Artificial intelligence, when used under ethical standards, is poised to address many of the current challenges, including those faced by cities in Latin America and the Caribbean
The latest edition of the IDB’s Caribbean Economics Quarterly (August 2023) highlights these and related challenges and opportunities for the region.
Countries need strong policies and coordinated support among higher education institutions to ensure that students with disabilities are not left behind.
This is the first entry in a series of blogposts about the structural changes that the pandemic brought to the tourism sector in the Caribbean.
The newly announced IDB regional program, “Amazonia Forever,” will serve as a guiding axis to push integration in the challenging reality of the Amazon
Learn more about the pressing need for sustainable energy solutions in the Caribbean and the pivotal role that collective efforts can play in shaping a brighter future for all
In Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), close to 100 million people have some form of disability making it necessary to create housing that is inclusive and adapted to the needs
Multilateral development banks can help ensure that artificial general intelligence is developed and used in a way that benefits everyone and minimizes potential harms.
Active listening brings enormous benefits. Although it is difficult to achieve listening skills, they can be taught.
Encouraging the participation of women-led small and medium-sized enterprise in public procurement processes can help promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.
Governors expressed support for the new President’s proposed vision and priorities - presented in the Annual Meeting - for the Latin American and Caribbean region and the Bank.
Digital communications, online shopping and social media have transformed the way most people in the region socialize and do business.
Entrepreneurship is the heartbeat of small business growth. Therefore, many initiatives attempt to improve entrepreneurs’ skill sets to improve productivity in businesses.
With an attendance of more than 30 people from all regions of the country, the third 2022 thematic dialogue was held in Guyana on August 3.
Public consultation with those impacted by a project/operation contribute to sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean. Learn to plan them in a simple way.
Citizens reported being worried about debt and inflation in Argentina during the first 120 days of the pandemic.
A report with findings on citizen trends and exit strategies during the first 4 months of COVID-19, using the public citizen observatory, CivicLytics.
This article explains how the CivicLytics platform supports citizens, governments, and private sector to act towards solutions to exit the crisis
Economic security at home and at companies has generated different types of conversations.
Lack of water in different neighborhoods in the most important cities in the region. This makes hygiene and wellness practices during quarantine more difficult.
The summer hit Central America with poverty spikes, followed by hunger spikes, a few weeks after.
Citizens manifested phobias when entering in contact with other people, as well as difficulty to be in groups, because of the propagation of the virus.
During social distancing, it was more noticeable women's conversation topics about hygiene, isolation, and gender violence.
CivicLytics detected rough spikes in anxiety in the moment quarantine measures were announced.
Mentioning the IDB report based on Artificial Intelligence for analyzing citizen trends in millions of online comments.
Learn more about how technology helps understand dignity, trust, security, visibility—and to inform public and private sector solutions at a local and regional level.
CivicLytics and many of these scans stimulate citizen participation to ensure that governments know the opinions and suggestions of all people.
The international business platform created by the IDB allows companies to continue doing business despite international fair cancellations and high demand for products worldwide.
The STEM labor market will face a worker deficit in 10 years. Greater participation from women could cover the demand and generate economic growth.
A new publication summarizing key objectives, principles and elements of stakeholder engagement.
El JuntosEsMejor Challenge ofrecerá financiamiento para un proyecto que mejore las vidas de venezolanos en la región.
The World Bank-led Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) launched its fourth Call global for Proposals to support social accountability initiatives
Over the past few decades, the Latin American and Caribbean region has seen significant changes
Este curso abierto virtual es parte de la propuesta del Programa de Capacitación Institucional del Grupo BID para la Sociedad Civil, y tiene por objeto enseñar conceptos y herramientas que pueden [...]