The Second Annual United Nations Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) Forum will take place from May 17-21 in New York and will focus on inspiring action and solutions to reach the three global goals of SE4All by 2030: achieving universal access to modern energy, doubling the rate of renewables, and doubling energy efficiency. To reach these goals, experts in sustainable energy, … [Read more...] about 6 Free Webinars and Online Courses on Sustainable Energy
Leer blogpost en Español By Cristina Pombo, Office of External Relations at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) With a small territory, located in one of the most historic and troubled regions of the planet, and almost 8 million inhabitants, Israel is one of the largest centers of technological and scientific innovation in the world and a real factory of technology and … [Read more...] about What can Latin America learn from the Israeli open innovation ecosystem?
Crime and violence are two ongoing problems in Latin America and the Caribbean that affect millions of people. Central America, in particular Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala, have the highest murder rates and the countries are considered the most crime-ridden and violent region in the world. Since 2008, Congress has appropriated an estimated $803.6 million for Central … [Read more...] about How Open Data can help fight crime in Latin America
Leer blogpost en español By Sandford Borins, Professor of Public Management in the University of Toronto Public sector innovation – once dismissed as a contradiction in terms – is being seen increasingly as an imperative. It has become the topic of many recent conferences, such as the one from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on … [Read more...] about 4-step guide for public sector open innovation
Leer artículo en español By Stella Porto, Learning & Knowledge Management Specialist at INDES in the Inter-American Development Bank There is an important shift happening in the job market. Organizations are faced with a huge burden to retrain workers, while professionals are seeking continuous development to remain relevant in an ever more competitive workforce. For this … [Read more...] about How Open Badges can help showcase recognized professional competencies