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A new ghost haunts Latin America: encouraged by populism, the economic crisis, corruption, violence and eternal inequalities. The turbulent Latin American reality seems to bring a new conflict every day, but given the fragmentation and regional heterogeneity it is necessary to clarify the differences of each of the struggles so as not to fall into apocalyptic approaches.

For dictatorial regimes associated with a constant and degrading violation of human rights, Venezuela and Nicaragua, join countries where the problems are centered on the economic, such as Argentina and Chile, on social struggles, such as Ecuador, on political instability, like Peru, or in insecurity and terrorist and social violence, like Colombia and Mexico.

It has also been hit by drug trafficking, insecurity and corruption. Likewise, today presents serious dangers for the stability of the region, the presence of dictatorships such as the Cuban one, which has financed and organized extremist movements in several countries and has managed to destabilize democratically elected governments.

OBJECTIVES

 

  1. To successfully present small-scale social solutions and public policy projects (3 in total with a maximum of 3 months duration)
  2. Promote freedom of information and civic activism.
  3. Promote the humanistic and transformative content present in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in order to contribute to the construction of democratic societies founded on pluralism.
  4. Develop educational strategies aimed at popular sectors, community organizations, NGOs, students and workers. The organization can work under the methodological tools of courses, workshops, forums and discussions.
  5. The creation of a research center that collects and reports on the economic and social situation of Latin American nations
  6. The creation of multimedia content to be able to reach the public more easily (Podcast, Online Television, Videos, etc.)
  7. The distribution of academic content on the ideas previously raised (Books, articles, Documents, etc.) 
  8. The creation of an academic space where new ideas are formed and debated around freedom, justice and democracy.
  9. The creation of a study group and / or committee on climate change to produce reports on the current state of the countries regarding the environment.
  10.  The promotion of an economic program that helps to liberalize the Latin American economies.
  11. Promote the humanistic and transformative content present in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in order to contribute to the construction of democratic societies founded on pluralism.

 

PROJECT ACTIVITIES

  • Creation of the Development Information Center, which will have the task of collecting information on the State of Human Rights, economic and social development and the incidence of climate change. This center will be established in the first days of the start of the project and will operate during the entire project period; It will be based on the constant search for information and will be freely accessible. He also plans to work with volunteers in different fields. By December 2021, the Center will prepare 2 annual reports, one for Human Rights and the other for economic and social development and its impact on climate change.
  • The creation of multimedia content to be able to reach the public more easily (Podcast, Online Television, Videos, etc.). For this we will use new technology tools. The idea is to make an informative program every week (YouTube, Facebook and Podcast) with various guests, academics, activists, journalists etc. Also upload in the networks with which we have frequent content of educational analysis regarding democracy, free market, experiences of other nations, effects of public policies for climate change, governance and modern activism (use of social networks)
  • Identify possible agents of exchange in Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua.

Due to experiences from previous projects, such as the Babel Project (Villa Clara-Cuba / 2014-2018), people prefer to follow social leaders born in their own communities who identify with the real problems of the environment, that is why, NewGeneration, is It focuses on identifying those -agents- that can generate opinions and / or necessary changes at the local level. This would help create a pool of useful assets to move the masses in different contexts. (See experiences of the former Communist Republics in Eastern Europe)

After identifying them, work with them on the concept of -non- violent struggle- adapted to the particularities of the country.

For this we would initially work with allied organizations in Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua, these would be: Corriente Martiana (Cuba), Cuba Decide, Movimiento 19Abril (Nicaragua) and Vente Venezuela (Venezuela).

Then they would be extended to other allied groups and organizations.

Identification process: these people will be identified according to the following characteristics.

 

  1. Acts beyond the immediate objectives, actively participating in the development of ideas or solutions.
  2. Associate and connect questions, problems and ideas from different fields.
  3. He takes calculated risks when he sees fit.
  4. Look for opportunities to experiment with different ways of doing things.
  5. Challenge the status quo and install schemas. Question the way things have traditionally been done.
  6. It is sensitive to situational forces that promote or inhibit ideas of change.
  7. Evaluate the ideas of others with a positive attitude.
  8. Generates new ideas on your own initiative.
  9. Involve others in the change.
  10. Put new ideas into practice.
  11. Obtains and provides resources to enable the implementation of change initiatives.
  12. Promotes creativity and innovation.
  13. Get involved in networks to identify who could bring new perspectives.
  14. He serves as a model of the change he expects from others, he is a leader.
  15. Values ​​and recognizes those who take initiatives and act creatively.
  16. Visualize the changes as opportunities.

 

Our fundamental mission is Education, convinced that only through education can we promote the development of the people we are targeting and generate new opportunities. Our work revolves around the objective of change for the transformation of Latin America into a democratic, modern and green region, as well as ensuring respect for Human Rights.