Artificial intelligence, when used under ethical standards, is poised to address many of the current challenges, including those faced by cities in Latin America and the Caribbean
The latest edition of the IDB’s Caribbean Economics Quarterly (August 2023) highlights these and related challenges and opportunities for the region.
Countries need strong policies and coordinated support among higher education institutions to ensure that students with disabilities are not left behind.
This is the first entry in a series of blogposts about the structural changes that the pandemic brought to the tourism sector in the Caribbean.
The newly announced IDB regional program, “Amazonia Forever,” will serve as a guiding axis to push integration in the challenging reality of the Amazon
Learn more about the pressing need for sustainable energy solutions in the Caribbean and the pivotal role that collective efforts can play in shaping a brighter future for all
In Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), close to 100 million people have some form of disability making it necessary to create housing that is inclusive and adapted to the needs
Government, private sector and civil society representatives from 26 countries, as well as international stakeholders, will be able to participate.
T&T has confirmed its commitment towards reducing its carbon emissions and contributing to the sustainable development of its energy sector.
Encouraging the participation of women-led small and medium-sized enterprise in public procurement processes can help promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.
At the IDB, we create tools to plan the timely and meaningful inclusion of civil society that contribute to reduce the gap of social inclusion and inequality.
The effects of climate change represent an urgent challenge to address: civil society is an important part of promoting government agendas in this direction.
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.
The consultation had the confirmation of sixteen organizations experienced in the areas of access to information, transparency and open government.
The IDB reached out to more than 9,000 stakeholders in 26 countries who provided input to strengthen the design and implementation of the proposed new Access to Information Policy
Digital communications, online shopping and social media have transformed the way most people in the region socialize and do business.
Hundreds of inputs have been received, reaching the highest standards of inclusion and diversity both geographically and in terms of organizational profiles throughout LAC.
Entrepreneurship is the heartbeat of small business growth. Therefore, many initiatives attempt to improve entrepreneurs’ skill sets to improve productivity in businesses.
The public consultation will consist of three phases, the details of which will be shared through the Public Consultation Process Portal.
With an attendance of more than 30 people from all regions of the country, the third 2022 thematic dialogue was held in Guyana on August 3.
Engaging beneficiary communities in program planning and coordination is key for inclusive and sustainable development in Guyana.
What are the entry points to participate in the engagement levels and who areresponsible for implementing the strategy in the country?
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.
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 transition towards decarbonization
Aprende a incorporar aportes de actores no gubernamentales en las Contribuciones Nacionalmente Determinadas en Perú para adaptación y mitigación del cambio climático.
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.
Citizens reported being worried about debt and inflation in Argentina during the first 120 days of the pandemic.
A report with findings on citizen trends and exit strategies during the first 4 months of COVID-19, using the public citizen observatory, CivicLytics.
This article explains how the CivicLytics platform supports citizens, governments, and private sector to act towards solutions to exit the crisis
Economic security at home and at companies has generated different types of conversations.
Lack of water in different neighborhoods in the most important cities in the region. This makes hygiene and wellness practices during quarantine more difficult.
The summer hit Central America with poverty spikes, followed by hunger spikes, a few weeks after.
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.
During social distancing, it was more noticeable women's conversation topics about hygiene, isolation, and gender violence.
CivicLytics detected rough spikes in anxiety in the moment quarantine measures were announced.
Mentioning the IDB report based on Artificial Intelligence for analyzing citizen trends in millions of online comments.
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.
CivicLytics and many of these scans stimulate citizen participation to ensure that governments know the opinions and suggestions of all people.
This public consultation looks for the voices of indigenous peoples or local communities on conservation of biodiversity, mitigation and adaptation to climate change, and COVID-19
The international business platform created by the IDB allows companies to continue doing business despite international fair cancellations and high demand for products worldwide.
Evidence shows that planning for effective citizen participation has direct effects in project resources.
The Principal Environmental Specialist draws a link between climate change mitigation strategies and COVID-19 recovery that might be carried out by organizations like the IDB.
Our leading specialist in citizen participation matters at the IDB, Flavia Milano, approaches lessons learned in the region during the crisis of COVID-19.
The STEM labor market will face a worker deficit in 10 years. Greater participation from women could cover the demand and generate economic growth.
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 fácil.
A new publication summarizing key objectives, principles and elements of stakeholder engagement.
An example of how dialogue is an instance for conflict transformation, public consultation, collaboration and partnerships. Continue reading to find out more.
In particular, the absence of women working as urban planners, architects, and engineers has led to the development of cities that are built by men and for men.