The Foundation's work in Latin America addresses regional challenges such as environmental sustainability, democratic participation and gender equality. The aim is to make an important and effective contribution to the consolidation of democratic and sustainable societies.
Mayerlis Angarita and Jineth Bedoya are the recipients of the Anne Klein Women’s Award 2018 for the many years that they have dedicated to women’s rights and peaceful conflict resolution in Colombia. The award ceremony will take place in Berlin on March 2nd.
Brazil will host the most expensive World Cup of all time. Around 85 percent of the expenses will be funded with public money. For the first time in history, a multitude of questions are being raised about the real meaning of an international mega-event for the host population. This web dossier was designed to add relevant data regarding the guarantee of people's rights and as offer for critical perspectives about the realities on the ground.
Argentina’s shale gas and shale oil resources are estimated in second and fourth place globally. Almost all of this potential is concentrated in the Neuquén basin in Northern Patagonia. This paper deals with the great risks to global climate and the impacts on the environment, health and society in the affected communities.
In the eyes of the international community, Mexico has remained active in promoting actions and agreements related to gender equality; the promotion of renewable energies; actions to combat climate change; and marine life. However, inside the country, there is a series of disagreements.
Perspectivas Latin America brings important debates and topics from Latin America to Germany. Democracy and environmental aspects, gender and social issues, effects of economic and development models are critically examined from the perspective of Latin American authors.
The Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung has been active in Santiago de Chile since 2008. The focal points in Chile, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay are Democracy & Human Rights, Ecology & Sustainability as well as Economy and social topics.