Latin America and the Caribbean
Decision time? First take a look at what makes you crazy | Jacinda Fairholm

In Latin American and the Caribbean, several countries are asking such questions. Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador are working to adapt a risk assessment tool, known as the ‘Index for Risk Management (INFORM),’ to the national context.

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Impact Hub and UNDP launch the 2017 edition of Accelerate2030

Apart from the scaling program, ventures will join a week-long bootcamp in Geneva and participate in UNDP Social Good Summit in Geneva in October 2017, where they will pitch their solutions for the SDGs.

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Tegegnework Gettu: Statement on International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

On this day, let us recommit to building a more just and inclusive world where well-being, opportunity and human dignity are for everyone, including LGBTI people and their families.

Peru
Protecting the rights of people affected by disasters | María del Carmen Sacasa

In addition to saving lives, the response to the flooding in Peru must seek to promote the active participation of people affected by the disaster.

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UNDP Executive Board welcomes appointment of Achim Steiner as new Administrator

Mr Steiner’s nomination for UNDP Administrator was forwarded by Secretary-General António Guterres to the General Assembly, which today confirmed him as the Administrator of UNDP for a term of four years.

Ecuador
Drivers of the recovery

Small producers boost their livelihoods one year after the earthquake in Ecuador

Latinamerica and the Caribbean
Social and economic costs of Zika can reach up to US$ 18 billion in Latin America and the Caribbean

The epidemic will have a long-term impact, disproportionately affecting the poorest and most vulnerable communities, and could contribute to widening inequalities in the region.