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Leaving For A Better Living: Migration and Remittances in LAC

Migration in LAC is on the rise, and mostly driven by the people opting out of the social contract in places where development has resulted in unresolved, distributional tensions. However, for…  


Global Leaders Join Forces to Save Tropical Forests and Boost Sustainable Growth

The conference was timely with the recent IPBES report calling for a profound transformation to conserve, restore and use nature in a sustainable way to avoid planetary collapse. The study revealed…  


No Country for Old, Indigenous Women: The challenge of discrimination in Latin America and the Caribbean

The perception of discrimination, in whatever form people feel it, is an issue in many LAC countries. On average, 17% of all Latin Americans reported that they perceived themselves as part of a group…  


Prosperity

2030 Agenda - Prosperity: ensure all human beings can enjoy prosperous and fulfilling lives and that economic, social and technological progress occurs in harmony with nature.  


Partnerships

2030 Agenda - Partnerships: implement this Agenda through a revitalized Global Partnership for Sustainable Development focused on the poorest and most vulnerable, with participation of all countries,…  


Planet

2030 Agenda - Planet: protect the planet from degradation, through sustainable consumption and production, sustainably managing natural resources and taking urgent action on climate change.  


Peace

2030 Agenda - Peace: foster peaceful, just and inclusive societies free from fear and violence.  


People

2030 Agenda - People: to end poverty and hunger, and to ensure that all human beings can fulfil their potential in dignity and equality and in a healthy environment.  


Killing Development: The Devastating Epidemic of Crime and Insecurity in Latin America and the Caribbean

Development is a very uneven process, accompanied by heterogeneity in outcomes across sectors, across regions and across income groups. Such process, Albert Hirschman elegantly established about 60…  


The Geography of Exclusion: The Dynamics of State Discontinuity Across the Territory in LAC

One of the ways in which inequality manifests itself is by making location a constraint to socioeconomic achievement. Equality of opportunity implies that the place where a person is born –or chooses…  

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