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Latina/o, Caribbean, & Latin American Studies Subject Guide — Finding Government & NGO Reports

Topics and resources for Latina/o, Caribbean, & Latin American Studies

Finding Government & NGO Reports

UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL / ECLAC)

UN CEPAL logoThe United Nations-Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, headquartered in Santiago, Chile, is one of the five regional commissions of the United Nations. It was founded with the purpose of contributing to the economic development of Latin America, coordinating actions directed towards this end, and reinforcing economic ties among countries and with other nations of the world. The promotion of the region's social development was later included among its primary objectives. English, Spanish, and Portuguese

Organization of American States (OAS)

OAS LogoThe Organization of American States (OAS) is a hemispheric organization established in 1948. The organization brings together all 35 independent states of the Americas. English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

IDB LogoThe Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) was established in 1959 and is the main source of multilateral financing in the region. English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French

Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA)

COHA LogoThe Council on Hemispheric Affairs is a nonprofit independent research and information organization, based in Washington DC. It was established in 1975 to promote the common interests of the hemisphere, raise the visibility of regional affairs, and increase the importance of constructive inter-American relationships. English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French 

Political Database of the Americas

The Political Database of the Americas LogoPolitical Database of the Americas (PDBA) is a non-governmental project of the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at Georgetown University in collaboration with institutions like the Secretariat for Political Affairs of the Organization of American States and FLACSO-Chile, and also with the support of other organizations and entities in the region. The PDBA offers centralized and systematized information about institutions and political processes, national constitutions, branches of government, elections, political constitutional studies and other subjects related to the strengthening of democracy in the region. English