SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Brazil’s Ethanol Programme
THE STORY OF BRAZILIAN ETHANOL: GOVERNMENT POLICIES AND LESSONS LEARNED
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Gender Equality Publications
OVERVIEW OF GENDER EQUALITY ISSUES IN LATIN AMERICA Millennium Development Goals. 2006 Report: A Look at Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women in Latin America and the Caribbean
BRIEFLatin American Advances in Incorporating a Gender Approach in National Court Rulings
The main objective of this Brief is to highlight the possibilities and potential for adopting a gender approach to justice and women’s rights. It focuses on three resolutions made by...
BRIEFCapitalising on Public Transport: Reducing GHG Emissions in Latin American Cities
The transport sector is one of the largest contributors to global GHG emissions, both worldwide and in the Latin America region. In response, some cities in Latin America are taking...
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Gender-Responsive Budgeting
UNIFEM’s Work on Gender-Responsive Budgeting: Overview
BRIEFLabour Market Information Programmes
Within the liberal economic model that spread across Latin America during the 1990s, free and open markets were considered the main mechanism for resource allocation. In this context, Latin American...
BRIEFJudicial Reviews: An Innovative Mechanism to Enforce Human Rights in Latin America
Due to persistent and systematic human rights violations, lawsuits have increasingly been brought before various Latin American courts. In some cases, courts have made pioneering rulings ordering governments to allocate...
BRIEFAccess to Justice for Survivors of Sexual Violence in Conflicts: Three Latin American Approaches
What progress has been achieved in Latin America in the struggle for justice for women victims of sexual violence in contexts of conflict? In what ways have judicial institutions and...
BRIEFPeru’s ProJoven Training Programme
Peru’s ProJoven is an archetypical 1990s Latin American training programme in that it effectively reached its target beneficiaries, was demand-driven and engaged the private sector. A social programme of the...
SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONSSpotlight on Organisations: Citizen Participation in Latin America
Brazilian Institute of Social and Economic Analyses (Instituto Brasileiro de Análises Sociais e Econômicas – Ibase)