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Organizations and Resources - Latin America & the Caribbean

  • Economic Commission for Latin America & the Caribbean (ECLAC or CEPAL)
    CEPAL promotes and supports economic and social development through regional and subregional cooperation and integration. It works to gather, organize, interpret and disseminate information and data relating to the economic and social development of the region.
    More than 130 indicators summarizing the past and present social evolution of the 33 Latin American and Caribbean ECLAC/CEPAL member countries, as well as that of 9 non-independent, associate member Caribbean territories
  • Organization of American States (OAS)
    The Organization’s four main pillars––democracy, human rights, security, and development––support each other and are intertwined through political dialogue, inclusiveness, cooperation, and legal and follow-up instruments that provide the OAS with the tools to maximize its work in the Hemisphere.
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
    he Bank supports clients in the design of projects, and provides financing, technical assistance and knowledge services to support development interventions. The IDB focuses on empirical evidence for making decisions and measuring the impact of this projects to increase its development effectiveness. The IDB lends to national, provincial, state and municipal governments as well as autonomous public institutions. Civil society organizations and private sector companies are also eligible.
  • IADB Research and Data
    The Bank has compiled and organized over 1,000 searchable statistics and indicators for countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, creating a comprehensive dataset for the region.
  • South American Community of Nations
    A Community of bringing Bolivia, Columbia, Ecuador, and Peru that decided voluntarily to join together for the purpose of achieving more rapid, better balanced and more autonomous development through Andean, South American and Latin American integration.
  • Association of Caribbean States
    Dedicated to the strengthening of the regional co-operation and integration process, with a view to creating an enhanced economic space in the region; preserving the environmental integrity of the Caribbean Sea which is regarded as the common patrimony of the peoples of the region; and promoting the sustainable development of the Greater Caribbean.
  • Latin American NGOs (from Duke University Libraries)
    Select "Latin America" from regions to filter down to Asian organizations. No claims to completeness or representative sample size are made.

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