The Bank works to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean with an aim to achieve development in a sustainable, climate-friendly way.
It provides loans, grants, and technical assistance; and conduct extensive research. IDB maintains a strong commitment to achieving measurable results and the highest standards of increased integrity, transparency, and accountability.
The IDB considers civil society a wide array of organizations, associations, academia, not-for profit professional and corporate social responsibility groups, non-governmental and not-for profit organizations, trade unions, foundations, faith-based institutions, and formal and informal organizations which belong to or represent interests based on community.
- Reducing poverty and social inequalities;
- Addressing the needs of small and vulnerable countries;
- Fostering development through the private sector;
- Addressing climate change, renewable energy and environmental sustainability; and
- Promoting regional cooperation and integration.
As a leading partner on development in Latin America and the Caribbean, the IDB Group works closely with universities, think tanks and other research institutions. Whether for knowledge, research purposes, or intellectual curiosity, the IDB offers a number of resources helpful to academic professionals and students.
IDB’s Research Fellows Program: The Research Fellow Program is characterized as an opportunity for on-the-job-training, performing research or other activities in managerial, administrative, or technical environments where job skills can be further developed and strengthened. The purpose of the Research Fellows Program is to provide the Bank with up-to-date knowledge and skills in a variety of areas pertinent to the Bank that have been or are being acquired through academic programs.