According to 2018 perceptions data from Latinobarómetro, 79% of citizens in Latin American countries believe that their country is governed in the interest of a few powerful groups.
Violence, crime, insecurity, high rates of femicide, corruption, impunity, as well as polarized contexts continue to hinder the development of Latin America and the Caribbean.
South-South and triangular cooperation is critical to the 2030 Agenda and the overarching goal of eradication of poverty in all its forms and dimensions.
While climate change is detrimental to all, it’s more so for women, and even worse for rural and indigenous women.
The Jamaican iguana, once thought extinct, and is now making a comeback with help from the Hope Zoo Iguana Head Start Initiative.
Using blockchain technology, UNDP, AltFinLab and Amsterdam’s FairChain Foundation are developing the world’s first blockchain shared-value chocolate.
Argentina finds in UNDP a key partner to protect the planet while improving people's lives

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38%

of the population are considered vulnerable

80%

of the population lives in urban areas

37%

of all legislators and senior officials are female

40%

of the people in the region feel safe

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