USAID Partner, Fundación Saraki, launched a two-day International Seminar on “Inclusion and Corporate Social Responsibility”, under USAID’s Effective Labor Inclusion program, for People with Disabilities (PwD).
Interior Minister Carlos Filizzola celebrated the conclusion of MCC Threshold Program II activities with the Ministry and National Police. The program helped Paraguay recruit a more professional police force, and implement systems for more effective and transparent performance.
As part of the activities being developed within the framework of the III Session of the Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the Americas, supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA), scheduled to take place from October 29 to 31, 2012, in Argentina, the U.N. International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction (ISDR) and the Organization of American States (OAS) have issued a call for the identification and systematization of relevant experiences on DRR in the Americas, including themes related to climate change adaptation.
The recently inaugurated Forensics Laboratory, established with MCC Threshold Program’s assistance, is playing a significant role in the Paraguayan justice system.