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BEL

El Banco de Experiencias Locales (BEL) fue creado en 1997 como un proyecto conjunto de las universidades Nacional de Quilmes y General Sarmiento (Argentina) para crear un sitio de referencia en materia de innovación en la gestión local. Desde entonces numerosos municipios han aportado sus experiencias al Banco, que se ha transformado en un valioso instrumento para el intercambio entre gobiernos locales, instituciones académicas y otras entidades interesadas. En la web, se puede acceder al banco desde un índice con diferentes clasificaciones.

Foro Latinoamericano de Políticas Educativas

El Foro Latinoamericano de Políticas Educativas - FLAPE, se fundó el 23 de octubre del 2003 en la Ciudad de México - Pablo Gentili, Edgar Becerra, Jorge Capella, Christian Martín, Gróver Pango, Ricardo Hevia y Oscar Ibarra. Este busca generar y ampliar espacios de encuentro y articulación de instituciones de la sociedad civil que promuevan procesos democráticos de cambio educativo, la defensa de la educación pública, y el desarrollo de estrategias de movilización social centradas en la equidad, la inclusión, la interculturalidad, la integración de los países de la región, la participación ciudadana y el reconocimiento del derecho inalienable a una educación de calidad para todos los latinoamericanos y latinoamericanas.

Foro Social de las Américas

El Foro Social de las Américas (FSA) es parte del proceso Foro Social Mundial (FSM), que inició en 2001 y ha pasado a constituirse en el más amplio espacio para la articulación de iniciativas sociales, el desarrollo de pensamiento crítico y la construcción de alternativas al orden neoliberal, bajo el común convencimiento de que "Otro Mundo es Posible".

UrbaRed

UrbaRed es una iniciativa conjunta del Instituto del Conurbano (Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento, Argentina) y del Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) que propone estimular la formación de una comunidad de personas vinculadas al desarrollo local y la política social (gobiernos locales, personal técnico, centros de investigación, ONG, asociaciones de promoción de desarrollo...) para el intercambio crítico y la generación de propuestas sobre política social urbana. La página cuenta con una sección de debates, otra de experiencias y un banco de recursos que incluye una biblioteca, agenda, links, etc.

IDB

The IDB is today the main source of multilateral financing for sustainable economic, social and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as for regional integration. It provides loans, grants, guarantees, policy advice and technical assistance to the public and private sectors in its Latin American and Caribbean borrowing member countries. Fulfilling a long-standing Latin American aspiration, the IDB was established in 1959 with bold mandates and novel tools that made it a model for other regional development banks. The IDB Group is composed of the IDB, the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) and the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF). The IIC focuses on support for small and medium-sized businesses, while the MIF promotes private sector growth through grants and investments.

An event that changed my perception

At an economic event organized in Santiago de Chile a few months ago I noticed a woman quite slim but who had big breasts that were too firm and lifted to be true. Because I am a curious and sociable woman and I make friends quite quickly and easily, I started talking to her and I made her reveal her secret to me.

I was a little surprise to hear that her breasts are not fake and they are not obtained through implant surgery. She told me that she wanted to try a natural and healthy method to enhance her breast size and that she believed that Breast Actives was her best option.

After a research on the internet that I made, I found out that Breast Actives truly is a natural breast enhancement method. Besides the fact that it consists in a combination of pills, cream and exercise program, the pills and cream really are made of natural ingredients of the highest quality, ingredients which were clinically tested and proven to be effective.

It seems that the woman at the economic event did not lie to me. Breast development in a natural and healthy way is possible due to this plant-derived chemical called Phytoestrogen. This chemical mimics the effects of the hormone called Estrogen, but using Phytoestrogen will not trigger the negative side effects commonly caused by use of Estrogen. Furthermore, by taking Breast Actives pills and cream from www.breastactives.org.uk/ the consumers will not experience unwanted side effects, fact confirmed by this woman.

She made Breast Actives program sound pretty tempting and I consider taking it too. When it comes to breasts, I do not believe that they can be too big. The program is healthy, so breasts will grow naturally and nobody will say that my breasts are fake.

During a break of this economic event she told me that she wanted to go through implant surgery, but she was afraid of the complications involved and she did not want to increase the risk of developing breast cancer. I found out on FDA that breast implants involve a large list of risks and complications and some of the negative side effects of implant surgery can be irreparable. Besides the fact that women can experience scarring, bleeding, infections and extreme pain, the implant can leak, the wound could heal in a quite long period and perhaps additional surgical procedures may be required. Even more, breasts implants can cost a little fortune.

I certainly understand why the woman at that event decided to try Breast Actives program instead of breast implants. I have seen the results with my own eyes and I want to give it a try too, it's a fact that it's really working. And I haven't said the best thing about it: the manufacturers of Breast Actives offer a 90 day money back guarantee. If I am not happy with the results, I will get my money back.

That woman and I became friends after the economic event and we talk from time to time about this and that. But every time when I see her, all I can think about is that I want to have breasts like hers...

Ciudades para un futuro más sostenible

Esta biblioteca pretende, por un lado, reunir documentación sobre todo tipo de acciones y experiencias en las ciudades y en el territorio que mejoren, de manera efectiva, las condiciones de vida de las personas, dentro de un criterio de sostenibilidad, mientras que, por otro, quiere ofrecer artículos, informes y reflexiones teóricas sobre el actual estado de las ciudades y sobre las alternativas que se plantean. De gran utilidad resulta el acceso a las bases de datos completas del Concurso Internacional de Buenas Prácticas que se celebra cada dos años, auspiciado por el Programa de Liderazgo Local y Buenas Prácticas (Best Practices and Local Leadership Programme, BLP). Así mismo, se puede acceder al Boletín CF+S que aborda de forma monográfica diferentes temáticas relacionadas con las ciudadades, el desarrollo local y la sostenibilidad.