BRIEF
City-level Climate Change Adaptation Strategies: The Case of Quito, Ecuador
Climate change adaptation strategies at city-level are increasingly important for identifying and implementing adequate responses to climatic threats. Quito’s Climate Change Strategy (QCCS) includes a range of innovative programmes that...
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SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONS
Spotlight on Key Human Rights Organisations
LATIN AMERICAN ORGANISATIONS   Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
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MULTIMEDIA
VIDEO: An Overview of Human Rights in Latin America
Despite the complex political and economic context facing the region, Latin American countries have undeniably advanced in adopting innovative mechanisms to ensure the effective realisation of human rights, such as...
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REVIEW
ELLA Expert Review: Budget and Public Policies
ELLA Expert Reviews: As part of ongoing efforts to ensure quality in our research and communications, the ELLA team asks recognised experts to conduct reviews of the knowledge materials in...
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BRIEF
Latin American Experience in Combining Disaster Risk Management with Poverty Reduction
Extreme weather events have a direct impact on households’ welfare, and in particular, the poorest, most socially excluded populations. Increasing frequency and intensity of disasters, such as earthquakes, hurricanes and...
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BRIEF
Expanding Microfinance in Latin America’s Rural Areas
The inclusion of rural people in financial markets has long been a social objective pursued in developing countries around the world. Indeed, microfinance’s pioneering work was first targeted at rural...
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BRIEF
Latin America’s Rural Family Farmers: Evolutions in Access to Markets and Rural Income Structure
In order to understand Latin America’s current experience with small-holder farming, it is helpful to understand two key changes in the region’s rural areas that have been evolving mainly over...
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REVIEW
ELLA Expert Review: Reflections on the Definition of Adaptation Initiatives in Latin America’s Mountain Regions
ELLA Expert Reviews: As part of ongoing efforts to ensure quality in our research and communications, the ELLA team asks recognised experts to conduct reviews of the knowledge materials in...
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GUIDE
Human Rights in Latin America
Human rights have played a key role in ending dictatorships in Latin America, inspiring democracy, fostering social justice and generating a more empowered and active citizenship. This ELLA Guide highlights...
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BRIEF
Victims’ Rights in Multicultural Contexts: The Case of Inés Fernández at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
What advances can we identify in international human rights regimes that incorporate alternative cultural understandings of reparations in their verdicts? This Brief responds to this question through a detailed study...
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