On January 1st, 2016, the 193 member countries of the United Nations approved, at a summit held in New York, the “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”. This document is a continuation of the previous Millennium Development Goals, containing an extension that includes cross-cutting themes like climate change, economic inequality, innovation,
The Thomson Reuters Foundation provides a free, pro bono legal assistance service worldwide, through its TrustLaw platform. Through it, it seeks to connect high impact organizations and social companies with pro bono legal advisors so that they can carry out their operations more efficiently and thus avoid having to allocate
CIVICUS, in collaboration with global organizations, investigated and collected data in order to estimate the extent to which human and citizen rights, freedom of expression, demonstration and association are respected in the world. With this information, it creates the CIVICUS Monitor, a tool that observes the state of the civic
In 2019 RACI collaborated once again with the co-managing of the New Zealand Embassy in Mexico Fund. During the call, the Network received and evaluated 213 projects from 8 different countries. Most of the proposals came from Mexico, from which 123 projects were presented, followed by El Salvador with 21.
In January 2020, the 2019 Gender Inequality Index (GII) developed by the United Nations Development Program (UNPD) was officially published. Their results showed that, despite the progress that girls and women have made since 1990, they have not yet gained gender equality. Therefore, gender inequality remains a critical barrier to
Proyecto Emprender Foundation (PROEM) is a non-profit entity that seeks to eradicate poverty in the Argentine Republic, socially including low-income people through work. It seeks to promote the well-being of the entire population, economic and social development through access to decent employment, while promoting values such as solidarity, transparency, integration
In order to collaborate with the recommended containment protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), RACI’s office will remain closed until further notice. The team will work remotely, so we will unreachable via the office number. We will continue working via email with our personal boxes and via email@example.com.
Last year, RACI was once again selected by the New Zealand Embassy to co-manage the funds that are granted to organizations in Argentina and Paraguay through the NEW ZEALAND EMBASSY FUND 2019-2020. Through the open call, RACI received and evaluated a total of 325 project proposals. This signifies a 124%
We deeply regret the passing away of Norberto Rodríguez, General Secretary of the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA), where he did a very important job. He will be remembered for his great commitment to civil society, seeking to strengthen it through the construction of citizenship and the formation of new
In recent years, Latin America faced several challenges, such as the rising levels of inequality and poverty, corruption at an institutional level, and the appearance of movements against human rights. In addition, according to the CIVICUS Monitor, half of the population of the region lives in places where freedom is