RUMONGE, Burundi, 28 July 2016 – “Before, we used to play drums for the kings,” says Yves*, 17. “It’s a big part of Burundian culture.” As Yves leads his group of drummers into the chorus of a new song, one would never guess that he has spent more than two years of his life in Mpimba – Burundi’s biggest, most overcrowded prison.
TIGRAY REGION, Ethiopia, 28 July 2016 – The little girls and boys line up at the Mereb Mieti Health Centre, rolling up their sleeves and baring their arms in turn as the nurse deftly administers the measles vaccine.
Two United Nations agencies warned the UN Security Council today that ongoing conflicts around the world have pushed more than 56 million people into “crisis” or “emergency” levels of food insecurity and are hindering efforts to eradicate malnutrition.
The announcement that the United States might have discovered its first cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus, and concerns raised by some of the athletes headed to the Olympic Games in Rio, are renewing fears about the disease, which the United Nations’ health agency declared a ‘public health emergency of international concern’ in February 2016.
Breakfast invitation to the media for the presentation of the publication: How is child care quality measured
El Despacho de la Primera Dama de la República de Panamá y el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo invitan al Lanzamiento del libro Los Primeros Años: El Bienestar Infantil y el Papel de las Políticas Públicas a llevarse a cabo en la Ciudad de Panamá. El objetivo es visibilizar la...
Peru modernizes management to improve universal coverage of health services, with an IDB loan of $300 million.
IDB and Calvert Foundation announce the launch of the Inter-American Opportunity Facility, groundbreaking $20 million investment partnership
The Transport Division (INETSP) and Gender & Diversity Division (SCLGDI) in partnership with the Knowledge and Learning Sector (KNL)Cordially invite you to attend the upcoming lecture Unconscious Bias in Infrastructure Sectors...
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A report on the best early childhood development policies as a powerful tool to fight inequality
Registration opens for event Ideas for improving lives in Peru seeking innovative solutions to development challenges in the region.
A $10 million IDB loan in Paraguay will benefit up to 10,000 base of the pyramid homeowners in small cities and suburban areas.
Barbados to strengthen its safety net and reduce unemployment rates with $10 million IDB loan.
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