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Who we are

The Communities and Renewable Energy Project (CER) is a multi-year project between August 2017 and August 2020 by the Mexico Climate Initiative (ICM), in alliance with the Civic Collaboration Center (CCC) and Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO) Mexico, with a grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Mexico Climate Initiative (ICM): ICM is a Mexican, non-partisan, non-profit grant-making, advocacy, think tanking, and convening organization and dedicated to generating the conditions for the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Mexico through supporting the development of climate change mitigation public policies. Website:

Civic Collaboration Center. CCC is a Mexican, non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening processes and capacities for multi-sectorial dialogue, participation and good governance in Mexico. To this end, the CCC carries out interventions at the local, federal and regional levels, promotes and facilitates spaces for articulation and citizen participation, strengthens the capacities of various sectors for dialogue, agreement building, collaborative advocacy, and carries out work in communities and with civil society organizations, academic institutions, businesses, and the three levels of government. CCC serves as a bridge, and spurs constructive dialogue between the sectors, creating spaces for effective listening and deliberation and for the collective, legitimate construction of agreements on issues relevant to society. Website:

The Specialty and Master in Politics and Energy and Environmental Management of the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences, Mexico. FLASCO is a high-level academic institution that has participated in the training of professionals and academics in the social sciences in Mexico since 1976. FLASCO has made important contributions to the analysis of social, political and economic problems relevant to the region. Its teaching programs related to the CER project are the Master’s degree in Public Policy and Gender, the Master’s degree in Human Rights and Democracy, the Master’s degree in Energy and Environmental Policy and Management, and the specialization in Energy and Environmental Policy and Management. Website:

This Website is made possible by the support of the American People through theUnited States Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents of this Website are the sole responsibility of the implementing Consortium "Communities and Renewable Energy" and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United StatesGovernment.