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An uneven recovery: Taking the pulse of the Latin America and Caribbean Region following the pandemic

To continue monitoring how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the welfare of households in the region, the World Bank and UNDP have joined forces in the implementation of a second phase of…  



The World Bank and UNDP Present the Results of the Regional Survey “An Uneven Recovery: the Impact of COVID-19 on Latin America and the Caribbean"

The High-frequency Phone Surveys, the second phase of which was implemented this year in 24 countries of the region, provides a snapshot of families’ well-being and their perceptions regarding the…  


An uneven recovery: Taking the pulse of the Latin America and Caribbean Region following the pandemic

Join us on November 29 at 12 PM EST to find out more about the current state of the region as we release Phase 2 of the 2021 LAC High-Frequency Phone Survey, jointly done with UNDP, which measures…  


Reinforcing Haiti’s capacities and resilience through quick data collection

Haiti has had a long history of natural hazards, including two earthquakes, as well as political instability and poverty. Over the years, Haiti's government and civil society have committed to…  


Quality basic service indicators: A Twitter approach

This note proposes a methodology to construct Twitter based basic service quality indices. The methodology allows identifying failures in various basic services (electric power, residential water,…  


UNDP and ACS to collaborate to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals

The COVID-19 pandemic represents an opportunity for new and creative thinking, strategic partnerships like this are crucial to achieve SDGs and enhance the quality of people’s lives in the region and…  



Dinosaur Urges World Leaders Not To ‘Choose Extinction’ at United Nations

Bursting into the iconic General Assembly Hall, famous for history-making speeches by leaders from around the world, the imposing dinosaur tells an audience of shocked and bewildered diplomats and…  


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