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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

Proyecto VIVE: Boosting the Economy with Gender Perspective in Merida, Yucatan


“Women discovering their potential” graduated 23 women from Yucatan


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.


AES Foundation and The Trust for the Americas completed the "Proyecto Potenciando el Emprendimiento Innovador en República Dominicana


Dominican Republic (13-12-2019) - The AES Dominicana Foundation and The Trust for the Americas, an affiliate of the Organization of American States (OAS), completed the "Strengthening Innovative Entrepreneurship" project strengthening local entrepreneurship in the municipalities of Boca Chica, Guayacanes, Quisqueya, Bancos de Arena and la Malena.

República Dominicana

Hour of Code Minecraft 2020 - Computer Science for Good


This year's theme is computer science for good.

Argentina - Brasil - Estados Unidos

Microsoft and The Trust for the Americas Increasing Opportunities for Brazilian Youth Through Technology


Sao Paulo, Brazil. (23-09-2019) – Brazilian youth will be given an opportunity to acquire critical, logical, and problem-solving skills to navigate information and communications technologies in the next decade through Microsoft’s Minecraft Hour of Code: Education Edition. The Trust for the Americas and Microsoft Corporation will soon teach basic coding concepts in a one hour set of activities at POETA centers in four Brazilian cities.


The Trust for the Americas of the OAS and the Office of the First Lady of Paraguay will Train Women Entrepreneurs and Artisans in Digital Education


Como parte del plan de expansión de operaciones en el cono sur, The Trust for the Americas firma convenio de entendimiento con la Oficina de la Primera Dama del Paraguay para implementar programas a fin de mejorar las oportunidades económicas de las mujeres paraguayas.

The Governance Lab at NYU Tandon Announces the Launch of the Multi-City Challenge Program


The Governance Lab (The GovLab) at New York University Tandon School of Engineering announced the re-launch of the Multi-City Challenge program, an effort to help cities and their residents collaboratively design solutions to urgent public problems. The initiative, supported by the Tinker Foundation, and in collaboration with Consejo Nuevo León, The Trust for the Americas, and the Municipality of San Pedro Garza García, seeks to build on the success of The GovLab’s City Challenges program, by expanding the program to run in five Mexican cities simultaneously in order to take advantage of the collective intelligence of a broader network of citizens to solve urban challenges.

Estados Unidos - Mexico

The Trust for the Americas and the OAS presented the 2019 Corporate Citizen of the Americas Award in Washington, D.C.


The 13th edition of the CCA recognizes three organizations committed to supporting long-term capacity-building, policies, and attitudes that benefit migrants as well as receiving communities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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The Trust for the Americas, The Mico University College and N.C.B. Foundation sign agreement of understanding to announce the launch of the Entrepreneurship and Skills for Tomorrow Innovation Lab


Kingston, Jamaica (11/20/2019) With the aim of fostering economic empowerment through stimulating innovation and providing training in skills for tomorrow and entrepreneurship, N.C.B. Foundation, Mico University College and The Trust for the Americas sign a memorandum of understanding to design and implement the first year of an Entrepreneurship and Skills for Tomorrow Innovation Lab, in order to improve access to quality educational opportunities for Jamaican youth.

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