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.

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

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.

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CiviClytiCs: AI for not leaving anyone behind

Regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, this Artificial Intelligence (AI) tool shows real-time citizen’s perceptions and worries expressed online, in each country in Latin America and the

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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.

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.

The IDB listens to citizen inputs for the modernization of Environmental and Social Policies

Be part of this public consultation to update our environmental and social policies, to ensure better and more sustainable results in IDB operations.

Apply now: JK VISIONARIES AWARD

The winning organization will receive US$100,000 in recognition of its work, and to encourage their ongoing efforts to improve lives.

PM4R scholars: what we learned

After a competitive process to participate in our tutored course Project Management for Results - PM4R, some of our participants reflect on the learnings acquired.

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.

Call for applications: financing for CSOs working with Venezuelans in Latin America and the Caribbean

El JuntosEsMejor Challenge ofrecerá financiamiento para un proyecto que mejore las vidas de venezolanos en la región.

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.

Social Innovation: a tool to improve lives

Frente a la escasez de recursos, y las demandas cada vez mayores, la innovación se presenta como un factor determinante para el desarrollo.

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WiConnect: where citizens, governments and business come together

The IDB Group has created the WiConnect platform, the geo-referenced networking directory working towards development in the region.

The IDB Group launch of WiConnect3: The Hub for Latin America and the Caribbean sustainable development

WiConnect3. A platform especially designed for Civil Society Organizations from Latin America and the Caribbean.