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The World Health Organization (WHO) highlights an Observatory on Latin America (OLA) research study on Villa 20 and COVID-19

The case study emphasizes the benefits of efforts of the IVC together with local grassroots organizations which strengthened the capacity of the community to respond to the risks of COVID-19

New Ongoing Research Study “Villa 20 and COVID-19: The benefits of building social capital in the informal settlements of Buenos Aires”

The study will test the hypothesis that the social investment in a participatory process of slum upgrading proved to be an investment in building social capital in the slum that was essential in avoiding contagion from COVID-19 during the first several months.

Havana Studio

The Havana Studio: Historic Preservation and Urban Strategy produces analytic and socially-sensitive heritage surveys in synchrony with several Cuban institutions

Emergence of territorial vulnerabilities in the digital public space

This article investigates the expression and representation of urban vulnerabilities in demands published in the digital public space, and gives an account of the scope and limitations found in the navigation of digital space.


MOFIS 2084 aims to build urban horizons with everyday visions. Fair and inclusive futures with joint responsibility for the production and exchange of good practices in the context of comprehensive knowledge among those of us who inhabit Latin America.

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