Hard-earned gains: Latin America and the Caribbean’s advances in fighting inflation and macro-instability

Most Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) economies today are barely recognizable whenblog_precios_de_gasolina_en_guatemala.jpg compared to their former selves just a generation ago. Although not all countries have managed to rein in economic volatility, most have graduated to delivering an almost “normal” macroeconomic performance. The importance of this achievement cannot be overstated. Not only is macro stability critical to citizen wellbeing, but it is an essential foundation for faster growth and poverty alleviation. Progress can be detected in at least three areas.

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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


  • 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!


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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