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Kickstarting the N.C.B. ICON Lab in Jamaica


The training focus on promoting the business mindset of those who will lead the implementation of the N.C.B. ICON Lab


The OAS Secretary General Calls on Member States to Consolidate their Democratic Efforts in the Region


During the Permanent Council Session on May 14, issues related to democratic stability during the COVID-19 Pandemic were discussed. During this session, the work of the Trust for the Americas was highlighted. This work includes developing platforms and solutions that improve the management capacities of governments and interaction with civil society.

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


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.


Proyecto VIVE generó estrategia de Capacitación y Oportunidades Económicas en el Contexto del COVID-19


En The Trust for the Americas contribuimos a través del Proyecto VIVE, con oportunidades de aprendizaje y una red de apoyo para mujeres, durante la contingencia por el COVID-19.


Open Government Webinars Belize Project Resources Available


Open Government Program Resources created in the framework of the Project: “Transformation to an Open Public Administration in Belize (2019-2021)” Implemented by the Trust for the Americas and the Department for Effective Public Management of the OAS, with the Support of the Embassy of the United State of America in Belize.


The Trust for the Americas launches Open Gov Steering Committee in Belize


As part of the second phase of an Open Government project: Transformation to an Open Public Administration in Belize, The Trust for the Americas in coordination with the Organization of American States (OAS), announces the official formation of an Ad-hoc Multi-stakeholder Steering Committee: The Open Gov SC.


The Trust for the Americas, ANTAI and AIG Offer Workshop on Transparency, Government, and Open Data in Central Region of Panama


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.


Open Government in times of COVID-19 in Costa Rica


During the month of open virtuality in Costa Rica, The Trust for the Americas will hold virtual training sessions for civil society, government, and academia regarding relevant topics concerning the Coronavirus crisis in the region.

Costa Rica

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


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

Information Officials in Panama start virtual training on Open Government and Open Data


This cycle of online courses trains public information officers in Panama in digital government and open data principles.

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