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.

Transparency, Access to Information and effective interested parties Inclusion

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

Public consultation for the new Access to Information policy: IDB ends stage of virtual meetings with more than 9 thousand CSOs convened in 26 countries

Hundreds of inputs have been received, reaching the highest standards of inclusion and diversity both geographically and in terms of organizational profiles throughout LAC.

IDB to Begin Public Consultations on New Access to Information Policy Proposal

The public consultation will consist of three phases, the details of which will be shared through the Public Consultation Process Portal.

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

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

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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 del cambio climático.

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 climate change, and COVID-19

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.

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Graham Watkins: “We are considering future recovery packages including sustainable infrastructure”

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.

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Flavia Milano: “Citizen participation is changing history”

Our leading specialist in citizen participation matters at the IDB, Flavia Milano, approaches lessons learned in the region during the crisis of COVID-19.

Keys for facing climate change in the region

Actions against climate change are boosted through effective linkage between governments, civil society and private sector. Click to learn how.

Rethinking the relationship between the IDB Group and Civil Society: The Panama experience

The Panama IDB Country Office developed an innovative method to facilitate citizen participation in the design of their Country Strategy.

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.

Technology as an ally in the revitalization of Indigenous languages

In Guatemala, governments and CSOs came together to make possible the teaching and preservation of Indigenous languages through new technologies.

Making Global Progress in Responsible Investments

Civil Society is crucial for this type of investment, to mitigate risks and losses for the private sector.

Online course: Meaningful Stakeholder Engagement

Individuals interested in the environmental sector can sign-up for this course that begins on September 24th, to learn how to conduct public consultations.

Huari dialogue, hashtag dialogue and the new forms of #civicparticipation

An example of how dialogue is an instance for conflict transformation, public consultation, collaboration and partnerships. Continue reading to find out more.

Buriticá: A Story of Change

This story highlights the transformational and pivotal role of social leaders at inter-agency committees to ensure the private sector's success.

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IDB Group-Civil Society: New Engagement Strategy

What strategies add value to the relationship of governments, companies and civil society?

Engagement Strategy with Civil Society

The IDB Group is in the process of updating its Strategy1 for the Relationship with Civil Society. The Strategy is based on the key change factors registered in the countries ...

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Strategic Approach to the work of the IDB Group with Civil Society

The IDB Group promotes the relations with civil society through partnerships, collaboration, consultations, dialogue and information.

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