Update – Important Message: Special Measures Coronavirus

Dear Members,

A message from President Moreno about the measures the Bank is taking with respect to Covid-19 is bellow, and we share with him our concern for the health of the entire Bank family, including of course all retirees.

Also attached is the Press release that the Bank released on March 11 “IDB ready to help member countries combat the coronavirus.”

News Release

Our main priority is the health and safety of our Retirees and their families. Following the declaration of COVID-19 as a global pandemic by the World Health Organization, we want to inform you about some key decisions that the Bank has made in light of the evolution of the situation as a result of the coronavirus, which the Association will also implement. .

Starting Monday, March 16, 2020, and until further notice, the IDB Group offices at Headquarters, Ashburn, and Country Offices will be working remotely. All employees must prepare to conduct mandatory telecommuting starting this Monday.

Therefore, the Bank’s Headquarters buildings will remain closed, although the Bank will be operational.

Until further notice, all retirees must refrain from going to the Bank’s Headquarters. All access to the Bank is restricted to specific personnel and they will not be able to enter. Any procedure, or question can be done by phone or via email.

All events and training / workshops, both internal and external, of the Bank and the Association have been canceled.

Remember that anyone who does not feel well should contact their doctor’s office to explain their symptoms and follow the instructions of the medical professional.

Due to precautionary measures and until further notice, the Office of the Retirees Association at Headquarters will begin working remotely starting today, Friday, March 13.




David Atkinson


IDB Association of Retirees