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DIA Summit 2020 takes Jamaican youth to another level

2020/11/17

The Trust for the Americas in partnership with the Institute of Law and Economics (ILE) and the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Information of Jamaica is launching the Youth DIA Summit during Youth Month 2020 in Jamaica.

Jamaica

UNATTACHED YOUTH PREPARE FOR A DIGITAL FUTURE WITH THE MICO UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, TRUST FOR THE AMERICAS AND NCB FOUNDATION PARTNERSHIP

2020/11/02

Digital tech leaders and experts gathered virtually to listen to pitches delivered by unattached youth at the NCB ICON Lab Pitch Tank as part of the NCB ICON Lab initiative which launched on June 15, 2020.

Jamaica

Empowering our Communities through Lifelong Learning Opportunities

2020/10/16

Trust For the Americas is excited to announce their partnership with Rumie to bring resources in micro-learning pills.

Antigua & Barbuda - Argentina - Belize - Brasil - Chile - Estados Unidos - Colombia - Canada - Costa Rica - Ecuador - El Salvador - Guatemala - Honduras - Jamaica - Mexico - Nicaragua - Panamá - Perú - Puerto Rico - República Dominicana - St. Kits & Nevis - St. Lucia - St. Vincent & Granadinas - Venezuela

The Trust for the Americas joins the Caribbean School of Data initiative to train 100 young people in digital and data skills during 2020

2020/05/13

The Trust for the Americas, through its local partner, the Institute of Law and Economics (ILE), will kickstart the Caribbean School of Data online training module for the first cohort of 25 students on May 18th 2020.

Jamaica

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

2020/04/08

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

Jamaica

Citi's DIA Urban Lab Jamaica and The Trust for the Americas host virtual ideathon

2020/04/02

50 young men and women from remote locations in Jamaica will present projects to offer solutions for the challenges posed by the COVID-19.

Jamaica

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

Bogota's Local Government recognizes The Trust for the Americas for its project 'Peace Labs'

2019/10/07

Bogotá, Colombia (07/10/2019) - The Trust for the Americas received recognition for its outstanding work as an ally in the international cooperation agreement called Peace Laboratories Project. This initiative, implemented in 2018 together with the High Council for the Rights of Victims, Peace and Reconciliation of the Mayor's Office of Bogotá; Its purpose was to promote creative processes for reconciliation, as well as to strengthen and develop capacities for the construction of peace in the territories of Bogotá prioritized for intervention within the framework of the district's peace strategy. The event took place in the Renaissance park last Friday, October 4.

Colombia

Citi’s DIA Urban Lab hosts mentorship brainstorming session and awards 20 innovative projects with funding in dynamic Pitch Tank Competition

2019/08/01

Since 2016, the DIA Urban Lab - Democratizing Innovation in the Americas – has benefited over 1,350 youth and provided grants to 88 innovative projects and groundbreaking ventures in Jamaica.

Jamaica

First Regional DIA Social Innovation Summit in Costa Rica

2019/04/23

The Trust for the Americas in partnership with the InnovaAP Public Administration Innovation Laboratory held the I DIA Social Innovation Summit in San Jose, Costa Rica from May 6 to 8. During the Summit, youth, NGOs, business and social leaders met to share their experiences and co-create innovative solutions to the challenges faced by each of their communities.

Costa Rica
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