Hivos Central America

Central America

Global Fund Guatemala

The platform for the Global Fund in Guatemala. Hivos was designated to manage the funds in Guatemala through which subsidizes the work of several local organizations.

World Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2013. The Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993.

2014 Annual Report

The Annual Report and Annual Accounts show how Hivos gave shape to its ideals from Nairobi to The Hague, and from Bolivia to Jakarta.


Knowledge Programme

The platform for knowledge development on issues imperative to the global development sector.


Facts & Figures

Central America

Total liability € 14.4 million

Number of countries 5

Number of partner organisations 76


Central America

Hivos is appalled at the events in Paris that claimed many lives of innocent civilians. IS claimed responsibility for the attacks, which were carried out mostly by French citizens. Almost immediately after this horrific violence was wreaked particularly on places of entertainment, calls for drastic measures resounded from every corner, such as closing borders or wiping IS 'off the face of the earth'.

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights published a sentence in the López Lone and others vs Honduras case in favor of three judges and a magistrate who, in their fight for democracy and rule of law, were dismissed from their positions for dissenting against the coup that took place June 28, 2009 in Honduras. This decision threatened judicial independence, which should prevail in any state of law.

¿Qué desafíos identificamos a futuro para la sociedad civil? ¿Cómo planteamos la continuidad del trabajo de las organizaciones de la sociedad civil? Esas fueron las preguntas que guiaron el Seminario de Hivos Sudamérica, que reunió en Bolivia a representantes de diversas organizaciones aliadas que trabajan en la región.