digital products that use gamification to develop, measure or certify 21st century skills.

Participate in the Play Challenge with your digital solution!

The 15 finalists will be considered by the IDB as a solution within the 21st century skills regional project, with possibilities to be implemented in the region. The IDB Group will evaluate the capacity of the proposing entities to implement their innovative models. Furthermore, the solutions will be analyzed to obtain evidence of their effectiveness and viability. In addition, regardless of their financing, they will become part of the IDB`s network of global innovators working in the region to exchange knowledge, experiences, best practices, and plenty of opportunities to participate in regional networking events. Finally, the winning solution will receive $ 10.000 USD.

Don’t miss this opportunity! https://convocatorias.iadb.org/play

Outsource2LAC Virtual Week 2020

Name of the event: Outsource2LAC Virtual Week 20202 (O2LAC Virtual 2020)ENG + IDB LOGO_TW (1)
Format: Web seminars (webinars) and one-on-one business matchmaking meetings
Place: Online, hosted in a virtual platform
Editions: 7 in-person editions of the Outsource2LAC series
Latest edition: Made in the Americas Global Digital Services Summit (MITA GDS) powered by Outsource2LAC in Buenos Aires, Argentina on July 2019 (in-person)
Organizer: The Inter-American Development Bank through its Integration and Trade
Sector and ConnectAmericas.com1

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COVID-19 IADB ConnectAmericas Platform

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), through ConnectAmericas, launches an ConnectAmericasinteractive map whose objective is to centralize the supply of goods and services globally that are relevant to serve the COVID-19 emergency in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

We invite companies that offer goods or services that could contribute to mitigate the emergency in the region, to register by providing their data and the nature of products or solutions they offer using this form.

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BladeRunner Energy Business Opportunities Fair experience

How participating in the World Bank Opportunities Fair on Climate-Smart

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Paul Vosbeek pitching at the B2B networking session

Energy Solutions is helping BladeRunner Energy to bring micro hydropower to the people: a perspective from Paul Vosbeek, co-founder and CEO of the cleantech startup, BladeRunner Energy.

“I had the pleasure to participate in the biennial Opportunities Fair organized by the World Bank from October 29-31, 2019 with this edition focused on Climate-Smart Energy Solutions.

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Introducing the new representative at the Inter-American Development Bank: Bjorn Kuil

On August 1st Bjorn Kuil started as Senior Counselor at the Board of the Inter-American bjorn kuilDevelopment Bank, having previously held the position of senior policy officer at the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs since October 2013.  “Throughout my career in the public and private sector I’ve come to realize that finance can leverage relationships, mitigate risks, and plays an important catalytic role. It has become my mission working towards sustainable, inclusive economic development as this is an indispensable part of efforts to combat poverty and improve global living conditions in line with the Sustainable Development Agenda. When looking at all the challenges facing the world, including inequality, population migration, and climate change, there is a clear role for development finance in nearly all of them.”

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Save the Date: Water Mission, Washington, DC, June 4-6, 2018

waterkraan-nieuws-headerThe Private Sector Liaisons of Spain, Germany, Austria, and the Netherlands invite you to mark your calendar for June 4-6, 2018 for a joint mission focusing on the Water sector opportunities at the International Financial Institutions: World Bank Group (WBG), Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), and the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).

Please Save the Date Dutch  &  English

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IADB Tender: Support for Improving Disaster and Climate Resilience in Sustainable Tourism

Deadline: Jun 03, 2016 06:00 PM (US Eastern Time)

The Inter-American Development Bank now invites eligible consulting firms to indicate their interest in providing the services. idb

The firm will: (i) design and carry out baseline coastal studies for Corozal District, (ii) prioritize the coastal area for shoreline stabilization measures, including where appropriate ecosystem-based coastal protection, non-structural and soft-engineering measures, and based upon agreed criteria and stakeholder engagement; (iii) prepare designs for shoreline stabilization investments; and (iv) conduct the feasibility analysis of investments in accordance with the requirements of the Bank for public sector financing, including socioeconomic, environmental, financial, and institutional feasibility. The consultancy will also provide support to training and dissemination activities. Award of this contract is pending final availability of resources. The procurement method for this contract will be quality and cost-based selection. The anticipated budget for the services is USD $700,000.

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