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On a mission to indigenous communities in Colombia

By Peigi Wilson On a volunteer mission to El Cerro and El Zaino, Wayuu Territory, La Guajira, Colombia, I was struck by the similarities between the Wayuu and the Indigenous peoples of Canada.  This includes how Indigenous communities and municipalities interact.  I believe the future for closer Indigenous – municipal relations lies in implementing the [...]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Noticias|0 Comments

Liderando Prácticas Globales: Perspectivas Internacionales para Ideas Locales

Artículo publicado en la Revista CIP: Invierno 2018 (leer acá) Liderando Prácticas Globales: Perspectivas Internacionales para Ideas Locales Planificando el Perú para el futuro Rukshan de Silva, MCIP, RPP, RPIA, EcD Resumen del Artículo La Federación Canadiense de Municipalidades (FCM) lidera varias iniciativas locales y globales en las áreas de comunidad, economía y desarrollo sostenible. [...]

By |January 2nd, 2019|Noticias, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Long term Life Plans for Indigenous Communities in La Guajira

The Wayuu communities represent almost 20% of the indigenous population of Colombia and almost 100% are in La Guajira. In collaboration with the University of La Guajira, CISAL led the design and construction of the Life Plans of two Wayuu communities in Barrancas and Hatonuevo. This exercise seeks to design an inclusive and participative [...]

By |December 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Transfer from one government to the next

In Ancash, elected and former local governments officials met at the "Development and Sustainable Practices for the municipal transition: CISAL a shared reflection" event. Former mayors of CISAL's partner municipalities presented main results and lessons learned from the CISAL experience to new coming mayors, including the capacity building experience with Canadian municipal experts. More [...]

By |December 1st, 2018|Noticias|0 Comments

The construction of a Political Agenda for women in rural Cusco

The communities of Qorilazo in the Chumbivilcas province of Cusco, Peru, finally have a women’s political agenda. Its creation involved the participation of more than 180 women leaders from a variety of civil society organizations, women’s organizations, the community and public sectors and groups of female artisans, with the aim of analyzing the main issues [...]

By |October 23rd, 2018|Noticias|0 Comments

Local Economic Development, Mining and Sustainability International Forum

On October 17th and 18th, the Local Economic Development, Mining and Sustainability International Forum was held in the city of Lima, Peru. The event was attended by mayors and officials of local governments of Canada, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, managers of mining companies, representatives of the academy, the Peruvian National Government and the international [...]

By |October 22nd, 2018|Eventos|0 Comments

CISAL stands for Inclusive and Sustainable Communities in Latin America

CISAL stands for Inclusive and Sustainable Communities in Latin America  Sustainability is a key concept for the times we live in, and yet it is the great challenge of our generation. Working towards the balance of the social, political, economic, cultural and environmental orders in our regions should be the responsibility and inspiration [...]

By |October 1st, 2018|Noticias, Uncategorized|0 Comments

More transparent local governments in Colombia

Officers from the municipalities of Barrancas, Fonseca, Hatonuevo and Manaure in La Guajira have been certified in Accountability and Transparency by the University of La Guajira. The course is the start of the agreement that CISAL is undertaking with the university to strengthen the capacity of local governments and help to improve institutional performance. This [...]

By |September 25th, 2018|Noticias, Uncategorized|0 Comments


An Exercise in Participatory Development Salt extraction has been the foundation of economic development for Manaure. A series of issues between actors in the salt value chain, including strikes and violence, have influenced production and operational development, greatly weakening the local economy and the quality of life of inhabitants. From 2002 to 2014, [...]

By |June 6th, 2018|Noticias|0 Comments

Results & Progress in Antioquia

Local Economic Development Plans as a 10 Year Public Policy In Buriticá, Cañasgordas, Frontino and Santa Fe de Antioquia, the Local Economic Development Plans (LED Plans) were approved. "The Council approved the LED Plan in November and in December it was approved as a Municipal Agreement from the Regional Government of Antioquia. [...]

By |June 5th, 2018|Noticias|0 Comments