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Citizen Engagement

Learning from Innovation in LAC is a thematic knowledge brief series jointly developed by the UNDP Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean and the UNDP Accelerator Labs  


The Anti-corruption Formula

Corruption is a systemic phenomenon. It is at the same time a failure of governance and development. And to tackle it rigorously, we need to understand how the rule of law works and how incentives in…  


Freedom of expression and access to information in the digital age

UNDP, in alliance with OBSERVACOM, is carrying out the initiative Internet, freedom of expression and access to information in Uruguay. Contributions to the debate on democratic online governance, in…  


Más claro que el agua: Water management and governance in Latin America and the Caribbean

This #GraphForThought uses data from the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program global database to explore how these inequalities manifest across countries in the region.  


How Ecuador is protecting the Amazon Forest

Ecuador is a mega-diverse country with 51.2 percent of its continental territory covered by native forests, of which 74 percent is in the Amazon region. This region covers a total area of 120,000…  


The data revolution: from information to action and the transformation of citizen security

This policy brief offers lessons learned, methodologies and innovative practices on information management as a necessary condition for transparent and people-centred institutional action for citizen…  


Information pollution significantly impacts online debates on COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean, UNDP and Constella study warns

UNDP in Latin America and the Caribbean has been very active in promoting information integrity through a variety of strategies – from the development of fact-checking capacity in Paraguay, Dominican…  



Opportunities in the face of the governance crisis and democratic erosion

Faced with the current governance crisis, public, private and civil society institutions must guide the aspirations of citizens and transform them into concrete results.  


When Juncture Meets Structure: Vignettes on Development and the COVID-19 Crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean

The book “When Juncture Meets Structure: Vignettes on Development and the COVID-19 Crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean” is based on the “Graph for Thought” series, and brings together 30…  

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