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The Trust for the Americas presents technical note on Open Government in Costa Rica

2020/03/18

From an Open Government to an Open State in Costa Rica. A white paper by Rodrigo Irani, Project Manager at The Trust for the Americas This article reviews the experience of The Trust for the Americas, the Organization of American States and different instances of the Government of Costa Rica collaborating to promote social innovation at the service of citizens and have positioned Costa Rica as a leading state in the matter of open government in the region.

Costa Rica

The Trust for the Americas presents its portfolio of projects to the First Lady of Paraguay

2020/03/17

The Trust for the Americas is happy to announce that it has started conversations with the office of the First Lady of Paraguay Silvana Lopez Moreira de Abdó, last week in Asunción.

Estados Unidos

Transformation to an Open Public Administration in Belize project's first cycle of webinars presented at BTEC

2020/02/25

The Trust for the Americas and the Organization of American States (OAS) have been working in Belize since 2018 to support the first steps towards Open Government in the country, leading to successful results and enabling government institutions and various civil society organizations to deliberate and discuss co-creation of policies and learn about modern participatory tools in public administration.

Belize

THE TRUST FOR THE AMERICAS, ANTAI and AIG OFFER WORKSHOP ON TRANSPARENCY, GOVERNMENT, AND OPEN DATA IN CENTRAL REGION OF PANAMA

2020/02/11

Washington, D.C. (February 10th 2020) — The Trust for the Americas together with the National Authority for Transparency and Access to Information (ANTAI) and the National Authority for Government Innovation (AIG), invite to the first workshop on transparency, government, open data, and citizen participation in the province of Veraguas, Panama.

Panamá

The Trust for the Americas, Innovaap-UCR and AUGE launch the project Gente Emprende in Costa Rica

2020/01/16

The Trust for the Americas in partnership with the Collaborative Public Innovation Laboratory InnovaAP and the University Agency for Entrepreneurship Management of the University of Costa Rica launch the project Gente Emprende.

Costa Rica

The Governance Lab at NYU Tandon Announces the Launch of the Multi-City Challenge Program

2019/12/10

The Governance Lab (The GovLab) at New York University Tandon School of Engineering announced the re-launch of the Multi-City Challenge program, an effort to help cities and their residents collaboratively design solutions to urgent public problems. The initiative, supported by the Tinker Foundation, and in collaboration with Consejo Nuevo León, The Trust for the Americas, and the Municipality of San Pedro Garza García, seeks to build on the success of The GovLab’s City Challenges program, by expanding the program to run in five Mexican cities simultaneously in order to take advantage of the collective intelligence of a broader network of citizens to solve urban challenges.

Estados Unidos - Mexico

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Project: “Transformation to an Open Public Administration in Belize”

2019/10/28

The Trust for the Americas, a non-profit organization affiliated to the Organization of American States (OAS) that promotes partnerships for social and economic inclusion of vulnerable communities in Latin America and the Caribbean, is seeking to fill two part-time consultancy positions for the local implementation of the project “Transformation to an Open Public Administration in Belize”, funded by the US Embassy in Belmopan.

Belize

Convocatoria - Fondo de financiamiento para proyectos de Gobierno Abierto y Datos Abiertos en Panamá

2019/09/20

Esta convocatoria esta dirigida a impulsar iniciativas de organizaciones panameñas (medios de comunicación, organizaciones y colectivos sin fines de lucro, sector académico y sector empresarial) que presenten propuestas en alianza con algún ente de gobierno vinculadas al fomento de la colaboración entre sociedad civil y el gobierno para proveer soluciones innovadoras y de alto impacto a necesidades identificadas en conjunto, que demuestren concretamente los beneficios y oportunidades que representa la apertura gubernamental y el uso de datos públicos.

Panamá

THE TRUST FOR THE AMERICAS, EL MINISTERIO DE COMUNICACIÓN Y EL CICAP DESARROLLARON ENCUENTRO NACIONAL DE MUNICIPALIDADES ABIERTAS

2019/08/20

Washington, D.C. (31 de julio de 2019) — The Trust for the Americas en alianza con Gobierno Abierto Costa Rica, y el CICAP (Centro de Investigación y Capacitación en Administración Pública de la Universidad de Costa Rica) organizaron el encuentro nacional de municipios abiertos, como actividad de cierre del "Proyecto De un Gobierno Abierto a un Estado Abierto" en Costa Rica.

Costa Rica

THE TRUST FOR THE AMERICAS PRESENTA CASOS DE ÉXITO EN LA SEMANA INTERNACIONAL DE DATOS ABIERTOS

2019/08/27

Washington, D.C. (26 de agosto de 2019) — The Trust for the Americas participa por segundo año consecutivo en la semana internacional de datos abiertos, donde concurren las más importantes conferencias regionales de datos abiertos, Abrelatam y Condatos del 27 al 30 de agosto de 2019. La agenda estará cargada de actividades que procuran avanzar la agenda de datos abiertos de la región, empezando con una sesión de trabajo para definir la teoría de cambio del Programa Interamericano de Datos Abiertos (PIDA) en la cual participaran organizaciones líderes como HIVOS Latam, ILDA, Open Data Charter, CAF, Open Contracting Partnership, Open Government Partnership y Global Integrity.

Ecuador
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