Projects

With our partners we apply technology to help foster social and economic development. The projects range from developing solutions, supporting events, training sessions to issue and policy awareness. Examples include:

Featured Projects: Latin America

IDB: Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills (ATC21s)

ATC21s is a worldwide project to help give students new skills to succeed in school sponsored by Cisco, Intel and Microsoft

OAS: Enabling Education through Technology

Portal of the Americas is the first regional public educational portal to support Latin America and the Caribbean developed by the Organization of American States and Microsoft

OAS: Encouraging the Development of e-Government in Latin America and the Caribbean

Information and communicaion technology to improve access and improve efficiencies to governments

IDB: Youth Development Fund

Investment in Latin American youth to spur job growth

IDB:Microsoft Innovation Center for Tourism in Panama

The tourism sector has a significant economic impact in Latin America and the Caribbean, particularly for small and medium-size enterprises

OAS: Partnership in Opportunities for Employment through Technology in the Americas (POETA)

The Partnership in Opportunities for Employment through Technology in the Americas Organization of American States launched by Trust for the Americas and Microsoft

IDB and OAS: Virtual Research Institute

Latin America and Caribbean policy and strategy development for ICT research capacity building; Microsoft Research works with the Inter-American Development Bank, Organization of American States