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Social Inclusion & Development

Video: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Speaking at COA's 39th Washington Conference, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recognized that democratic elections are now the norm in the Western Hemisphere and argued that the next step is to address social inequality. ... Play Video

Digital Democracy

Wednesday, February 4, 2009  |  Americas Quarterly

Ensuring that students have access to computers and the skills to use them will make Uruguay the most wired country in the world, writes President Tabaré Vázquez. This feature article appears in the Winter 2009 issue of Americas Quarterly, which examines connectivity and the digital divide. For more information, visit ... Read More

Redistribute the Windfall from High Oil Prices

Friday, October 31, 2008  |  Americas Quarterly

By acting in concert, we can help alleviate the pressures on the economies and societies of the world’s poorest nations. That will not only help to minimize a growing global crisis, but also reduce the risks that food scarcity, poverty and energy shortages pose to the elected governments of the hemisphere. Read the full article in the Fall 2008 issue of Americas Quarterly. ... Read More

Interview: Jair Ribeiro on Model for Adopting, Improving Brazilian Schools

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

In an AS/COA interview, Brazilian CEO Jair Ribeiro discusses Partners in Education, a program targeting one of Brazil’s most pressing issues—the quality of education. Through the program’s model, business leaders adopt and boost management of individual schools in the São Paulo area. ... Read More