El proyecto Colombia Avanza, de Partners of the Americas (PoA), y la Federación Nacional de Cafeteros (FNC) realizaron el Foro Virtual Sobre Condiciones Laborales y Educación de los Jóvenes en las Regiones Cafeteras el jueves 29 de julio de 2021.
Chief of Party for Partners' Juntos Aprendemos program, Gustavo Payán-Luna, reflects on his recent trip to Cúcuta, Colombia. The city is the Colombian epicenter of the Venezuelan migration crisis, an issue that is at the core of Juntos Aprendemos' work to increase youth access to quality education in areas impacted by migration.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) have always been at the heart of the District of Columbia (DC) Chapter of Partners of the Americas. Learn more!
In observance of World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7, 2021, the USAID-funded RANFOSE project recognizes that breastfeeding saves lives, improves health, and contributes to social and economic development.
COVID-19 has inflicted a series of burdens and setbacks upon the fight against Trafficking in Persons (TIP) at a global level, especially in countries where the efforts and resources destined to combat this evil have been reappropriated to efforts focused on medical and economic recovery. However, information about TIP in Paraguay, particularly related to tourism, has been abundant, in part thanks to the efforts of Partners of the Americas and its stakeholders.
On June 10, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue (the Dialogue), a U.S.-based think tank located in Washington D.C., gathered together distinguished panelists to discuss their recently published report, “Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships to Expand Higher Education Collaboration and Academic Exchange in the Americas: An Impact Study of the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund."
Dr. Rogério Moreira de Almeida, the former president of the Paraíba, Brazil Chapter, sadly passed away on July 3, 2021. We send our condolences to his family and friends.
Aprenda como o Projeto Resist, do Capítulo de Goiás, oferece apoio jurídico e psicológico ao público LGBTQIA + no estado de Goiás, Brasil.
On June 12, 2021, Partners of the Americas (Partners) commemorated the World Day Against Child Labor (WDACL), as well as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labor. This is a year in which we are called to not lower our guard on our fight, but instead, to increase our efforts to prevent and eradicate child labor, especially given the increased threat that the COVID-19 pandemic poses on vulnerable families and communities.
On March 26, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue and the Inter-American Foundation (IF) held an event to discuss the numerous ways COVID-19 has disproportionately hurt Afro-descendant communities in Latin America.