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Agencia Latinoamericana de Informacion (ALAI)

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Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Economic and Social:
  • Human Rights
  • Information
  • Media
  • Social Development
  • Sustainable Development

  • Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Women and the media

  • Social Development:
  • Indigenous issues
  • Social policy

  • Sustainable Development:
  • Information for decision-making and participation
  • Geographic scope: Regional
  • Latin America and Caribbean
  • Millennium Development Goals:
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Develop global partnership for development
  • Mission statement:
    Year established:
    Year of registration: 1991
    Organizational structure: ALAI operates mainly as a broad informal network of collaborators. Its legal structure comprises an international council of members that orient general policy and a board of directors elected by the members, and an executive director named by the council, who is the legal representative.
    Number and type of members: 16 individual members at present.
    Funding structure:
  • Product sales and business services
  • Funds from other Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Fundraising campaigns
  • Foreign and international grants
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