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Spotlight on publications: design, adoption and implementation of Latin American Freedom of Information Acts
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2012
In the last two decades, Latin American countries – from Brazil, Chile and Colombia to Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru and Uruguay - have designed and adopted innovative Freedo...
Spotlight on publications: human rights in Latin America
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2013
Strong national human rights institutions, an active regional human rights court, a human rights approach to budgeting and strategic litigation by civil society: these are just some of the innovative approaches Latin American countrie...
Spotlight on publications: indigenous and ethnic minority rights
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2013
Indigenous and ethnic minorities are recognised under international law as a collective group with a shared identify and specific rights that governments should protect and guarantee via national frameworks and innovative public polic...
Spotlight on publications: judicial review for enforcing human rights in Latin America
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2013
In the face of persistent and systematic human rights violations, lawsuits are increasingly being brought before Latin American courts. Through cutting edge rulings, courts in the region have ordered the executive and legislative bran...
Spotlight on publications: methodologies of Latin American report cards on health
2012
In the last decades, citizen initiatives formed by academia, the private sector and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in various Latin American countries have emerged seeking greater participation in social oversight of their citi...
Spotlight on publications: participatory budgeting
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2011
Latin American countries pioneered participatory budgeting (PB), an innovative mechanism enabling citizens to decide how public funds will be spent. PB aims to incorporate citizen perspective into budget designation in order to increa...
Spotlight on publications: right to consultation in Latin America
2013
Drawing on case study material from across Latin America, the publications in this overview present and analyse progress made on the right to consultation at the regional and national levels, on-going challenges and key lessons learne...
Changing citizenship in the digital age
W. Lance Bennet (ed) / MIT Press Journals 2008
It is clear that many young citizens of this digital and global age have demonstrated interests in making contributions to society. Yet the challenge of engaging effectively with politics linked to spheres of government is difficult f...
Toward a cognitive perspective on transition
T. Fu-Lai-Yu / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2003
The author carries out an uncommon analysis of economic transition and change in terms of human consciousness, perception, knowledge, learning, interpretation and response. He highlights the role of institutions in transition a...
The promise of transformation through participation: an analysis of communal councils in Caracas, Venezuela
J.C. Triviño Salazar / Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam 2013
The Hugo Chavez’s administration endorsed the creation of thousands of allegedly self-governing CCs in every neighbourhood of every city or town in the country. The initial goal was to address people’s most urgent needs wh...
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Spotlight on publications: design, adoption and implementation of Latin American Freedom of Information Acts
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2012
In the last two decades, Latin American countries – from Brazil, Chile and Colombia to Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru and Uruguay - have designed and adopted innovative Freedo...
Spotlight on publications: human rights in Latin America
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2013
Strong national human rights institutions, an active regional human rights court, a human rights approach to budgeting and strategic litigation by civil society: these are just some of the innovative approaches Latin American countrie...
Spotlight on publications: indigenous and ethnic minority rights
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2013
Indigenous and ethnic minorities are recognised under international law as a collective group with a shared identify and specific rights that governments should protect and guarantee via national frameworks and innovative public polic...
Spotlight on publications: judicial review for enforcing human rights in Latin America
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2013
In the face of persistent and systematic human rights violations, lawsuits are increasingly being brought before Latin American courts. Through cutting edge rulings, courts in the region have ordered the executive and legislative bran...
Spotlight on publications: methodologies of Latin American report cards on health
2012
In the last decades, citizen initiatives formed by academia, the private sector and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in various Latin American countries have emerged seeking greater participation in social oversight of their citi...
Spotlight on publications: participatory budgeting
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2011
Latin American countries pioneered participatory budgeting (PB), an innovative mechanism enabling citizens to decide how public funds will be spent. PB aims to incorporate citizen perspective into budget designation in order to increa...
Spotlight on publications: right to consultation in Latin America
2013
Drawing on case study material from across Latin America, the publications in this overview present and analyse progress made on the right to consultation at the regional and national levels, on-going challenges and key lessons learne...
