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IDB Youth Forum

IDB And Heroes Host Youth Future Forum On September 2nd And 3rd

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Press Release: 27th August, 2021 – Port-of-Spain. The Inter-American Development Bank and the Heroes Foundation will host a two-day virtual Future Forum on September 2nd and 3rd to connect youth leaders, industry professionals, and government...
Towards Sustainable Flood Prevention

Towards Sustainable Flood Prevention

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It’s the rainy season here in the Caribbean. Although most territories possess landscapes of varying elevation, flooding remains a persistent and seemingly never-ending danger for the region. Whether to mitigate the effects of storms...
EXPLORATION POTENTIAL IN TRINIDAD

Exploration Potential In Trinidad’s Southern Basin. The View As I See It

The Southern Basin of Trinidad has produced more than three and a half (3 1/2) billion barrels of oil and an unquantifiable amount of gas from the more than thirteen thousand (13,000) wells which...
IDB Promotes Digital Transformation

IDB Promotes Digital Transformation of MSMEs

PRESS RELEASE: Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, (May 14, 2021): The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in collaboration with Compete Caribbean Partnership Facility and the Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago hosted a two-day virtual...
Slow tourism industry recovery

Slow Tourism Industry Recovery Underscores Need For Key Reforms In Caribbean: IDB Report

The extreme uncertainty surrounding the tourism recovery in the Caribbean highlights the importance of boosting innovation and supporting transformations that align tourism destinations and products with post-pandemic global demand trends, according to a report...
Sustainable Development

Network of Regulators for Sustainable Development (REDES)

MEDIA INVITE Subject: IFDCMF | Launch Event | Network of Regulators for Sustainable Development (REDES) | May 19th, 2021 I am pleased to inform you that we are organizing a  launch event for  the Network of Regulators for...
Much needed boost for panograma

Much Needed Boost For Panograma

A major goal of PanoGrama Entertainment (PE) for this year was to deliver a vastly improved staging of PanoGrama. Now, with the invaluable support of the National Lotteries Control Board (NLCB) of Trinidad and...
IDB’s Pivot Movement

IDB’s Pivot Movement to Launch the Pivot Book and Music Video

Press Release Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, (April 16, 2021) – We can now visualise what the Caribbean could be like in 2040, through the new book, “Pivot: The Future Makers”. The book brings to...
Crime, Development And Social Stability

Crime, Development And Social Stability In An Uncertain ...

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Across Africa, Asia and South America, many countries have seen their population exploding in the last few decades. While a majority of these nations have witnessed resounding economic growth, in many cases, it simply...
IDB launches summit...

IDB Launches Summit To Highlight The Role Of Art And Culture In The Post-Pandemic...

“Healing a Broken World will take place on April 22nd and 23rd, 2021. This virtual summit will address the power of culture in repairing our communities and reimagining our post-pandemic future”. The Inter-American Development Bank...

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