LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT
ELLA Learning Alliance on Extractive Industries – Module 2: Environmental Protection and Mitigation
In Module 2, the Moderator introduces some examples of Latin American processes for improving environmental policies in the context of extractive industries and invites participants to compare the challenges and...
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LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT
ELLA Learning Alliance on Extractive Industries – Module 3: Preventing and Addressing Social Conflicts
The five weeks that made up Module 3 began with the Moderator identifying the underlying causes and actors involved in extractive industry conflicts. He then provided an analysis of recent...
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GUIDE
Tackling Gender Violence in Latin America
Gender violence not only constitutes a severe violation of women’s rights, but also affects society as a whole. Unfortunately, gender violence persists worldwide representing a challenge for many regions and...
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GUIDE
Pursuing a Green Economy: Growth Alongside Environmental Sustainability in Latin America
Developing and emerging countries around the world are seeking new strategies to decouple environmental degradation from economic growth. In Latin America, numerous countries have operationalized green economy principles in public...
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SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Spotlight on Publications: City-level Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
  THE PROMINENT ROLE OF CITIES IN LATIN AMERICA
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BRIEF
Payments for Environmental Services: A Market Mechanism Protecting Latin America’s Forests
In 2008, the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment reported that 60% of the world’s environmental services are in a state of degradation. Of the various causes, deforestation is one of the most...
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SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONS
Spotlight on Organisations: City-level Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
URBAN-ORIENTATED CLIMATE CHANGE NETWORKS Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN)
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BRIEF
Tackling Institutional Violence: The Protocol for Harassment and Sexual Harassment in the Mexican Federal Public Administration
Institutional violence against women refers to violence that is sanctioned implicitly or explicitly by governments and public administrations in their organisations, systems and procedures. It generally manifests itself at two...
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BRIEF
Incentives for Electricity Generation in a Green Economy: Effective Frameworks from Latin America
In 2008, for the first time in history, global investment in renewable energy generation (US$140 billion) overtook fossil fuel generation (US$110 billion). Developing countries were responsible for driving this trend...
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GUIDE
City-level Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
In Latin America, 80% of the region’s approximately 590 million inhabitants lives in cities. Between 2000 and 2010, the total estimated cost of damages from extreme climate events in the...
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