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Connecting islands of knowledge to boost resilience

In times of drastic climate change, the challenges of islands are immense, even existential. Reducing dependency on fossil fuels, reversing the brain drain, diversifying the economy, cleaning the…  


Rethinking development in Latin America and the Caribbean

Latin America and the Caribbean is a middle-income region but has not yet become a middle-class society.  


10 tips for happy and eco-friendly holidays

It is important that this holiday season encourages us all to reflect on our habits—and not only our consumption patterns. This is a time to think about other people’s well-being, even those we do not…  


Protecting the fish that swim in sunlight

The country's fishing sector is made up of around 400 boats with each boat carrying between five and eight people, forming a working population of around 2,000 to 3,200 directly linked to the sector.  


Reparation: Acknowledging the resilient lives of trans people in Latin America

In the Latin American context, countries such as Argentina, Brazil, El Salvador and Uruguay have established legal mechanisms to allow individual and groups that been systematically discriminated.  


Central America: Eradicating violence towards women is vital to state security

It is crucial to recognize violence against women as an essential element of citizen security: tackling it is a key step to build more cohesive and peaceful societies. Addressing general societal…  


In defense of nature: women at the forefront

Women, especially indigenous, are particularly vulnerable to environmental-related violence – roughly 50% of female activists murdered for defending land and environmental rights.  


Think globally, act locally

The Small Grants Programme supports strengthening the Indigenous Peoples and Community-Conserved Territories and Areas, reviving and promoting traditional knowledge.  

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