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. [...]

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 private sector. [...]

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. [...]

New publication! Public Consultations: Step by Step: 300 Regulatory and Legal Frameworks Applicable in Latin America and the Caribbean

Public consultation with those impacted by a project/operation contribute to sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean. Learn to plan them in a simple way. [...]

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.​ ​ [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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

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

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. [...]

Express strategy: IDB Group-Civil Society Engagement

Learn how the IDB includes citizens in an early and timely manner through planning for effective citizen participation. [...]

The GPS of the Group-Civil Society Engagement Strategy

What are the entry points to participate in the engagement levels and who areresponsible for implementing the strategy in the country? [...]

Publication: Governments and Civil Society Advancing Climate Agendas

La importancia de un relacionamiento efectivo con la Sociedad Civil para el mejor avance e implementación de los compromisos y objetivos de sostenibi[...]

Extractive Sector and Civil Society: When the work of communities, governments, and industries leads to development

How can governments, communities and industries use their diverse interests and needs to generate mutual benefits for all stakeholders [...]

Trinidad & Tobago: publication of interest

Los siguientes son los productos de conocimiento generados por el BID en colaboración con sociedad civil [...]

Suriname: 2 publications of interest

Los siguientes son los productos de conocimiento generados por el BID en colaboración con sociedad civil [...]

Jamaica: 3 publications of interest

Los siguientes son los productos de conocimiento generados por el BID en colaboración con sociedad civil [...]

Jairo Quirós: “The Costa Rican electrical matrix is practically 100% renewable”

In this video the researcher explores the key elements for the socio-economic context in Costa Rica, as well as advancements in the academia to transi[...]

Laura Secada: “The role of citizen participation in Perú’s Climate Change Policy is key”

Aprende a incorporar aportes de actores no gubernamentales en las Contribuciones Nacionalmente Determinadas en Perú para adaptación y mitigación de[...]