Virtual Educa is an organization dedicated to promote innovation in education for social transformation and sustainable development, enhancing public-private partnerships. Virtual Educa operates through an alliance of multilateral organizations, cooperation agencies and public / private institutions, gathering the governmental, corporate, academic and civil society sectors and operating in the different geographic areas through a network of foundations [Virtual Educa Global Alliance].
Virtual Educa was created in 2001 from the vision for an innovative and more inclusive Education in Latin America and the Caribbean by the Organization of American States (OAS) through the Institute of Advanced Studies of the Americas (INEAM). The Ibero-American Secretariat (SEGIB) joined the initiative in 2003. Since January 1st, 2017, Virtual Educa is an independent organization operating at a global level with special agreements and collaborating with different agencies of the UN system [SDGF/PNUD, UNITAR], the World Bank Group (Y2Y) and other international organizations as the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB), OECD, PARLATINO, etc.