This issue is an editorial re-launch of the IDB's Integration & Trade Journal. This new stage in the Journal's development coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Bank. The introduction as written by IDB President Moreno outlines his own vision of how the IDB intends to confront the challenges to Latin America and the Caribbean where regional and insertion in the global economy are concerned. Next, three individual essays by experts on the subjects of Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe and Asia are presented: The IDB and Half a Century of Regional Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean; Fostering Cross-Border Commerce and Market Integration: Lessons from European Experience; Global and Regional Economic Integration: A View from Asia. What follows are interviews with experts from "A Dialogue on the Future of Regional Integration in the Americas."