News & Opportunities

The latest in current development affairs in the region.

New Publication! CÍVICA

CIVICA is a magazine with trends and hard data related to complex civic issues. Changes in social unrest and polarization, as well as opportunities for innovation, arise. [...]

COVID-19 and the Citizenry: the first 120 days.

Findings using Artificial Intelligence to understand the trends among citizens and crisis exit strategies. Download to find out more about your country. [...]

Forbes: What worried people the most in Latin America and the Caribbean during the first 120 days of the pandemic? (Spanish)

Mentioning the IDB report based on Artificial Intelligence for analyzing citizen trends in millions of online comments. [...]

Atlantic Council: ​CivicLytics is using artificial intelligence to further the understanding of citizens’ needs and concerns in the pandemic

Learn more about how technology helps understand dignity, trust, security, visibility—and to inform public and private sector solutions at a local and regional level.​ ​ [...]

Panama: video with main findings affecting the population during the pandemic (Spanish)

A report with findings on citizen trends and exit strategies during the first 4 months of COVID-19, using the public citizen observatory, CivicLytics.[...]

Colombia: report on citizen trends and measures during the first months of COVID-19 (Spanish)

Lack of water in different neighborhoods in the most important cities in the region. This makes hygiene and wellness practices during quarantine more [...]

Chile: citizen unrest in times of COVID-19 (Spanish)

This article explains how the CivicLytics platform supports citizens, governments, and private sector to act towards solutions to exit the crisis [...]

Bolivia: understanding real needs of citizens to make informed decisions (Spanish)

Economic security at home and at companies has generated different types of conversations. [...]

Georgetown University: IDB provides data visualization for informing citizens on COVID-19 response

CivicLytics and many of these scans stimulate citizen participation to ensure that governments know the opinions and suggestions of all people. [...]

Panama: What affected people the most during the pandemic? (Spanish)

The summer hit Central America with poverty spikes, followed by hunger spikes, a few weeks after. [...]

Coronavirus: news and contacts from governments in the region

We share key links to support citizens, governments, and businesses in the midst of the COVID-19 emergency. [...]

What does learning to dance have to do with the collective effect of sharing good practices of civic participation?

In the Argentine Patagonia the program for small and middle sized businesses(SME) in the San Jorge Gulf, citizens and academia work together with the [...]

Job opportunity: Data Scientist

We are looking for a Social Data Analyst to be an expert on using our AI #CivicLytics. Apply until March 15th. [...]

COVID-19: Citizens are news

CivicLytics is allowing us to know the impact of the pandemic and work together to support the scenarios for exiting the crisis. The press echoed this effort in dozens of articles [...]

Argentina: conversations about economic security in households and companies during COVID-19 (Spanish)

Citizens reported being worried about debt and inflation in Argentina during the first 120 days of the pandemic. [...]

Argentina: citizen trends and exit strategies during the first 4 months of COVID-19 (Spanish)

Citizens manifested phobias when entering in contact with other people, as well as difficulty to be in groups, because of the propagation of the virus[...]

Mexico: main concerns in Latin America about COVID-19 (Spanish)

During social distancing, it was more noticeable women's conversation topics about hygiene, isolation, and gender violence. [...]

Excelsior: What worried people the most during the first 120 days of COVID-19? (Spanish)

CivicLytics detected rough spikes in anxiety in the moment quarantine measures were announced. [...]

Virtual consultation: Civil Society and indigenous peoples on Traditional Knowledge

This public consultation looks for the voices of indigenous peoples or local communities on conservation of biodiversity, mitigation and adaptation to[...]

How to export during the Coronavirus crisis with ConnectAmericas

The international business platform created by the IDB allows companies to continue doing business despite international fair cancellations and high d[...]