Press Releases

5 June 2018

PM of Antigua and Barbuda: Better air transport essential for regional economic resilience

The Hon. Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, has made a call for regional governments to embrace the reforms that are needed to create a sustainable air transport...

4 June 2018

Holistic approach needed to create resilient cities in the Caribbean

Building resilient cities across the Caribbean will require a holistic approach. According to Timothy Antoine, Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), any approach to strengthening the Region’s ability...

2 June 2018

Annual Meeting puts spotlight on resilience in the Caribbean

The Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) 48th Annual Meeting has ended in Grenada, with Governors of the institution uniting around the event’s theme of resilience. CDB President, Dr. William Warren Smith,...

1 June 2018

CDB study explores the blue economy as a regional economic driver

The ocean plays a role in the livelihood of approximately 40 percent of the world’s population that lives in coastal areas, and makes a significant contribution to economic growth. However,...

1 June 2018

CDB signs grant agreement with the University of Guyana towards construction of library

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), the Government of Guyana and the University of Guyana have signed a USD150,000 agreement to support the institution’s efforts towards the construction of a new...

31 May 2018

CDB releases 2017 Annual Report

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has released its 2017 Annual Report, highlighting the institution’s performance, initiatives and results delivered during the year. “The Bank recorded strong growth, and exceeded targets...

30 May 2018

CDB President: Caribbean can “bounce back” by tackling vulnerabilities, building resilience

The President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr. Wm. Warren Smith, is urging regional leaders and development partners to work collaboratively and proactively to address the Region’s vulnerabilities, and...

30 May 2018

Resilience Expert: Natural disasters present opportunities for development

Natural disasters present an opportunity for sustainable development, says Professor Mark Pelling of King’s College London. Delivering the 19th William G. Demas Memorial Lecture on May 29 in Grenada, the...

22 May 2018

Stay connected with CDB’s 48th Annual Meeting online

Information about the Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) 48th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors is now only a click or tap away. The dedicated Annual Meeting website, bog.caribank.org, and...

17 May 2018

CDB seminars to focus on resilience, air transport and the blue economy

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) will bring together government officials, experts and thought leaders for three interactive seminars during the 48th Annual Meeting of its Board of Governors in Grenada....