GUIDELatin American Approaches to Extractive Industry Conflict
The rapid expansion of extractive industries in Latin America is transforming the societies and territories in which it is occurring. This phenomenon has provoked social and environmental conflict, especially involving...
SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONSSpotlight on Key Organisations Supporting and Strengthening National Human Rights Institutions in Latin America
ORGANISATIONS SUPPORTING AND STRENGTHENING NHRIs Ibero-American Federation of Ombudsman (Federación Iberoamericana del Ombudsman - FIO)
BRIEFLatin America’s National Human Rights Institutions: Fostering Democratic Transitions and Guaranteeing Human Rights
National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in Latin America – also known as Public Defenders, Ombudsman Offices, Human Rights Commissions or Human Rights Attorneys – take on a variety of roles. ...
BRIEFFrom Manual to Mechanical Harvesting: Reducing Environmental Impacts and Increasing Cogeneration Potential
The pre-harvest burning of sugarcane leaves is a common practice that enables manual pickers to collect the crop quickly, suffering less personal injury. The burning process, however, has negative impacts...
BRIEFMulti-actor Dialogues for Better Public Policies: Lessons from Latin America
During the past twenty years, multi-actor dialogues have played an important part in the consolidation of democratic processes in Latin America and in increasing the participation of organised sectors of...
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Citizen Participation in Local Governance in Latin America
Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Citizen Oversight of Conditional Cash Transfer Programmes
Between Individual and Collective Action: Citizen Participation and Public Oversight in Mexico’s Oportunidades Programme
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Participation in Development Projects Funded by International Financial Institutions
Accountability at the World Bank: The Inspection Panel at 15 Years
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Extractive Industries and Conflict Management
CONSULTATION AND FREE, PRIOR AND INFORMED CONSENT (FPIC)
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Methodologies of Latin American Report Cards on Health
Argentina: Cordoba City’s Basic Health Indicators 2010