We reiterate our commitment to support independent journalism in Guatemala and in Central America, and to contribute to the defense of freedom of information and expression, inalienable and fundamental rights in any democracy.
Ante la denuncia de amenaza de muerte realizada este jueves por el líder garífuna Alfredo López Álvarez, fiscal del Comité de Defensa de Tierras de la comunidad Triunfo de la Cruz, Honduras, la Fundación Internacional de Seattle (SIF) hace un llamado a las autoridades hondureñas y a la cooperación internacional a velar por la integridad física tanto de López como de otros líderes garífunas que han sido amenazados en los últimos días.
El Foro Centroamericano de Donantes 2022 dio inicio este día en Tegucigalpa, Honduras, con la participación de más de 450 personas expertas y líderes de la sociedad civil y el sector filantrópico, gubernamental y empresarial para discutir sobre asuntos prioritarios en Centroamérica y forjar alianzas en favor del desarrollo de la región.
The Central America Donors Forum (CADF) 2022, which will take place between October 26-28 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, was formally announced by Seattle International Foundation (SIF), the event host, alongside the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Honduras, Alice Shackelford, and CARE Honduras Country Director, Maite Matheu.
Seattle International Foundation (SIF) unites in solidarity with Central America as the region grapples with the destruction of two hurricanes—Eta and Iota—taking the lives of over one hundred people, displacing thousands more, and causing widespread damage to infrastructure and crops.
The 2020 Central America Donors Forum recognized six civil society organizations in Central America for their resistance and reinvention in the midst of the global pandemic and crisis in the region. The Resistance Award, Reinvention Award and the 10th Anniversary awards will support these six organizations in their work and amplify their impact.
Serena Cosgrove, SIF board member, will develop an educational and research program in Guatemala on indigenous leadership, gender-based violence and access to justice. This is the third Fulbright fellowship she has received to carry out research in Central America.
Seattle International Foundation (SIF) has signed, alongside more than 750 organizations, a series of commitments to support our nonprofit partners as well as the people and communities most affected by the pandemic.
The women of the Seattle International Foundation strike today to reject injustice and inequality towards women in 2020, to join in the outrage over the growing feminicides in Mexico and to stand in solidarity with Mexican women.
We are pleased to share with you a summary of our work in 2019 and our joint efforts, led alongside our partners and grantees, to boost development, create change and generate opportunities in Central America.
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