Promoting diversity and inclusion in the realm of audiovisual content creation is vital. It's a driving force propelling the audiovisual industry in Latin America and the Caribbean to new heights, transforming it into a true powerhouse for economic and social progress. This entails ensuring the representation of various ethnic, cultural, and gender groups and providing … [Read more...] about How is the Sandbox Audiovisual promoting the development of creative talent in Colombia?
Mario Eckardt is an advisor, seconded to the IDB on behalf of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to support the Labor Markets and Education Division in the project: Strengthening the strategic cooperation between IDB and the BMZ in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). Prior to that he has been Project Manager for Education and Training in the German-Peruvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK Peru) where he led several TVET projects and advised the private sector on core processes of in-company trainings in different job profiles. He also worked as a personal Advisor of the Secretary of State of the Republic of Ecuador in Quito, consulting the Ecuadorian government on design processes of higher education and the implementation of a new TVET reform. There he was part of the working group of the Ecuadorian government for a World Bank credit approval in 2016. Previously, he has been a GIZ-Guide in Mongolia for the Cooperative Vocational Training in the Mineral Resource Project and in China in the Chinese-German training for the teachers in TVET. From 2009 to 2012 he worked as an expert for training and work organization with education institutions and the private sector in different countries. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Psychology (M.A.) with a main focus in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.