• Organization TypeFunding Agencies
  • Staff1001-5000
  • Development BudgetOver 500 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1959

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) supports efforts by Latin America and the Caribbean countries to reduce poverty and inequality. They aim to bring about development in a sustainable, climate-friendly way. Established in 1959, they are the largest source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean, with a strong commitment to achieve measurable results, increased integrity, transparency and accountability. They have an evolving reform agenda that seeks to increase their development impact in the region. While they are a regular bank in many ways, they are also unique in some key respects. Besides loans, they also provide grants, technical assistance and do research. Their shareholders are 48 member countries, including 26 Latin American and Caribbean borrowing members, who have a majority ownership of the IDB. Their Fund for Special Operations (FSO) provides concessional financing to their most vulnerable member countries. Given their shareholder base and prudent management, they have a strong financial position. As a result, the IDB is able to borrow in international markets at competitive rates and transfer that benefit to their clients. WHAT THEY DO Partnering with clients, the IDB seeks to eliminate poverty and inequality, and promotes sustainable economic growth. The Bank supports clients in the design of projects, and provides financing, technical assistance and knowledge services to support development interventions. The IDB focuses on empirical evidence for making decisions and measuring the impact of this projects to increase its development effectiveness. Clients The IDB lends to national, provincial, state and municipal governments as well as autonomous public institutions. Civil society organizations and private sector companies are also elegible for IDB financing. Objectives, Goals and Sector Priorities In the Ninth General Capital Increase, the Board of Governors mandates the Bank to pursue two overarching objectives: reducing poverty and inequality and achieving sustainable growth. Alongside these objectives are two strategic goals: addressing the special needs of the less developed and smaller countries and fostering development through the private sector. To achieve the Bank’s objectives, the Report on the Ninth General Increase in the Resources of the Inter-American Development Bank, identifies five sector priorities: -social policy for equity and productivity; -infrastructure for competitiveness and social welfare; -institutions for growth and social welfare; -competitive regional and global international integration; and -protection of the environment, response to climate change, promotion of renewable energy and ensuring food security.
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Examples of past jobs

  • International Individual Consultant: Support the Design of a Research Results Transfer Plan
  • Individual Consultant: Strengthening of a National System of Science, Technology and Innovation
  • Regional Integration Unit Chief (INT/RIU)
    United States
  • Financial Management Specialist / Senior Associate - Suriname

Staff at Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) have experience in


  • development
  • banking system
  • economic policy
  • research & development
  • monitoring / evaluation


  • world bank group
  • goal global
  • test
  • united states department of agriculture


  • colombia
  • mexico
  • canada
  • brazil
  • bolivia


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas


Banking System
Monitoring / Evaluation
Research & Development
Architecture / Design
Economic Policy
Climate Change
Procurement Process
Events / Training

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Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • Washington
  • 1300 New York Avenue, N.W.
  • Venezuela
  • Caracas
  • Edificio Central Federal, piso 3, Avenida Venezuela, El Rosal
  • Uruguay
  • Montevideo
  • Rincón 640, esq. Bartolomé Mitre
  • Suriname
  • Paramaribo
  • Peter Bruneslaan 2-4
  • Mexico
  • Mexico City
  • Avenida Paseo de la Reforma Nº 222 Piso 11, Colonia Juárez, Delegación Cuauhtémoc
  • El Salvador
  • San Salvador
  • Edificio WTC, piso 4, 89 Avenida Norte y Calle El Mirador
  • Dominican Republic
  • Santo Domingo
  • Calle Luis F. Thomen, Esquina Winston Churchill, Torre BHD, piso 10
  • Chile
  • Santiago
  • Avenida Pedro de Valdivia, 0193, 11º piso Correo 9
  • Brazil
  • Brasilia
  • Setor de Embaixadas Norte, Quadra 802 Conjunto F, Lote 39 - Asa Norte
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Port of Spain
  • 17 Alexandra Street, St. Clair
  • Paraguay
  • Asuncion
  • Calle Quesada esq. Legión, Civil Extranjera
  • Panama
  • Panama City
  • Avenida Samuel Lewis, Obarrio, Torre HSBC, Piso 14
  • Nicaragua
  • Managua
  • Edificio BID, Km. 4 ½ Carretera a Masaya
  • Guyana
  • Georgetown
  • 47-High Street, Kingston
  • Peru
  • Lima
  • Paseo de la República 3245, Piso 14, San Isidro
  • Honduras
  • Tegucigalpa
  • Colonia Lomas del Guijarro Sur, Primera Calle
  • Argentina
  • Buenos Aires
  • Calle Esmeralda 130, pisos 19 y 20
  • Guatemala
  • Guatemala City
  • 3era Avenida 13 -78, Zona 10, Torre Citigroup - 10o. Nivel
  • Ecuador
  • Quito
  • Avda. 12 de Octubre N24-528 y Cordero, Edificio World Trade Center - Torre II, Piso 9
  • Costa Rica
  • San Jose
  • Edificio Centro Colón, Piso 12 Paseo Colón, entre calles 38 y 40
  • Colombia
  • Bogota
  • Carrera 7 N 71-21, Torre B, Piso 19. Edificio Bancafe
  • Bolivia
  • La Paz
  • Edificio "BISA", 5º piso, Avenida 16 de Julio Nº 1628
  • Belize
  • Belize City
  • 1024 Newtown Barracks, 101 1st Floor, Marina Towers Building
  • Bahamas
  • Nassau
  • IDB House, East Bay Street
  • Barbados
  • Christchurch
  • Maple Manor, Hastings
  • Jamaica
  • Kingston
  • 40-46 Knutsford Boulevard, 6th Floor
  • Haiti
  • Port-au-Prince
  • Bourdon 389