CIFAL Bogota

CIFAL Bogotá was established in 2018 with the mission to develop and strengthen the capacities of government authorities, private sector representatives, and civil society leaders around the world in the areas of economic development, social inclusion, and the Sustainable Development Goals.

Scope: Latin America

 Thematic Areas:

  • Social Inclusion
  • Economic Development
  • Capacity for Agenda 2030


  • Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Public-private Partnerships
  • Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Gender Empowerment and Leadership
  • Indigenous Communities and Development


Juan Daniel Avila Gomez

Mr. Avila is from Bogota DC, Colombia, with a professional background in Civil Engineering and a postgraduate degree in Urban and Regional Planning. He has developed his professional career in issues related to corporate sustainability strategies incorporating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) aspects as well as management approaches such as human rights due diligence; creation of shared value with stakeholders; climate change, and biodiversity.

Mr. Avila has served as director of CIFAL Bogota since 2021. Additionally, he is an international advisor to multinationals and organizations in Latin America on the planning and management of policies, programs, and projects related to the infrastructure, energy, environmental, water, and sanitation sectors, and more. 

Contact Information

Address: Calle 73 No. 8-13 Torre A Piso 6, Bogotá, Colombia

Phone Number:+ 571 32 68 500 ext. 2438

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