International Organizations and Latin American Higher Education
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Organizations active in the realm of ideas, supporting desirable goals, models, and policies for higher education, as well as in producing data and instruments useful for governments to turn ideas into realities.
International organizations active in Latin American higher education include a diversity of intergovernmental and nongovernmental, global, and regional agencies. This contribution focuses on three very different intergovernmental global organizations: the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the World Bank (WB) group, and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). These agencies differ greatly in size and resources, mission, governance, and the instruments through which they influence higher education policy and practice. They are active in the realm of ideas, supporting desirable goals, models, and...
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