Telefónica and Compromiso Empresarial Reward CAF Social Innovation Telefónica and Compromiso Empresarial Reward CAF Social Innovation October 17, 2019 Telefónica and specialized business magazine Compromiso Empresarial have recognized the innovation and excellence of the 10 best practices in transparency and good governance of 2018 in Spain and Latin America, which include the citizen oversight ini…
CAF Impact Assessment to Reduce Alcohol Consumption in Colombian Children CAF Impact Assessment to Reduce Alcohol Consumption in Colombian Children October 14, 2019 Underage alcohol consumption in high in Colombia. According to the 2016 National Study on the Consumption of Psychoactive Substances in the School Population (ENCSPPE), the average age of onset of consumption is between 12 and 13 years, which can aff…
Bogota and Guayaquil to Discuss How to Improve Women’s Safety on Public Transport Bogota and Guayaquil to Discuss How to Improve Women’s Safety on Public Transport October 09, 2019 Government representatives of Bogota and Guayaquil will meet on October 23–24 in Colombia to discuss the progress made by both cities in terms of gender equality in public transport, and to exchange programs that help reduce violence against women in…
Colombia Makes Strides on Climate Change Mitigation Colombia Makes Strides on Climate Change Mitigation October 08, 2019 According to the study “Climate Change Resilient Infrastructure Projects,” the Adaptation Fund is emerging as a benchmark for projects that reduce the risks of climate change impacts.
Universidad de los Andes Student Wins #IdeasForTheFuture Essay Competition October 01, 2019 María Gutiérrez Hurtado, a student at Universidad de los Andes, won the national category of the #IdeasForTheFuture University Essay Competition, organized by CAF and Banco de la República, to which 255 students from Colombia applied. The essay addre…
New Project to Protect Water Resources from Climate Change September 16, 2019 The regional initiative will initially be launched in Lake Tota, Boyacá, Colombia, but could be replicated in other regions of the country.
New Deadline for Financial Inclusion Laboratory Bids New Deadline for Financial Inclusion Laboratory Bids August 21, 2019 The call for proposals for the Financial Inclusion Laboratory organized by CAF and a group of public and private partners will be open for another two weeks. The initiative aims to provide technical and financial support to business ventures aimed at…
Good teaching practices to be replicated in Latin America Good teaching practices to be replicated in Latin America August 15, 2019 CAF—development bank of Latin America—and the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO) have presented the study: Successful Policies on Professional Teacher Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, which identified successful experie…
CAF presents progress in women’s financial inclusion at Women Economic Forum CAF presents progress in women’s financial inclusion at Women Economic Forum August 05, 2019 During the Women Economic Forum (WEF) held in Cartagena de Indias, Carolina España, CAF representative in Colombia, discussed how banking can be more gender-inclusive and support business development as part of the sustainable development goals.