Editor's note: This article first appeared on the ICLEI blog. One of the most urbanized regions in the world, over 80 percent of the population in Latin America lives in cities. Cities throughout the region are focusing on building resilience through
In the Americas, especially in South America, the conversation surrounding the establishment of western civilization is still referred to as “the discovery of the new world.” But, the fact is that, when the Europeans came to America, it was not
Since 2011, the South American neighbourhood has concocted a novel regionalist scheme, the Pacific Alliance (PA). Oriented towards motivating deeper trade and investment relations with Asia through intergovernmental understanding – while avoiding any sort of supranationality or requirement to (partially) give up sovereignty,
When people talk about candy, the first thing that usually comes to mind is chocolate. And with good reason; by some estimates it’s worth over $100 billion, with the Swiss leading the way in terms of per capita consumption at
Adriana Marina - founder of Animaná - is fully committed to sustainable production and the development of local communities in the Andes and Patagonia. Adriana has poured passion and time into her home of Puerto Santa Cruz, Argentina, as well
David Morley has been President and CEO of UNICEF Canada since March 14, 2011. Prior to this, Mr. Morley served as President and CEO of Save the Children Canada, and before that was Executive Director of Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors without Borders Canada. Mr.