Información para la acción: el acceso a la información como herramienta para la exigibilidad de los derechos económicos, sociales, culturales y ambientales

Gustavo Maurino, Edison Lanza, Luciana Bercovich, Tania da Rosa Pírez, María Trevisani, Valeria España,

El presente informe recoge los principales hallazgos del relevamiento realizado en base a la experiencia de diversas Organizaciones de la Sociedad Civil (OSC) de Argentina, Brasil, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay y Uruguay en el cruce de estas dos agendas, procurando establecer una aproximación al contexto jurídico-político, las fortalezas y los obstáculos en cada uno de los…

Models for Recognizing Indigenous Land Rights in Latin America

Roque Roldán Ortega,

This paper is a useful source of basic information on the current situation of indigenous land rights in selected Latin American countries. It provides a historical framework, reviews indigenous land tenure regimes and discusses common problems. Finally, it examines indigenous land tenure in four case study countries: Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama and Peru. Abstract: The…

Strengthening Social Justice to Address Intersecting Inequalities

Veronica Paz Arauco, Haris Gazdar, Paula Hevia-Pacheco, Naila Kabeer, Amanda Lenhardt, Syeda Quratulain Masood, Haider Naqvi, Nandini Nayak, Andrew Norton, Nidhi Sadana Sabharwal, Elisa Scalise, Andrew Shepherd, Deepak Thapa, Sukhadeo Thorat, D. Hien Tran,

The people most likely to be left behind by development are those facing ‘intersecting inequalities’, or economic deficits intersecting with discrimination and exclusion on the grounds of identity and locational disadvantage. The experience of seven countries (Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, India, Ethiopia, Pakistan and Nepal) shows that key ingredients for addressing intersecting inequalities are: social movements demanding changes in the…

Budget Work and Democracy Building: the Case of IBASE in Brazil

Paolo de Renzio, Jim Shultz,

In 2005 the International Budget Project and the Institute for Development Studies initiated a joint effort to study the experience of civil society budget work in six countries around the world where civil society organizations have undertaken that work for a significant period of time. These include: Brazil, Mexico, Uganda, Croatia, India, and South Africa. This report is the…

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