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IDB: the president was dismissed and the possibility opens for a Latin American woman

On Monday, September 26, following the recommendations of the IDB's Board of Executive Directors, the Board of Governors decreed the termination of Claver-Carone's functions as President of the Bank after the violation of various ethical standards…
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Argentina getting closer to the BRICS?

After receiving the support of the Chinese and Indian foreign ministers, Argentina is getting closer to becoming a member of the BRICS group - made up of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. For Argentina it could represent an opportunity…
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Trunk gas pipelines: What will happen to the most vulnerable population?

The Comprehensive Gas Infrastructure Program - or the Trunk Gas Pipeline Program - promoted by the government of the Province of Córdoba, came to an end in 2019 with the completion of the works. By 2022, works continue at the municipal level,…
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Projects financed by the IDB during the pandemic in Latin America: risks and benefits for whom?

On June 16, we participated in the WEBINAR in which the document was presented: "Investments of the Inter-American Development Bank for the response and recovery to COVID-19 in Latin America. Risks and benefits for whom?", created in collaboration…
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2021, another year defending human rights

We present the 2021 Yearbook, a synthesis of the work we have carried out at Fundeps in a challenging year, with great struggles and achievements in pursuit of a more just, equitable and sustainable society. Below, we offer a google translate…
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What does joining the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank imply for Argentina?

Since 2021, Argentina officially integrates the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. For our country, the AIIB represents a new multilateral source of financing for strategic sectors such as infrastructure, energy, telecommunications and transportation,…
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We send observations to the IDB to strengthen its link with civil society

In the framework of the review process of the second Action Plan of the IDB Group-Civil Society (2022-2024), more than 20 civil society organizations sent a letter to the President of the IDB, Claver-Carone, with observations and recommendations…
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The Seventh session was held on the binding Treaty on Human Rights and companies

From October 25 to 29, the seventh session of the Intergovernmental Working Group was held in Geneva. Delegations from UN member states, movements and civil society organizations participated in the session, which discussed the Third Revised…
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The VI Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights for Latin America and the Caribbean was held

The VI Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean was held virtually from October 4 to 6, 2021, under the slogan "Building the business and human rights agenda for the next decade." “Below, we offer a google…
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Access to information on projects with Chinese financing

Within the framework of the day of access to public information, we presented the document “Access to Information in Argentina. Difficulties and lessons learned accessing information on infrastructure and energy projects with Chinese financing…
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Civil society responds to the MICI evaluation

Last April 2021, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB Group) published the Evaluation of the Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (MICI). After the evaluation, the MICI has…
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Sergio Díaz-Granados was elected the new Executive President of CAF

On July 5, the Board of Directors of CAF - Development Bank of Latin America - elected Sergio Díaz-Granados as the new Executive President of the institution by majority, in a blended meeting held at the National Palace of Mexico. Colombian…