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The Trust for the Americas launches Youth for Open Data Campaign in Panama


En el marco del proyecto “Innovación a través de Datos Abiertos en Panamá”, The Trust for the Americas lanza una campaña de sensibilización en datos abiertos para jóvenes de distintos sectores y provincias de la República de Panamá, con la finalidad de promover la participación ciudadana, representación territorial en la temática y la formación de líderes en temas relacionados a Datos Abiertos, Gobierno Abierto y Periodismo de Datos.


The Trust for the Americas and the OAS Launch Open Government Action Plan Development in Times of COVID-19


As part of the second phase of the Open Government project: Transformation to an Open Public Administration in Belize, and seeking to leverage open government tools to tackle issues raised by COVID-19, The Trust for the Americas in coordination with the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Belize Open Government Steering Committee announces the launch of the Belize Open Government Action Plan Development in Times of COVID-19.


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


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.


The Trust for the Americas launches 48h Virtual Hackathon on Open Data Enabling Tourism in Belize


With tourism being an Information-Intensive sector, effective access to data and information provides the basis for awareness, choice, security, and improved service delivery between the prospective tourist and local operators. The 2020 Hackathon will focus on solutions for the utilization of open data in tourism to promote destinations, highlight value-added services, and improve safety and security.


The Trust for the Americas en alianza con ITEI y COST Jalisco inicia ciclo de seminarios sobre datos abiertos en la lucha contra la corrupción en infraestructura y obras públicas


Este ciclo de seminarios tiene como objetivo fortalecer las capacidades técnicas y estratégicas de personas a funcionarias gubernamentales en materia de datos abiertos para mejorar la transparencia y la lucha contra la corrupción en México.


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


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

POETA Social Franchise launches webinar sessions for entrepreneurs


The POETA Social Franchise team offers webinars open to the general public.

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The Trust for the Americas re-elects its Executive Committee for 2020-2022


During the first semi-annual Board of Directors meeting held on May 11, 2020, the members reelected the Executive Committee of The Trust for the Americas.

Estados Unidos

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.

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