Changing citizenship in the digital age
W. Lance Bennet (ed) / MIT Press Journals 2008
It is clear that many young citizens of this digital and global age have demonstrated interests in making contributions to society. Yet the challenge of engaging effectively with politics linked to spheres of government is difficult f...
Toward a cognitive perspective on transition
T. Fu-Lai-Yu / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2003
The author carries out an uncommon analysis of economic transition and change in terms of human consciousness, perception, knowledge, learning, interpretation and response. He highlights the role of institutions in transition a...
The promise of transformation through participation: an analysis of communal councils in Caracas, Venezuela
J.C. Triviño Salazar / Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam 2013
The Hugo Chavez’s administration endorsed the creation of thousands of allegedly self-governing CCs in every neighbourhood of every city or town in the country. The initial goal was to address people’s most urgent needs wh...
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GuideStar International (GSI)
GuideStar International (GSI), a UK-registered charity, is aiming to build a global network of websites with detailed reports on countries’ civil society organisations (CSOs) to make them more visible to those who wish to support their work. Through GuideStar, CSOs can report on their aims, activities, accomplishments, structure and finances. By making the work of CSOs transpa...
Community Based Adaptation Exchange (CBA-X)
CBA-X is a shared online resource designed to bring together and grow the Community Based Adaptation community. It provides a site for the exchange of up-to-date information about community-based adaptation, including news, events, case-studies, tools, policy resources, and videos.
Center for American Progress Action Fund
The Center for American Progress Action Fund is a progressive think-tank dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through ideas and action. They are creating a long-term, progressive vision for America—a vision that policy makers, thought-leaders and activists can use to shape the national debate and pass laws that make a difference. Their mission is to transform progressive...
Eldis Community
The Eldis Community is a free on-line community where people can meet others involved in international development, discuss important issues and share useful resources. Membership and group creation is free: the service is financially supported by the Eldis donor group. On joining the Eldis Community, you can create your own profile, and thereby get yo...
Stanhope Centre
The Stanhope Centre for Communications Policy Research is a London-based forum for open dialogue and scholarship related to media law and policy around the world. A significant emphasis is on engaging graduate students on these issues. The Stanhope Centre seeks to bring together scholars, experts, lawyers and graduate students in a variety of academic disciplines in London and internationally, in...
Equity and Justice Working Group (EJWG)
Equity and Justice Working Group (EJWG) is an alliance of NGO and CSO activists in Bangladesh. The mission of EJWG is to promote policy debate and practice/behavioral changes through activism and mass mobilization with micro macro linkages. The strategies used to meet EJWG's goal include: positive engagement with government; disseminate macro level policy discourse at the micro level,...
Indian Institute of Dalit Studies (IIDS)
Indian Institute of Dalit Studies (IIDS) was set up with an objective of undertaking interdisciplinary and application-based research, to provide knowledge support to civil society organisations working for the marginalised sections of society, to enable and support the government and other organisations in developing appropriate policies for social inclusion,  and to serve as a resource cent...
The African Institute for Community-Driven Development (Khanya-aicdd)
The African Institute for Community-Driven Development (Khanya-aicdd) is an African centre of expertise on community-driven development and sustainable livelihoods. They are committed to a transformation process which fundamentally addresses socio-economic inequalities and the needs of the poor. They seek sustainable African solutions to African problems, while learning from best practice els...
Middle East Youth Initiative
The initiative blends activities in an attempt to bridge the divide between thinkers and practitioners by utilising robust research as a foundation for effective policy and programs. The initiative has three complementary pillars: Research and Policy  The initiateive aims to advance understanding of economic and social issues to promote solutions for the in...
Pailig Development Foundation, Inc. (PDFI)
PAILIG DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION INC. (PDFI) is a non-profit NGO which works in the field of conflict transformation; emergency relief and rehabilitation; community empowerment and development; livelihoods and income generation and human rights protection and the rule of law.
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