Inter-American Development Bank

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) works to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean, through financial and technical support for countries working to reduce poverty and inequality, we help improve health and education, and advance infrastructure. Its aim is to achieve development in a sustainable, climate-friendly way. With a history dating back to 1959, today we are the leading source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean.

The Bank’s current focus areas include three development challenges – social inclusion and inequality, productivity and innovation, and economic integration – and three cross-cutting issues – gender equality and diversity, climate and environmental sustainability; and institutional capacity and the rule of law.


APC-Colombia is the organisation that guides Colombia’s international co-operation. The value proposition of the Agency is to increase the benefit that Colombian and international society obtains from co-operation based on development according to the country's priorities.

APC-Colombia focuses on the international co-operation that Colombia receives prioritising the territories that need it most and three thematic areas: peace building, sustainable rural development and conservation and environmental sustainability. It also shares knowledge and practices that add value with other countries through the South-South Cooperation (CSS) and Triangular Cooperation (CTr), seeking to contribute to sustainable development and positioning of Colombia in the world.


The Administrative Department of Sport, Recreation, Physical Activity and the use of Leisure Time (COLDEPORTES) aims, within the framework of its powers and the law, formulate, adopt, direct, coordinate and implement public policy, plans, programs and projects in sport, recreation, use of leisure time and physical activity, to promote the welfare, quality of life and contribute to public health, education, culture, cohesion social, national consciousness and international relations, through the participation of public and private actors.