USA: The IDB closed the second of the three phases of the public consultation process in Washington DC with expert organizations in transparency and access to information

With 20 real-time consultations completed, and a 120-day deferred consultation period, the IBD reaffirms its commitment to move towards greater transparency and accountability.

Representatives from 6 countries attended the face-to-face meeting to contribute to the design and implementation of the new IDB Access to Information policy in Jamaica

The consultation had the confirmation of sixteen organizations experienced in the areas of access to information, transparency and open government.

Express strategy: IDB Group-Civil Society Engagement

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The GPS of the Group-Civil Society Engagement Strategy

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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

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