During the week of August 14th to 18th, RACI was present in Guatemala for the meeting of the Regional Executive Committee and the Innovation for Change Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) team.
The main purpose of this meeting was to assess the impact and progress of the work carried out by the group in promoting an enabling space and fostering innovation throughout the region. During these days, future plans and strategies were evaluated with the aim of providing Civil Society Organizations with strong tools for their strengthening and for the creation of a civic environment conducive to their development.
Some of the key points addressed during this gathering included:
2024 Roadmap: Time and effort were dedicated to developing a roadmap that will guide actions and goals in the coming year, reflecting the organization’s ongoing commitment to continuous improvement and the advancement of civil society in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Membership Strategy: The membership strategy was discussed in order to strengthen the community of committed actors. The inclusion of new members is essential to expand the reach and impact of initiatives.
New Activities Generated from the Hub: New activities and projects to be driven from the Innovation for Change LAC hub were explored. These projects are designed to address key challenges in the region and promote collaboration among organizations.
Identification of Best Practices: Effective working practices that have proven successful in strengthening civil society in Latin America and the Caribbean were highlighted and shared.
Impact Measurement: Special emphasis was placed on measuring the impact of actions carried out by RACI and its members. Ongoing evaluation is essential to ensure that objectives are being met and positive change is being generated.