Futuro Latino Americano
Futuro Latino Americano, or Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano (FFLA), is a non-profit organization that aims to increase dialog between citizens and government, encourage active participation in governmental decision making, and promote sustainable development in Latin America.
The organization's vision is to help achieve a consensus amongst Latin American governments on the importance of sustainable development helping to alleviate poverty and create a more equitable society.
Origin and Organization
As a result of the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, Futuro Latino Americano was founded with the intent of strengthening environmental leadership and accomplishing long-term policy goals.
The organization works on projects determined by a schedule of three-year plans. These projects are used to implement replicable policies intended to ensure expected results.
Futuro Latino Americano works on seven specific initiatives:
- Climate Change
- Regional Socio-environmental Conflict Transformation
- Strengthening Local Governance
- Water Governance
- Marine Governance
- Peace and Development in the Northern Ecuador-Colombia Border
- Intercultural Territories