BRIEFPeru’s ProJoven Training Programme
Peru’s ProJoven programme has successfully supported younger and more economically disadvantaged generations to gain the necessary qualifications to secure better quality jobs.
SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONSSpotlight on Organisations: Citizen Participation in Latin America
Boosted in part by the region’s democratic transitions, citizen participation initiatives in Latin America have become increasingly common. This Spotlight highlights some of the key regional networks and national organisations...
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Disaster Risk Management in Latin American Cities
This selection of publications highlights key resources documenting and analysing some of the main aspects of the Latin American experience with disaster risk management (DRM) in cities.
REVIEWReview of ELLA Citizen Participation Materials: A Focus on Participation to Address Inequality
Here Dr. Felipe Hevia, Professor and Researcher at CIESAS, Mexico, offers his reaction to the ELLA knowledge materials on Citizen Participation.
BRIEFFrom Supply- to Demand-led: Labour Training in Latin America
Latin America’s approach to labour training programmes changed dramatically in the 1990s, shifting from a supply-driven to a demand-driven model. Many of these programmes have been rigorously evaluated, yielding useful...
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Judicial Review for Enforcing Human Rights in Latin America
This list of key publications presents various cases from the region and provides insight into the role of the judiciary and other actors – such as public agencies, legislators, plaintiffs,...
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Women in Politics in Latin America
This Spotlight presents key publications that analyse women’s opportunities to participate in politics in Latin America. It begins with a selection of publications that provide an overview of women’s participation...
BRIEFImproving Environmental Management of Extractives through Environmental Impact Assessments
How have Latin American countries been using Environmental Impact Assessments in order to build more sustainable extractive industries? A focus on Peru provides some interesting lessons.
SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONSSpotlight on Organisations: Gender and Violence in Latin America
This Spotlight presents some of the most important Latin American organisations working in innovative ways to promote women’s rights and to prevent violence against women. These organisations play a key...
REVIEWContext Matters: The Potentials and Limits of Citizen Participation in Latin America
Here Enrique Peruzzotti, Professor in the Political Science Department of Di Tella University and Researcher at CONICET, Argentina, offers his reaction to the ELLA knowledge materials on Citizen Participation.