OMINA Foundation participated in the Latin American Forum of UNESCO Partners

Panama City, October 3, 2019

OMINA Foundation was invited to present its projects on innovation, sustainability and well-being, in the Latin American Forum of UNESCO Partners that took place in Panama City, on October 3 and 4.

The LAC Forum brings together all the partners that support and defend the ideals of UNESCO, and is a great opportunity to foster alliances that promote sustainable development projects and fundamental actions for peace in Latin America and the Caribbean. At the heart of the initiative are specific issues of importance to the region: culture and creativity for sustainable development; climate action and socio-environmental promotion; resilience; partnerships for more inclusive, equitable and quality education, youth empowerment and the construction of opportunities to drive change for sustainable development; address regional challenges around migration; and opportunities to build a sustainable blue economy. Public and private companies, Member States, development agencies, multilateral development banks, philanthropic foundations, communities, international organizations, academia and civil society took place in the Forum.

Andrea Somma, CEO of OMINA Foundation, participated in the plenary conference “Corporate Social Responsibility and Philanthropy in Latin America and the Caribbean”, where she presented the work of OMINA Foundation, together with Mr. Víctor Guédez, President of the Consulting in Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (CERSE), Venezuela; Mr. Marcos Kisil, President of the Institute for the Development of Social Investment (IDIS), Brazil; Ms. Lucía García de Polavieja, Manager of Social and Cultural Projects, Fundación Telefónica in Peru; Mr. Alan Aicken, Vice President of Acquisitions, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd; and Mr. Juan Pablo Morataya, Executive Director, CentralRSE.