News & Opportunities

The latest in current development affairs in the region.

Towards a Deep-Decarbonization: The Case of Costa Rica

This ambitious plan has proven the value of understanding social variables: the knowledge civil society members have to share with governments and pri[...]

Making Global Progress in Responsible Investments

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

Have we reached the new world? From “fake news” to trust in a hyper-connected world

Information is more accessible than ever, but, as citizens, how can we tell if facts are truth? How do we use information as a tool for development? [...]

Civic participation and information: a relationship unprecedented in history

After concluding our yearly meeting about citizen engagement in Latin America, we reflect on the new trends we discovered in the region. [...]

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. [...]

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[...]
Participantes Plan Buriticá

Buriticá: A Story of Change

This story highlights the transformational and pivotal role of social leaders at inter-agency committees to ensure the private sector's success. [...]

Citizen Engagement is Essential to Achieve Latin America and the Caribbean’s Sustainability Goals

Climate change has a deep global impact at an unprecedented scale. Citizen participation is essential for governments to achieve their sustainability [...]

Governments and Civil Society Advancing Climate Agendas

Participants will learn about best engagement practices among governments and civil society, to advance climate change and environmental sustainabilit[...]