Hivos Latin America

Latin America

Global Fund Guatemala

The platform for the Global Fund in Guatemala. Hivos was designated to manage the funds in Guatemala through which subsidizes the work of several local organizations.

World Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2013. The Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993.

2016 Annual Report

The Hivos Annual Report shows how we gave shape to our ideals in Latin America, Africa and Asia in 2016.


Goodbye maize mono diet!

Zambia must diversify its food production and consumption patterns to overcome nagging challenges of hunger and malnutrition and ensure good health for all its citizens.

Facts & Figures

Latin America

Total liability € 22 million

Number of countries 8

Number of partner organisations 66


Latin America

Terms of Reference
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The Digital Defenders Partnership (DDP) started late 2012 by the Freedom Online Coalition...

The 2017 Human Rights Tulip has been awarded to Mexican human rights defender Graciela Pérez Rodriguez. Dutch foreign minister Halbe Zijlstra presented her with the prize this afternoon in The Hague, two days ahead of Human...

The COP23 in Bonn ended nearly two weeks ago, and during the event a number of commitments were made and initiatives sparked. Among them was the launch of the People-Centered Accelerator on the 14th of November, announced by Rachel Kyte of...

Blog posts

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Celebrar la energía

Hoy, el Día Mundial de la Energía, celebramos el rol tan importante que ha jugado este recurso...

Two of the most controversial issues in Latin America have resurfaced recently due to the decision by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) that recognises same-sex marriage and the right for Trans people to choose their gender identity as inherent rights.

Dos de los temas más polémicos de nuestra región han resurgido recientemente por una decisión de la Corte IDH: El matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo y el derecho a la identidad de la población trans. La Corte ha dejado clara una postura legal que hoy permite a la comunidad LGBTI ver la luz al final del túnel después de que se le negara derechos que ejerce históricamente la población heterosexual cisgénero.