Gender imbalances in the workplace slowdown progress in Latin America and the Caribbean
Dec 14, 2015
The report urges governments to develop policies that boost benefits and minimize the risks and challenges of an evolving world of work.
Top panelists highlight Latin America’s challenges and achievements in low-carbon
Dec 8, 2015
The Government of Spain and UNDP developed the Regional Climate Change Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean (2009-2015) aimed at supporting Spanish-speaking countries’ low carbon development, climate resilient policies and strategies, strengthening institutional frameworks for carbon finance, and promoting adaptation and mitigation actions.
Equator Prize Award Ceremony Lauds Indigenous Peoples’ Central Role in Climate Change Fight
Dec 8, 2015
In the midst of Paris climate negotiations, UN Development Programme (UNDP) chief Helen Clark and actor and activist Alec Baldwin hosted the Equator Prize 2015 award ceremony this week to recognize the perseverance of Indigenous Peoples and local communities in 19 countries worldwide, whose efforts are helping to tackle climate change and protect the environment.
Human Development Report 2015 to Launch 14 December in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Dec 7, 2015
The report examines how the benefits of this new world of work are not equally distributed, generating winners and losers.
Indigenous People take steps to have a voice in COP21
Nov 18, 2015
The dialogues have resulted in direct indigenous participation in national government delegations to the COP21 negotiations in Paris, as well as commitments from governments to take indigenous priorities to Paris and to report back to their countries’ indigenous peoples on the outcomes.
The United Nations Development Group commits with the Haitian Prime Minister to support the transition from the humanitarian framework to development
Nov 13, 2015
The UNDG delegation also met with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Sandra Honoré, and representatives from the World Bank and civil society organizations.
Countries highlight the role of multiple policies in eradicating poverty and achieving the 2030 Agenda in Latin America and the Caribbean
Nov 4, 2015
Delegates requested that ECLAC and UNDP jointly convene the next Regional Conference on Social Development held in Uruguay in November 2017.
Ministers address challenges to reduce poverty and inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean in a sustainable development era
Nov 2, 2015
After a decade of high economic growth and poverty reduction, adding 92 million people to an emerging middle class from 2003-2013, the region is facing slower growth rates and relapses into poverty for some segments of the population.
Argentina joins list of countries supporting Haiti’s landmark elections
Oct 30, 2015
Other contributing governments are Brazil, Canada, Japan, Mexico, Norway, the United States and the European Union.
Aruba launches Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Development for Small Island States
Oct 28, 2015
The Centre of Excellence builds on Aruba’s experience in the use of sustainable development practices. Over the years, the country has developed a reputation for tackling these issues with ambitious projects, like the aim to rely solely on renewable energy by 2020.