News & Opportunities

The latest in current development affairs in the region.

Rethinking the relationship between the IDB Group and Civil Society: The Panama experience

The Panama IDB Country Office developed an innovative method to facilitate citizen participation in the design of their Country Strategy. [...]

It is key to rethink citizen engagement and public governance

This was discussed in this years' GPSA Forum with Flavia Milano, IDB Senior Operations Specialist and adviser to the Vice President for Countries in c[...]

Apply now: JK VISIONARIES AWARD

The winning organization will receive US$100,000 in recognition of its work, and to encourage their ongoing efforts to improve lives. [...]

Technology as an ally in the revitalization of Indigenous languages

In Guatemala, governments and CSOs came together to make possible the teaching and preservation of Indigenous languages through new technologies. [...]

Engaging Citizens for Transparent Societies: How is the Caribbean doing?

The intersection between citizen engagement and transparency was the center of the conversation at this year's IDB Group-Caribbean Civil Society Meeti[...]

Trabajo decente para las personas con discapacidad

A pesar de que se estima que casi 13% de la población en nuestra región presenta alguna discapacidad, su situación en el mercado de trabajo no es f[...]

We The People. Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Latin America and the Caribbean

In this interactive publication, you will learn a social model of disability [...]

Meaningful Stakeholder Engagement: A Joint Publication of the MFI Working Group on Environmental and Social Standards

A new publication summarizing key objectives, principles and elements of stakeholder engagement. [...]

The ten elements of a meaningful stakeholder engagement process

A new publication summarizing key objectives, principles and elements of stakeholder engagement. [...]

Call for applications: financing for CSOs working with Venezuelans in Latin America and the Caribbean

El JuntosEsMejor Challenge ofrecerá financiamiento para un proyecto que mejore las vidas de venezolanos en la región. [...]

Course: Road Safety for Latin America and the Caribbean

This online course will allow you to converse, exchange, and share best practices in the region and implement them in your city. [...]

Making Global Progress in Responsible Investments

Civil Society is crucial for this type of investment, to mitigate risks and losses for the private sector. [...]

Online course: Meaningful Stakeholder Engagement

Individuals interested in the environmental sector can sign-up for this course that begins on September 24th, to learn how to conduct public consultations. [...]
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Huari dialogue, hashtag dialogue and the new forms of #civicparticipation

An example of how dialogue is an instance for conflict transformation, public consultation, collaboration and partnerships. Continue reading to find o[...]