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  • Looking back at a successful closeout of the program

    22/10/2020

    Looking back at a successful closeout week with our partners

  • Call for Proposals: Consultancy on Open and Sustainable Procurement

    08/10/2020

    Hivos is looking for an international consultant to lead the production of the Discussion Paper on: State of the sustainable procurement & open contracting fields, Key ways in which open and sustainable procurement can reinforce each other, Existing examples of collaboration/links of open & sustainable procurement, Key tensions that need to be resolved, Challenges and opportunities according to open & sustainable procurement practitioners, Roles for civil society, local & national governments, business

  • Call for Proposals: Consultancy on Urban Futures in a Digital World

    08/10/2020

    Hivos is looking for an international consultant with background in urban development/ governance/participatory democracy, urban commons

  • ¿Cuán participativas son las compras públicas en América Latina?

    05/10/2020

    En este informe, Cesar Cruz-Rubio, analiza una selección de experiencias participativas en las compras públicas en América Latina, a fin de conocer su nacimiento, desarrollo, e identificar, dentro de lo posible, sus factores de éxito.

  • How easy is it to take part in public procurement in Latin America?

    05/10/2020

    In our latest research by Dr Cesar Cruz-Rubio, we analyze participatory experiences in public procurement in Latin America, in order to know their origin, development, and identify, as far as possible, factors that lead them to success.

  • Open data standards design behind closed doors?

    29/09/2020

    Open data standards design behind closed doors? September 29, 2020 Guestblog by Ana Brandusescu  (McGill University), Michael Canares (StepUp Consulting), Silvana Fumega (ILDA). Original publication here. In June 2020, we had the opportunity to join a discussion on open contracting and inclusion organised by HIVOS. Participants shared their thoughts on a newly published paper by Michael Canares and Francois van Schalkwyk that is […]

  • Celebrate the Open Up Contracting Program and our partners with us

    01/09/2020

    Celebrate the Open Up Contracting Program and our partners with us September 1, 2020 2020 marks the last year of a unique five-year-long strategic partnership between ARTICLE 19, Hivos, and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs coming together in the Open Up Contracting program. Under the ministry’s Dialogue and Dissent program, alliances were forged with organizations around […]

  • Contrataciones públicas e inclusión: ¿Cómo estamos en América Latina?

    12/08/2020

    Estos últimos meses hemos estado discutiendo sobre la posibilidad que brindan las contrataciones para la inclusión de grupos de la sociedad que se encuentran vulnerados o marginalizados. En el caso de los países de la región latinoamericana, el mercado de contrataciones públicas es clave para el desarrollo sostenible e inclusivo.

  • Public Contracting and Inclusion: How is Latin America doing?

    12/08/2020

    ILDA has researched a selection of cases and experiences related to civic participation and inclusion (specifically women) in Latin America, in order to learn about its development and implementation.

  • As We Face New Challenges, Open Gov Champions Step Up

    10/08/2020

    As We Face New Challenges, Open Gov Champions Step Up August 10, 2020 Guestblog from Open Government Partnership by Paul Maassen In early 2020, OGP started looking for new candidates to fill three seats in the OGP Civil Society Steering Committee. The list of candidates this year was particularly strong and we are grateful to […]