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Virtual meetings on Gender and International Financial Institutions

Two virtual meetings to learn about the world of the IFIs, their accountability mechanisms, and share useful tools with feminist organizations in the region. “Below, we offer a google translate version of the original article in Spanish.…
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The IDB approved its new Environmental and Social Policy Framework

The process of modernizing the IDB's environmental and social policies began in January of this year with the first stage of face-to-face and virtual public consultations in the different countries. In Argentina, the face-to-face consultation…
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Nuclear cooperation between Argentina and China advances

In November, the Argentine government plans to move forward with the signing of the contract for the construction of the fourth Hualong-type nuclear power plant, with Chinese financing. “Below, we offer a google translate…
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The United States candidate, Mauricio Claver-Carone, was elected as the new president of the IDB

Through a virtual meeting, the Board of Governors of the IDB elected the North American candidate, Mauricio Claver-Carone, as president of the Bank. “Below, we offer a google translate version of the original article in Spanish. This translation…
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Regional statement regarding the IDB presidential elections

Through a statement addressed to the Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank, civil society organizations, peasant communities, indigenous peoples and Afro-descendants and people with disabilities in Latin America and the Caribbean,…
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Comments on the second draft of the IDB Environmental and Social Policy Framework, from a gender perspective

On Tuesday, August 5, we sent the IDB a new document with observations and comments on the second draft of the Environmental and Social Policy Framework from a gender perspective. Below, we offer a google translate version of the original…
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Observations on the second draft of the IDB Environmental and Social Policy Framework from a gender perspective

In early July, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) published the second draft of the Environmental and Social Policy Framework -MPAS- and began the second phase of the 30-day consultation process. This document was produced…
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The Role of Latin America in the Belt and Road Initiative

The objective of this document is to analyze the strategy, objectives and political motivations of the People's Republic of China in Latin America and the Caribbean. This analysis seeks to complement the previous analysis carried out by the…
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Joint presentation: Document with Recommendations and comments on the draft of the Social and Environmental Policy Framework (MPAS) proposed by the IDB

On the occasion of the process of modernizing the environmental and social policies of the Inter-American Development Bank, more than 50 civil society organizations in the region made a document with recommendations and comments…
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We send recommendations regarding the possible dilution of the IDB’s socioenvironmental

In the framework of the public consultation process on the review of IDB environmental and social safeguards policies, together with a group of more than 50 civil society organizations in the region, we made comments and observations…