An abundance of natural resources, huge potential for tourism, and a government committed to macroeconomic stability are just a few of Suriname’s many strengths. Now at a pivotal moment in its development, harnessing these strengths in a sustainable way could help secure a better future for the people of this South American nation. As Suriname’s leading multilateral partner, … [Read more...] about Transforming Suriname: Reaffirming IDB’s Commitment to Suriname in Challenging Times
Diversity & Inclusion
Een overvloed aan natuurlijke hulpbronnen, een enorm potentieel voor toerisme en een regering die zich inzet voor macro-economische stabiliteit zijn slechts enkele van de vele sterke punten van Suriname. Nu, op een cruciaal moment in haar ontwikkeling, zou het op een duurzame manier benutten van deze sterke punten, kunnen bijdragen aan een betere toekomst voor de mensen van … [Read more...] about Transformatie van Suriname: de herbevestiging van IDB’s toewijding aan Suriname in deze uitdagende tijden
As countries keep struggling to overcome the effects of the pandemic, women continue to be among the most affected – both at home and at work. The barriers women face in the workplace are already well-documented, and there’s mounting evidence that this is getting worse. Many women who have held onto their jobs have found their work and parenting responsibilities all but … [Read more...] about An new industry-wide approach to promoting female employment
It is not often that one comes across an industry that constantly self-introspects for growth; that recognizing that it is evolving, seeks to have a clear vision of where it is going. The growth of a sector, in most cases, is seen to be the responsibility of governments. But in reality, it depends on the ecosystem in which it operates. Interesting results are obtained when a … [Read more...] about How can a human-centered approach support an industry upgrade?
The International Day for Afro-Latina, Afro-Caribbean, and Diaspora Women is celebrated across the hemisphere every July 25th. The day commemorates the first Summit of Afro-Latina and Afro-Caribbean Women. The Summit, which was launched in 1992, was a crucial moment for women of African descent to gain greater visibility and recognition for their contributions to culture and … [Read more...] about Progress and Perspective: Reflections on Women of the Afro-Caribbean Diaspora in the Americas