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.

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.

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.

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 difficult.

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.

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.

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.​ ​

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.

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.

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 demand for products worldwide.

Planning citizen participation with results: How to carry out effective public consultations?

Evidence shows that planning for effective citizen participation has direct effects in project resources.

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.

CiviClytiCs: What are citizens saying during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Listening to citizens to not leave anyone behind. Click to see what worries the most in your country in real time about the pandemic.

How to encourage girls and women to be interested, study and work in science, technology and engineering?

The STEM labor market will face a worker deficit in 10 years. Greater participation from women could cover the demand and generate economic growth.

Collaboration and partnerships for innovation: the approach of #MovidosxChile against COVID-19

The virtual platform has published 62 causes from 40 civil society organizations in Chile, impacting over 25 thousand people and channeling more than $1,5 million in donations.

How to access Premium features on WiConnect?

Now multiple members of an organization can access scholarships, grants, and exclusive events.

We want your contribution: Access to Information Policy Update

The IDB is summoning the region to a public consultation for updating its Access to Information Policy. 

The ten elements of a meaningful stakeholder engagement process

A new publication summarizing key objectives, principles and elements of stakeholder engagement.

Engaging Citizens for Transparent Societies: How is the Caribbean doing?

The intersection between citizen engagement and transparency was the center of the conversation at this year's IDB Group-Caribbean Civil Society Meeting.

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 private sector.

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