Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Banque interaméricaine de développement (BID)
Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID)

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1959-04-08 Washington DC USA


8 Apr 1959, Washington DC (USA), on signature by delegates of the then 21 members of D-XD3030 - OAS of an Agreement which entered into effect 30 Dec 1959. Started operations 1 Oct 1960. Agreement modified: 1 Jun 1976; 28 Apr 1977; 31 Dec 1987. Previously also referred to by English initials IDB.


Help accelerate economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean; use its own capital, funds raised in financial markets and other resources, for financing the development of borrowing member countries; supplement private investment when private capital is not available on reasonable terms and conditions; provide technical assistance for the preparation, financing and implementation of development plans and projects; prioritize: Poverty reduction; Sustainable Energy and climate change; Water and other infrastructure; Education and innovation; Opportunities for the majority; Regional integration; Private sector development; Regional integration.


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Board of Governors (meeting annually), consisting of representatives of each member country, usually ministers of finance, presidents of central banks of officers of comparable rank. Board of Executive Directors of 14 members. Headquarters in Washington DC (USA); Country offices in each member country, plus in Paris (France) and Tokyo (Japan). Office of Institutional Integrity.

Representatives for Europe and for the Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean, an administrative unit of the Bank.


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GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth



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